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Parisian Monument Periscopes

This Device Uses Mirrors to Improve Seeing the Eiffel Tower

— December 19, 2015 — Art & Design
A Reddit user by the name of Lurluberlu recently developed a customized periscope to improve his view of the iconic Parisian monument the Eiffel Tower. The device cleverly manipulated two different mirror angles to reflect an ideal view of the iconic landmark directly into his window.

Some of the best views in Paris are the ones that feature a clear sight line to the Eiffel Tower that only a select view urban dwellers happen to have. This homemade periscope design creatively captures a perfect view of the landmark in a space that normally wouldn't be able to see it by using reflections. The periscope creatively featured two expertly placed mirrors that carried the reflection of the tower into Lurluberlu's room giving him an unobstructed view.
Trend Themes
1. Mirror Manipulation Devices - Periscope-like devices that creatively use mirrors to improve views of landmarks or locations can disrupt the tourism industry by offering unique and personalized experiences.
2. Customized Viewing Equipment - Individuals and businesses can offer customized viewing equipment to enhance experiences and provide unique perspectives, creating new opportunities in the travel and tourism industry.
3. DIY Tourism Solutions - As people continue to seek unique and personalized experiences, DIY tourism solutions that offer affordable and accessible ways to improve sightseeing can disrupt the traditional tourism industry.
Industry Implications
1. Tourism - The tourism industry can benefit from new and unique ways of experiencing landmarks and destinations, such as custom viewing devices and DIY solutions.
2. Retail - Retailers can capitalize on the trend of customized viewing devices by selling or renting them to travelers, offering a new revenue stream and enhancing customer experiences.
3. Home Improvement - Home improvement companies can leverage the trend of personalized viewing devices by offering custom-designed window installations that allow for unique views and experiences, expanding their market and services.
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