How do you reach teenagers used to to SMS, Snapchat, Whatsapp, etc. Speak a language they understand! As this brilliant billboard completely written in emoji does!
P.s. it says: "I want to fit in, but I don't want to smoke"
I couldn't resist sharing this piece of Dutch Design. Great out of the box thinking in re-inventing the pick-nick table. Read the designers story below.Urban farming is a fast growing phenomenon where the typically rural practice of agriculture is brought into the city. The picNYC table goes one step further and brings the rural experience of picnicking not just in the city, but into the apartment. The folded lightweight aluminum table top and legs form a stiff framework for the grass, soil and stones (needed for drainage). The picNYC table creates a surreal experience of nature in the city that literally transforms dining. Suddenly spilling water becomes a necessity instead of a problem, wine glasses need coasters not to prevent ring stains but to avoid tumbling. Included in the rural experience is the maintenance of the grass. No table grass mower yet exists and the grass therefore needs to be cut by hand. Based on the number of cuts, maintenance, usage, sunlight and season, the PicNYC table responds with a variety of colors to the conditions set by the owner. However, the color can always be reset to bright green since fresh sod is available year round. Based on the concept of transposing natural experiences to the apartment, endless alterations are possible with flowers, herbs or even vegetables. Depending on the needs and green thumbs of the owner, the PicNYC table brings various degrees and qualities of the rural experience into the urban residence. As a consequence, the PicNYC table transforms dining into a feast at a new intersection of nature and city. Design by: HAIKO CORNELISSEN ARCHITECTEN
If you use mail as an archive as we do and with the update to Maverick your spotlight or the search in the mail.app stopped working (including smart mailboxes that stay empty). You must be very frustrated, as we where. But fortunately there is a solution: 1. Run "terminal" app and issue the command sudo mdutil -i on / It will prompt you for password. Once entered, the command output "index enabled". 2. Go to: System Preferences "Spotlight" then the 'Privacy" Tab. Click the " + " tab and ADD to the Exclusion window your Hard Drive. Yes, your Hard Drive. Ignore the warning window. Close the Preferences. THEN, re-do this sequence then select the HARD DRIVE and press the " - " tab to remove it from the search exclusions. This will set the computer back up to re-index the complete drive. 3. Give it some time to re-index.