Display of the Euros and the French Francs

March 22, 2012

It’s been 10 years now that France moved to the Euro currency, but still today, we can see remnants of the French francs (previous currency) in our daily lives. In 2002, they lived with a dual-currency for about a bit less than 2 months, which means, it was legal to pay with either currencies. Even [...]


Wine glass AND screw cap

February 22, 2012

On my flight from Montréal (Canada) to Lyon (France), I had the opportunity of drinking a white wine with a special twist (In fact, it was the bottle that had a special twist…). The bottle has its own glass which is also the screw cap as shown below. My first though was ” Wow, brilliant [...]


Braille on Medicine’s Package = Accessibility

December 2, 2011

Using Braille on pharmaceutical packaging, what a great idea!!! Just try to figure out how to distinguish from one medicine to another when you have few of them in your bathroom and you can’t read what’s on the packaging. It must be troublesome. Since October 2010, all medicines sold in European Union countries must display [...]


15 Min of my Time = Countless Minutes Saved

November 13, 2010

After observing dozens of colleagues walking up one floor (and mumbling) and then making a wild guess where the meeting room they were appointed was, I decided to post signs. The building where I work is a classical square shape where you have stairwell and toilets in the middle. We are working on two floors [...]