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Three Outlet Power Extension Cord by Sixis-Design Studio

This power extension cord has three outlets with AC power for appliances. Around each outlet, the cord of the appliance is wound intuitively to prevent the lengthy cord entangled. On the top of the product is the power input with a fuse for security and the round shape cover is a power on /off rotary switch. The neuron-like organic body and smoothly curve surface brings the unique life, tension and friendliness to this product which emphasize it…

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Extension Cord Extreme

Instead of just having power outputs on one end of an extension cord, designer Wilson Song placed them all along the cord itself. We’re not electrical engineers here at Yanko Design but we have our doubts. If a device is plugged into one output, doesn’t that prevent power from reaching the other outputs? On paper it sounds like a great idea. The cord itself can act as a flexible power strip. Designer: Wonjune Song…

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Modernizing the Extension Cord!

Cables are a nuisance that we have to put up with in everyday life, and extension cords just add to the issue; due to the sockets fixed orientation, they can cause damage to a cable that needs to go in the opposite direction, this can lead to it breaking over time. It’s this issue that designers So Young Kim & Sung Ick Jo identified, and their solution came in the form of Ball-tab. A socket is housed within each of the four balls, these sit…

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Retractable Tape Cord by Ho-Tzu Cheng

Super Flat and Retractable Cord

River Cheng a.k.a. Ho-Tzu designed this super-flat retractable extension cord to prevent tangles. The slim structure of the cord is possible thanks to the use of polysiloxane (a silicone polymer). All you need to do is give it a gentle tug, and it’s back to the house. Retractable Tape Cord is a 2010 Red Dot Concept Design Award Winning Project. Designer: Ho-Tzu Cheng…

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Curious Extension Plug by Youngkwang Cho

Aesthetically Unique and Pleasing

Typically this not the phrase you will use to describe an extension cord, but nevertheless, designer by Youngkwang Cho feels that he has the hang of it. I agree with him that extension cords and spike-busters are best left hidden behind sofas and desks, but if you have something as aesthetically unique and pleasing as the Curious Extension Plug, then maybe you’d like to show it off. As you can observe from images below, when the extension plug i…

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Recoiling Socket In The Wall

Rambler Socket maybe the solution most of us are looking for as far as extension cords are concerned. I mean if you hit “Extension Cord” on YD, for most of the posts you will see readers nitpicking and finding fault with the design. Here’s why Rambler Socket will knock your socks off. It’s this 1.5 meters cord that unfurls from a cavity behind its socket. When you don’t need extensions, it’s neatly tucked away. When you need it, simply pinch the…

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Wall Socket by Nguyen Tuan Anh

Rockin Socket

Earlier today I was tearing apart my office looking for an extension cord (unsuccessfully). If only I had this wall socket design by Nguyen Tuan Anh. The primary feature is an integrated extension cord that allows the user to easily pull and return the plug to the wall. This unique universal socket caters to travelers, gadget-lovers, and home owners alike, making power conversion easier, intuitive and definitely more convenient. This is thinking…

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A Very Simple Plug

I won’t bore you lengthy explanations on this Plug Extension Cord Project, because it really doesn’t require one. It’s been designed to basically explore the possibilities of using only one hand or simply just your foot to unplug your gadget. Sometimes we do get into a situation where our hands are full and we need to unplug the damn cord. This plug extension is for one of those sticky situations. Neat, simple and superb! Designer: Anton Zetocha…

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