Phone Camouflage

Arnoud van den Heuvel
September 25th 2011

In twenty years, the mobile phone has become man's closest utensil. Can you imagine living without this umbilical box? Too bad it's often still a box that we hold to our ears...

Not if it's up to the CollabCuped-shop: Its jolly phone camouflage wraps the technology into a second skin. Hold it like if you are scribbling your cheek.

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natinja
Posted 25/09/2011 – 10:56

The minimalist box design prevalent in consumer devices today and the current tendency to conceal technologies create new difficulties for people who were used to retrieving whole cultural setups just by referencing to the shape of technological appendices. Read http://blog.tompappalardo.com/?p=2016.

Berry Eggen
Posted 25/09/2011 – 09:17

in 1999 NTT first presented 'Whisper' at the Computer-Human Interaction Conference in Pittsburgh. This is a wearable telephone handset that utilizes the human hand as part of the receiver. See, for example: http://www.mobilemag.com/2003/12/12/fingerwhisper-prototype-uses-human-hand-as-part-of-the-receiver/

Should men be able to give birth to children?


Joyce Nabuurs: To me this question seems to be a logical next step in the emancipation movement of the past century. More and more women entered the workspace, but the responsibility for pregnancy and childrearing remained female.

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