Corpus 2.0 Imagines Adaptation to Fads
Marcia Nolte is currently showing Corpus 2.0, which is her interpretation of how the human body would function better with today’s fads, fashions and gadgets. She shows a face with lips that fit perfectly around a cigarette, a shoulder that is pronounced to make for making phone calls, noses with built-in grooves to hold eyeglasses, ear holes shaped like iPod ear pieces, a foot like a high heel, and a longer and stronger thumb for texting.
1. Adaptive Design - The trend towards creating products that adapt to current fads and technologies presents an opportunity for designers to create innovative, multi-functional products that meet the changing needs of consumers
2. Body Modification - As more consumers seek to customize their bodies with wearable gadgets, there is an opportunity for innovation in the form of products that enhance the function and aesthetics of human anatomy
3. Pop Culture Health - The rise of cultural fads and trends as a prominent influencer in health presents an opportunity for healthcare professionals to engage with patients on a deeper level by incorporating their interests and lifestyles into their treatment plans
1. Fashion - Fashion designers have the opportunity to create clothing and accessories that incorporate the latest gadgets and technology to enhance the functionality and style of everyday wear
2. Consumer Electronics - As consumers seek out technologies that augment and enhance their physical capabilities, there is an opportunity for the development of products that combine wearable technology with traditional electronic devices
3. Healthcare - The incorporation of cultural fads and trends into healthcare presents an opportunity for healthcare professionals to provide personalized, patient-centered care that takes into account their interests and lifestyles