Simone Brewster has created the Office Collar, a white leather headpiece that hovers over the face and blocks the peripheral vision, forcing slacker office workers to remain focused on their work duties.
Though Brewster sees the joke in the collars resemblance to the cones dogs use after being fixed, shes not sure they belong in the workplace.
She says, I dont claim it should be used in offices. I didnt want to come up with a new dictatorship- like regime for offices. I cant say bosses should use it. The workers wouldnt like it, even though it does work.
Though the office collars probably wont appear in your office anytime soon, they may show up at a nightclub.
Brewster says, When I showed them in Milan, people were partying and dancing in them, and a few went missing. Im sure people are wearing them at clubs, though they might end up walking into a wall.
(Contact numbers available only to subscribing media or trial media users. You can request samples at the Wireless Flash web site.)
Copyright © 2008 Wireless Flash News Inc. All rights reserved. Wireless Flash® and FlashNews® are registered trademarks of Wireless Flash News Inc.