Social media design: Making your cafe suitable for Instagram popularity

This article by Casey Newton on The Verge offers all of you design people a new twist.  It chronicles the ways that some new restaurants are designing their interiors and exteriors to become ‘Instagrammable.’

How better to draw customers than to go viral, right?

The Verge, by the way, is an online media site with big goals:

The Verge is an ambitious multimedia effort founded in 2011 to examine how technology will change life in the future for a massive mainstream audience.

Our original editorial insight was that technology had migrated from the far fringes of the culture to the absolute center as mobile technology created a new generation of digital consumers. Now, we live in a dazzling world of screens that has ushered in revolutions in media, transportation, and science. The future is arriving faster than ever.

Keep your eye on sites like these.