That’s about it, really. Imagine a plain wooden desk with an extended arm fitted with a camera. The camera takes pictures of whatever you’re doing at the desk and there—a photographic archive of your, uh, desk time.
If this strikes you as odd, why, then don’t be stricken by oddness. Let us explain: David Franklin believes that in an age of social sharing, people should bother recording their everyday and exposing it to the worlds. While no one is installing cameras by their toilet seats yet, David has gone as far as to build furniture suited for the purpose.
Say hello to the Delen memory table, which is a plain wooden table that has a long arm supporting a camera. The camera snaps pics of what’s going on at the desk and then shares it via the usual social spaces.
It’s hardly a product and verges more on the homemade, maybe even Etsy-suitable craftsmanship with a bit of tech thrown in. For the sake of creativity, this scores quite high in our taste.
There’s even a video to better explain its function: