Extension cords can be an eyesore. But they’re a necessary eyesore if you want most of your appliances and electronics to keep functioning, especially if they’re located in parts of your home that are far from a wall outlet.
We’ve seen a variety of takes on the power strip that address not only the need for more outlets but the awkward fit of different plugs and adapters. Designer Chih-Yao Chen’s solution is simple: break the power strip apart so that you can re-arrange the parts as needed.
It’s extremely rare – if not unheard of – for me to write two posts about the same person in a row. However, while I was researching designer Craigton Berman‘s totally awesome LEGO remote control concept, I came across this lamp over on his website and just had to mention it.
Thanks to Takumi’s Icon Socket, computer-savvy folks can easily find out where to plug their real world app(liance)s: just look for the socket icon.
As you can see, you can plug in up to 4 sockets to Icon Socket.