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News with your brews
Gulf News has teamed up with Tim Hortons to bring coffee lovers morning news when ordering their beverage. Headlines from Gulf News' Twitter feed are printed on the sleeves of coffee cups, keeping everyone up-to-date every hour.
Why it matters
Coffee and morning news often go hand in hand. This innovative approach by Gulf News definitely manages to crawl its way into this morning ritual. Will it inspire other traditional mediums to consider unconventional ways to grab their audience’s attention?
In the context of a well-know German literature award, the city of Klagenfurt was converted into a virtual library featuring great pieces of literature. Seventy QR code stickers were placed all over the city. Passers-by could then scan the code to download full eBooks to their smartphones.
Michiel Cornelissens designed the “Pod à porter”, a jewellery-like iPod shuffle accessory. The ultra-light neckband is the “easiest way to wear music - even if you’re not wearing much” and promises no more wire-tangling of your earphones.