The 'Scratch My Back' Predicts How We'll Dine in 2015

 - Feb 10, 2008   Updated: May 26 2011
References: designboom
Having a design contest for how we might eat in 2015 means getting some fun as well as futuristic designs. Even if they are meant to be a little cheesy, like this animal designed grater. The cool part is that you don't have to hold it to use it. No more grated knuckles. It's called “Scratch my Back.”

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Implications - As these products show, society's perception of a product weighs heavily on how it looks. You can literally take a boring object such as a cheese grater and transform it into a playful piece that will initiate conversation. Companies need to focus on a product's style as much as its substance if it's going to be successful on the market.