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oon by okum reconstructs the common power cord
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jun 11, 2014
oon by okum reconstructs the common power cord


oon by okum reconstructs the common power cord
all images courtesy of okum

 

 

 

the ‘oon’ by okum is a new type of multi-outlet power cord for living. with a philosophy of creating ‘everyday objects of engrained detail,’ the los angeles-based design studio has developed an appliance that combines logical function and thoughtful design. it beautifully organizes plugs and blocky adapters that are ubiquitous in our lives. three electrical sockets have been created to flex and rotate to conform to different situations, allowing for all connections to be utilized and organized. the clean and simple aesthetic consists of details deliberately crafted in metal, plastic, fiber, and hard maple wood. ensuring that consumers have a safe and hazard-free device, the oon uses self-contained sockets from the USA that have been certified by underwriters laboratories, an independent, non-profit, global organization that helps “safeguard people, products and places.”

oon okum reconstructs common power cord
oon uses self-contained UL listed sockets made in the USA that are polarized for added safety

oon okum reconstructs common power cord
the sockets are enclosed in hard maple for durability

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

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