Cheese Placement Design - Usably delicious!

Usability in design can be found in the strangest places - and the strange place of the day is inside your Subway sandwich. The idea is that the way Subway puts cheese on your sandwich, shown at right, is aesthetically pleasing but at the cost of being inefficient and uneven. So there's been some popular uprising online, including this clever shirt, lobbying to change to a tessellated design with more uniform cheese coverage as shown on the left. Lo and behold, this spyshot of an internal Subway memo suggests that the change will take place on July 1st! I've got to admit, I'm tempted to go to Subway soon and see if it actually happens - and I'm even geeky enough to care.
[via The Consumerist - thanks for sharing, Carlyn!]

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