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Silence is served
Stüa de Michil is a restaurant inside the in Corvara, Italy where silence is mandatory on every Wednesday evening. The only form of communication permitted is a little blackboard on each table.
Why it matters
Peace and quiet is becoming a sought-after luxury by some consumers. Brands need to respect this new trend by finding subtle but powerful ways to engage people that give them a break from the traditionally noisy world of communication.
Source: Vanity Fair
16. September 2010
The French artist Sophie Calle has recently launched Transport Amoureux, a project for the Toulousain subway. It allows passengers to display love messages on station screens through a dedicated website. It’s a novel way to declare one’s fleeting love to the man or woman across the window.
Ebooks that form the digital media equivalent of a conventional printed book are gaining mainstream traction with the launch of readers such as Amazon’s Kindle and the Sony Reader, which allow consumers to store hundreds of novels on just one piece of hardware.