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Pixelated Pillows

'Mixelated' Cushions Geek Up Your Decor

— April 11, 2009 — Art & Design
These Mixelated pillows are perfect for fans of geek chic decor. We have seen a number of tech-inspired pillows, from computer-inspired Apple cushions to musical pillows.

This line of Mixelated silk and linen pillows by Alice & Sens combines a traditional floral print with high-tech pixelated graphic imaging.

Implications - Pixelation was once a photography faux pas; however, today's retrocentric society sees pixelation and 8-bit design as a form of nostalgia with positive association to childhood and simpler times. Digitized consumers especially get a kick out of this type of design, which serves as a reminder of where today's immensely developed technology originally got its roots. Ultimately, 8-bit design has the same effect has cruising through one's baby pictures.
Trend Themes
1. Geek Chic Decor - Opportunity for businesses to create and market home decor with tech-inspired designs.
2. Retrocentric Society - Opportunity to cater to consumers' nostalgia for simpler times with pixelated and 8-bit designs.
3. Digitized Consumers - Opportunity to tap into the market of tech-savvy consumers who enjoy designs that remind them of the origins of technology.
Industry Implications
1. Home Decor - Opportunity for home decor businesses to incorporate tech-inspired designs into their products.
2. Fashion - Opportunity for fashion industry to create clothing and accessories with pixelated and 8-bit designs.
3. Technology - Opportunity for tech companies to develop products that embrace and celebrate the nostalgia of pixelation and 8-bit design.
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