Separated at Birth was a popular column in the 1980s magazine, Spy, which paired photos of celebrities in uncanny ways. But people’s faces have no monopoly on similitude. A product may also bear a striking resemblance to something entirely unrelated. As you browse through the hundreds of thousands of items offered by B&H, it’s easy to imagine what might have motivated a particular product designer. Here are some suggestions, with the actual product on the left and its possible inspiration on the right.
Broncolor Nano 2 Power Pack Kitchen Grater
ProScope Mobile with 30N Lens Asthma Inhaler
Carson VM-14 VisorMag The Invisible Man
Bowens Jet Stream Wind Machine Fan Jet Engine (Photo by Mark Hillary CC-BY)
Arkay RG-1806 (Left hand) Eye Wash Station Bicycle Handlebars
Acme Made Smart Laptop Sleeve You are getting sleepy. Very sleepy.
Sannheiser MX 371 Stereo Earbuds Snake Charmer
Blue Yeti Pro Oscar Meyer
Manfrotto Retractable Spiked Foot Set Chess Piece Wine Cork
Focal Press Book: Pet Photography 101 Albert Einstein
K-Tek KR-SFT-ZEPP Basket Windshield System Paint Roller
Atlas Sound ATS183GL8 Tall Base Garden speaker Android Logo
Samsung UF-130ST High Definition Digital Presenter Hamilton Beach Classic DrinkMaster Drink Mixer
Apex Bean Bag stabilizer with LensCoat Denim shorts