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Usability Observation #11

May 26, 2010

Grandma's Window Curtain - open

Another of my grandma’s household innovations. This one involves taking a velcro band that once held together a bunch of cabbage at the grocery store and pinning it to the window to hold the window curtain in place.

Grandma's Window Curtain - closed

Here it is closed.

Grandma's Window Curtain - closeup

And here’s a closeup of the velcro band in action. Not shown: the pin hole on the left side of the windowsill from when she switches sides. It’s the ultimate in cheap functionality. Victor Papanek would love it.