Stop producing more ‘ironic’, ‘whimsical’ tat with rounded edges that consumes valuable materials & energy.
If I see another Alessi-style ripoff hatstand/chair/bottle opener that looks like a hand/bike/dagger, I’ll puke. THAT’S NOT DESIGN… that’s self-obsessed, childish claptrap.
Are you happy to keep fooling yourself into believing that by doing this you’re more than a commodity at the end of a business process that’s owned by the lowest bidder?
“But I wear a t-shirt with a monkey on it - I’m painfully hip!”, they cry.
Why don’t you try challenging yourself to come up with something big & meaningful that makes users’ lives better, for crying out loud - something that does more than help fill a landfill site??