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Dumbbells by Sumikawa Design Emphasize the Potential Beauty of Form

— January 14, 2013 — Art & Design
Free weights are familiar objects but one could rarely call them visually attractive. Quite on the contrary, these Dumbbells by Sumikawa Design embody an elegance that you'll only find in the fittest female at the gym.

Yes, it is possible to make such a simple utilitarian item look beautiful and, in fact, it's the more uncomplicated objects that offer the most potential in this regard. All that one requires from such exercise equipment is a specified weight and a way to hold onto it.

To be manufactured of sleek and lustrous material by Takenaka Metal Works, these arm-strengthening items take asymmetrical sculptural shapes. Crucially, the Dumbbells by Sumikawa Design can be balanced perfectly when held in their narrow middles, offering the very best in function and form.
Trend Themes
1. Elegant Exercise Equipment - Designing visually attractive and sleek exercise equipment that combines function and form.
2. Sculptural Fitness Products - Creating exercise items with asymmetrical and artistic shapes that add an aesthetic element to workouts.
3. Utilitarian Beauty - Discovering potential in simple, everyday objects by making them visually appealing without sacrificing functionality.
Industry Implications
1. Fitness Equipment Manufacturing - Manufacturing companies can explore producing elegant exercise equipment that appeals to a wider consumer base.
2. Interior Design - Interior designers can incorporate sculptural fitness products into gym and home gym spaces to enhance the overall aesthetic.
3. Product Design and Manufacturing - Designers and manufacturers can focus on creating utilitarian objects that are visually appealing, offering consumers a balance of beauty and practicality.
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