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Guerrilla marketing has become all the rage these days but it is nothing new - it is simply a twist on delivering a message, communicating a concept and selling something in a way that engages an audience. The best part about good guerrilla advertisements and clever guerrilla marketing campaigns is that people know that there is a commercial interest but still approve of the installation or innovation - even despite its corporate nature.

IKEA Flips Condo Sideways to Create Furniture Climbing Wall

Furnishings become footholds, supports and resting spots as you scale the flipped-over floor of this fanciful apartment, opened to the public as a method to ...

Sewer Pipe Sofa: Rusted NYC Tubes Recycled as Urban Seating

The latest in a long line of city-centric upcycling projects, this modular couch turns the ultimate in untouchable urban infrastructure into a chic industrial ...

When Every Inch Counts: 14 More Clever Small Space Hacks

Making a tiny living space comfortable and practical means integrating multi-purpose furniture, custom built-ins and lots of other clever space-saving tricks. ...

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Magnetic Furniture: Modular Blocks Connect via Unseen Forces

Magnetized to stick together when you arrange them, these boxes take LEGO-style furniture construction to a new level by leaving exposed surfaces ...

Memo Bottle: Slim Paper-Shaped Water Canteen for Laptop Bags

Rectangular, skinny and designed to fit in briefcases or computer bags, this is definitely a bottle with a clear message: it is time to make your preferred ...

Flexible Furniture: Mold this Seat into All Sorts of Shapes

Sitting in a single position for long periods is not just uncomfortable but also a health hazard, but is the solution to be found in a single form or something ...

Brothers in Benches: Pallets Offer Public a Place to Sit

Packing down nearly as flat as they were before they were modified, six interlocking structures made of pallets unfold to reveal a variety of seating options ...

Modern, Modular & Transforming Kids’ Furniture: 13 Designs

Why spend a fortune on a virtually endless array of aesthetically questionable kids’ furniture, from birth to their teen years, when you could choose ...

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Bad by Design: Everyday Objects Reworked to Frustrate Users

They say great design is in the details, so what would happen if you were to twist a key element here or tweak a core feature there? As it turns out, rendering ...

Guerrilla Kindness: Add-Ons Make Cities More Convenient

Three designers sneak around Paris, quickly installing brightly-colored machine-fabricated objects onto public chairs, phones, vending machines and other urban ...

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