prototypes of absurd inventions by patrick strattner
sep 25, 2013
prototypes of absurd inventions by patrick strattner


prototypes of absurd inventions by patrick strattner
automatic upper and lower full mouth tooth brush
all images courtesy of patrick strattner

 

 

 

german photographer patrick strattner fantasizes about ways to make everyday life easier and a little more enjoyable in ‘prototypes’. the series of images depict smart, full-scale constructions of abstracted objects, made up of various gadgets and devices. their humorous approach lend whimsy to mundane tasks, like brushing both the tops and bottoms of your teeth, carrying groceries, and drying out soggy arm-pit stains on t-shirts. strattners’s creative process includes conceptualizing the idea for the quirky object, planning out its execution and construction, and finally photographing it. the absurd inventions explore the idea of a product-driven society, and encourage the audience to fantasize about the playfulness in the seemingly ordinary.

 

 


three wheeled foot propelled bristle sweeper

 

 


portable sweaty armpit t-shirt dryer

 

 


hovering grocery shopping assistant with leather hand lead
 

 


zippered outer apparel with attachable velcro accessories

 

 


battery operated back hair 2in1 shaving and grooming system

 

 


 nighttime shades with automatic dimming headlights

 

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