IKEA's new placemat helps you stay logged out during dinner


For families who slap each other’s hands over dinner, scolding one another for using a smartphone: IKEA’s got a solution for you

The furniture company has announced Sittning — an upcoming, limited edition collection of dinnerware, including a placemat with a dedicated pocket for stowing away your smartphone during dinner

See also: IKEA furniture will soon be able to wirelessly charge your mobile device

Called “Logged out,” the placemat does not actually log you out, but it at least lets you hide your smartphone a little and actually have a normal conversation, you addict.

That said — as you can see in the image below — IKEA’s designers slyly made the placemat’s fabric thin enough so you can still see that Facebook notification. Take that as you will Read more…

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