A product designer in New York has unveiled her Phonekerchief design, which can be wrapped around a mobile phone to stop mobile signals.
The $15 silver-lined cloth, by New York designer Ingriz Zweifel, blocks mobile signals so people can show family and friends how much they care about them.
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The Phonekerchief has the words “My phone is off for you” emblazoned across it.
“I actually talked to a woman who had recently gone on a date with a man who left his phone at home for her,” Zweifel says.
The Phonekerchief suggests people are becoming increasingly disheartened by our mobile-obsessed culture. Is there another way to tap into this trend?