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Unconventional Object Designs

Philippe Malouin Envisions Beautiful Creations in Unexpected Ways

— April 23, 2013 — Art & Design
Whether it is a transparent stool that acts like a set of ball point pens or it is a tiny boat that is powered by tea lights, designer Philippe Malouin has a quirky sense of imagination that converts simple visions into beautiful creations. Philippe Malouin pushes boundaries to delight his audience while making furniture and objects that still fulfill a specific purpose, even if that purpose is to simply put a smile on a person's face.

Hailing from Canada and based in London, England, Philippe Malouin has made it into the limelight a few times with such designs as the Daylight Lamp and the Chainmail Carpet. Nevertheless, viewing Philippe Malouin's work as a whole shows people how truly artistic a soul he is.
Trend Themes
1. Unconventional Designs - Designing objects that push boundaries and delight audiences can become an opportunity for businesses to create disruptive innovations.
2. Quirky Imagination - Encouraging creativity and quirky imagination in designing furniture and objects can lead to surprising and unconventional ideas that tackle real-world problems.
3. Functional Art - Blurring the line between art and functionality can lead to innovative product designs that not only serve a purpose but also provide an aesthetic experience.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture Design - Incorporating unconventional designs in furniture can create opportunities to stand out in a crowded market and offer unique products that cater to specific consumer tastes.
2. Home Decor - Unconventional object designs can offer opportunities for home decor businesses to provide aesthetically pleasing and functional products that could create a sense of novelty and excitement for customers.
3. Product Design - Broadening the design considerations for creating products can lead to new product categories and designs that satisfy niche markets and stand out from traditional product offerings.
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