Blu Dot's Real Good Experiment Tracks Chairs from Curb to Home

Blu Dot's Real Good Experiment Tracks Chairs from Curb to Home

Furniture company is attempting to track the "curb-mining" habits of the NYC residents by leaving GPS-enabled chairs scattered throughout the city.

Scott Lachut, PSFK Labs
  • 4 november 2009

Foraging for furnishings on the city streets has the potential to produce a wealth of slightly worn treasures for our new apartments, but these finds often come with inherent risks, namely the threat of bringing home more than we bargained for. While NYC furniture company Blu Dot‘s Real Good Experiment promises to be pest-free, the chairs they’ve scattered throughout the city do carry bugs of a different sort – GPS tracking chips.

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