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Urban Light

The Shoe Chandelier

— March 3, 2008 — Art & Design
The shoe chandelier by designers Peter Pracilio and Oscar Lopez uses an icon of urban city life, the sneaker, in a fun interior lighting piece. It is a must have for any sneakers lover; and will surely add a touch of cool to your room. The design will be available in chandelier and tabletop versions.

designGO's Peter Pracilio also designed the very elegant eiCRATE dog crate.

Implications - This unique lighting fixture would be perfect for urban offices that perhaps distribute sneakers, or even for children's bedrooms or playrooms. Wherever they hang, people will definitely get a "kick" at their hilarious design.
Trend Themes
1. Sneaker-inspired Lighting - Opportunity for designers to create more unique lighting fixtures inspired by the sneaker shoe design.
2. Urban-themed Home Decor - Opportunity for manufacturers to create trendy and urban-themed furniture and home decor items.
3. Chic Dogware - Opportunity to create more aesthetically pleasing home living accessories for pets.
Industry Implications
1. Interior Design - Interior designers can incorporate unique and trendy lighting fixtures like the 'Shoe Chandelier' into their urban-themed design projects.
2. Fashion and Apparel - Sneaker companies can partner with furniture manufacturers to create hybrid products like sneaker-inspired furniture or lighting fixtures.
3. Pet Products - Product designers can create more visually appealing dog supplies and accessories, like the 'eiCRATE' dog crate design.
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