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Naturalistic Tree Tablet Stands

The Dock Smith Branch Device Stands Blend Nature with Technology

— April 15, 2016 — Art & Design
The Dock Smith is a gadget accessory brand that is blending nature with technology with a series of device stands that are made using tree branches. The branches retain their natural shape and aesthetic with slots added to hold devices such as smartphones and tablets. The designs make use of raw materials to support tech to create a contrasting balance between the two polar opposite products.

The tablet docks are stylish, minimalist and naturalistic using real tree branches as the base of the unit. The docks maintain the natural shape and aesthetic of the branch by simply adding dented slots for the smartphones and tablets to sit in so they can stand upright. Due to the large size of the branches, the docks can display multiple devices at once.
Trend Themes
1. Nature-tech Integration - The trend of incorporating natural elements in technological products for aesthetic appeal creates an opportunity for disruptive innovation in device accessories.
2. Sustainable Design - The trend of using raw materials in device accessories to create a minimalist, environmentally friendly product presents an opportunity for disruptive innovation in the design industry.
3. Multi-device Stands - The trend of creating device stands with the capability to hold multiple devices creates an opportunity for disruptive innovation in the tech industry.
Industry Implications
1. Gadget Accessory - The gadget accessory industry has the opportunity for disruptive innovation by combining natural elements with technology, as seen by Dock Smith's tree branch device stands.
2. Design - The trend towards sustainable design and repurposing raw materials presents an opportunity for disruptive innovation in the design industry, particularly in device accessories.
3. Tech - The trend towards multi-device stands creates an opportunity for disruptive innovation in the tech industry, particularly in creating device stands that can hold a variety of devices simultaneously.
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