Kauko is Finnish for remote control. It's also the name of a seemingly normal looking cafe serving coffee and cakes in Finland's capital city, Helsinki, during the city's World Design Capital celebrations.
After a brief visit, it becomes clear that Kauko is not so normal! The tables and chairs move up and down, the lighting changes and the music alters.
The interactive pop-up cafe is part of a campaign to encourage people, who are not interested in design, to become more aware of how design can make everyday life better - even in a cafe.
The designers of Kauko, hasan & partners and creative studio, Perfect Fools, are inviting visitors to the youdesign.fi site to reshape the cafe interior by adjusting chairs, tables, lighting and music via a website.
During 2012 people are also being asked to report any badly working things on the World Design Capital 's mobile app.
To participate in Kauko go to www.youdesign.fi
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