Obama Earrings, Eco-Skirts & More

 - Jul 23, 2008   Updated: Apr 6 2011
References: etsy
Barack Obama has quite a fan following on Etsy.com, a network of online stores for crafty people selling their own creations. Obama appears on everything from earrings and bracelets to baby clothes.

There are even eco-friendly Obama inspired recycled t-shirt skirt!

The most common items include pins and paintings, including the fun, cartoon-style portrait featured in the gallery.

Implications - Quirky crafts that make the most of pop cultural icons have the advantage of appealing to the default base of consumers that are already fans of that figure or organization. A little ingenuity can go a long way when designing products that make the most of contemporary society, and it is oftentimes essential for sparking innovation.