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Arcade-Inspired Furniture

Qayot Pacman Seating

— September 29, 2008 — Art & Design
The ultimate in geeky furniture, Italian company, Qayot, has used the famous image of the retro video game character Pacman to create this unique seating set.

The set is made out of raw wood particles, with shape retaining, expanded polyurethane seats. The seats also come with tension elasticized fabric and interchangeable, removable linings.

The seating can be arranged in a variety of different combinations, and the colorful, removable linings allow the user to customize the look of their setting.

A quirky, fun tribute to pop culture!

Available on demand through the Qayot website.
Trend Themes
1. Retro Pop Culture-inspired Furniture - Opportunity for furniture companies to tap into the nostalgia market by creating unique, fun furniture designs that pay tribute to retro pop culture.
2. Modular Furniture - The trend towards modular furniture designs presents an opportunity for companies to create customizable furniture sets that can be arranged in a variety of combinations.
3. Eco-friendly Furniture - The use of raw wood particles and shape retaining, expanded polyurethane in this furniture set presents an opportunity for sustainable furniture design using recycled materials.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture - Traditional furniture companies can create new product lines with unique, retro pop culture-inspired designs, to tap into the nostalgia market and appeal to a younger generation of consumers.
2. Interior Design - Interior design companies can incorporate arcade-inspired or other pop culture furniture designs into their projects to add a fun, quirky touch to their clients' homes or businesses.
3. Sustainability - Sustainable furniture companies can incorporate recycled materials like raw wood particles and shape-retaining expanded polyurethane to create eco-friendly furniture sets that are customizable and modular.
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