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SAMEN smart tablecloth / Smart tablecloth

SAMEN smart tablecloth
SAMEN smart tablecloth

Discipline: Professional Concept

Discipline: Professional Concept

A signal-blocking tablecloth that silences your smartphone for undisturbed dining. These days, we don't seem to be able to function without our phones. The phenomenon prompted designer Ralf Lambie to create SAMEN, a social tablecloth that encourages people to ignore their phones while eating. The special pockets in the tablecloth work like a Faraday Cage: no messages or calls come in, nor does the phone vibrate or illuminate. The temptation to quickly google something or share pictures of your meal on Instagram recedes so that diners can just focus on each other.

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME up to 12 months


  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User, Trade / Industry

Client / Manufacturer


Kerkrade, Netherlands


studio ralf lambie

Studio Ralf Lambie
ralf lambie design
Utrecht, Netherlands

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