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Puzzling Date Reminders

The Mint Calendar Comes in the Form of 41 Puzzle Pieces

— February 10, 2010 — Art & Design
The Mint Calendar might not be made for those who are always on the go. This calendar will take a little bit more time to organize with its 41 puzzle pieces.

Inspired by those sliding puzzle games (you know the ones, the ones we all had as children and would spend hours sliding the pieces around the board), the Mint Calendar brings a bit of fun (and possible frustration) to your monthly organization. The plus size is you can pull the puzzle pieces right out of the board which might make things a tad easier.
Trend Themes
1. Interactive Calendars - Developing calendars that require user interaction and engagement, such as solving puzzles, presents an opportunity to enhance the calendar experience and increase user satisfaction.
2. Gamification of Organization - Integrating game elements, like puzzles, into organizational tools can make them more enjoyable and incentivize users to stay organized, offering a potentially disruptive innovation in the productivity market.
3. Unconventional Product Design - Creating products with unconventional and novel designs, like a calendar made up of puzzle pieces, can attract consumer attention and open up new market segments, providing opportunities for disruptive innovation.
Industry Implications
1. Stationery and Office Supplies - The stationery industry can explore incorporating interactive and gamified elements into calendars and other organizational tools, creating unique and engaging products that cater to different customer preferences.
2. Game and Puzzle Industry - The game and puzzle industry can partner with calendar manufacturers to develop puzzle-based calendars, diversifying their product offerings and reaching a broader customer base.
3. Productivity and Time Management - Companies in the productivity and time management industry can leverage unconventional product designs to differentiate themselves from competitors, offering innovative solutions that improve user productivity and satisfaction.
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