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Soft iMac and Powerbook Covers

— September 19, 2006 — Tech
French design team Lauren and Paulina Bibi unveiled these Mac and iMac covers at the Parisian Apple Expo. They aren't online yet but you can e-mail the designer sisters and they'll send you one. $40-$50 each.

Implications - These mischievous monster covers have the power to transform your seemingly harmless Mac into a fearsome and hilarious beast, so it's no surprise that Lauren and Paulina Bibi have been literally inundated with demand. The only problem I can foresee with this oddball creations is that they might be too distracting on account of how ingeniously funny they are. In the long scheme of things, that is definitely not a bad characteristic at all!
Trend Themes
1. Custom Tech Accessories - The demand for unique and humorous tech accessories like the monster covers for Mac and iMac presents an opportunity for designers to create custom products that cater to individual tastes and personalities.
2. Personalization of Technology - The popularity of customizable tech accessories reflects the growing desire for individuals to personalize their devices, opening up avenues for companies to offer personalized technology solutions that meet consumer demands.
3. Humor in Technology - The success of humorous and playful tech accessories like the monster covers points to a trend of incorporating humor into technology, suggesting potential for innovative and entertaining products that bring joy to users.
Industry Implications
1. Tech Accessories - The market for tech accessories, such as laptop covers, is ripe for disruptive innovation with unique designs and customizable options that allow consumers to express their individuality and sense of humor.
2. Personal Electronics - The personal electronics industry can tap into the trend of personalization by offering customizable devices that allow users to showcase their personality and sense of humor through unique designs and accessories.
3. Design and Art - The intersection of design and technology presents an opportunity for artists and designers to create innovative and creative products that bring a touch of humor and whimsy to everyday technology.
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