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Multi-Tasking Tables

John Green's 'Embrace Table' is a Three-In-One Space-Saving Solution

— September 28, 2009 — Art & Design
Industrial designer John Green’s ‘Embrace Table’ is beautiful. Sleek lines and a multi-functional design the ‘Embrace Table’ is a three-in-one design concept. The table can act as shelving, storage or two separate surface to sit on or at. You can either use the ‘Embrace Table’ as one cohesive unit or as two separate seating or surface areas. It is available in a variety of materials, including cherry veneered plywood and glacier white corian.

Implications - With so many different things to take care of in modern society, consumers are looking for products that will make their lives a bit easier. Items that offer efficiency are appealing to shoppers who want to complete their tasks in a timely manner.
Trend Themes
1. Multi-functional Furniture - With consumers seeking efficiency, the multi-functional furniture trend provides opportunities for creating dual or multi-purpose products.
2. Space-saving Solutions - Innovative space-saving solutions like the Embrace Table cater to consumers living in smaller or shared living spaces, creating opportunities for more compact and versatile furniture designs.
3. Customizable Furniture - Customizable furniture designs like the Embrace Table allow consumers to tailor their furniture to their needs and preferences, creating opportunities for personalized, modular furniture designs.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture Manufacturing - The furniture manufacturing industry can take advantage of the multi-functional, space-saving, and customizable furniture trends to create innovative products that meet the needs of modern consumers.
2. Interior Design - Incorporating multi-functional, space-saving, and customizable furniture into interior designs presents opportunities for interior designers to offer versatile and efficient living spaces to their clients.
3. Home Goods Retail - Home goods retailers can utilize the multi-functional, space-saving, and customizable furniture trends to provide consumers with products that cater to their specific requirements and preferences.
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