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Luxury Sci-Fi Furniture

The $60,500 X-Wing Coffee Table is a Holy Grail for Star Wars Fans

— January 16, 2013 — Art & Design
Sci-Fi fans are more than happy to integrate the fictional Star Wars and Star Trek elements in their real-life environments; for that very reason, Sci-Fi furniture has become a prevalent theme for geeky designers.

This latest masterpiece is the X-Wing coffee table that is currently being sold for $60,500. The artist Barry Shields carved it out in a total of six months. The work is suggested to have been priced at a 14$ per hour spent on the making of it. Currently a popular window shopping piece for intergalactic soldiers, it is a true dream item for all Star Wars fans. 

Barry Shield’s modern and geeky furniture designs are all skillfully carved and contain a sophisticated attitude as well as a quirky one, clearly targeting the seemingly mature yet achieved geek-at-hearts.
Trend Themes
1. Sci-fi Furniture - The demand for Sci-Fi furniture designs is on the rise particularly among fans who want to integrate fictional elements into their real-life environment.
2. Geeky Luxury - Luxury geeky furniture designs are gaining popularity, targeting mature yet geek-at-heart individuals.
3. Artistic Creations - Hand-made, artistic furniture pieces are becoming more valuable as consumers seek unique and exclusive home decor items.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture Manufacturing - The furniture manufacturing companies can explore the market opportunities of creating one-of-a-kind furniture designs for science fiction enthusiasts.
2. Art and Design - Artists and designers can capitalize on the growing demand for artisanal and hand-made furniture pieces to create unique and innovative designs that cater to the niche market of sci-fi fans.
3. Luxury Retail - Luxury retailers can capitalize on the trend of luxury sci-fi furniture by offering bespoke designs that cater to affluent customers seeking exclusive home decor items.
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