Things That Look Like Other Things RSS

Background: "That contrast is embedded in things that look like other things, and its curious appeal suggests something about one of the great conundrums of consumer behavior, or possibly even of human psychology: our attraction to the novel and our seemingly contradictory attraction to the familiar."

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As seen in Coolhunting, Curbed, etc.

"I can see the appeal, but the whole concept is rather thin."
-- Constantin Boym

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    I want this for absolutely no reason.
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    Taking mimesis and nostalgia to another level: an accessory that looks like an outmoded icon that represents an outmoded...
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