en&is: uffo images courtesy of en&is

‘uffo’ by italian studio en&is was presented at salone satellite during milan design week 2011. containing a core technology, the recharge station connects via USB, allowing users to both charge and update the content of their mobile devices at the same time. the new functional ornament, made of wood and ceramic, cradles the objects while hiding and organizing the cables.

en&is: uffo top

en&is: uffo view of USB hook ups

en&is: uffo overall view

en&is: uffo cords exit through a recess between the base and the top

en&is: uffo view of the two components – wood base and ceramic disk

en&is: uffo USB connections under the disk

en&is: uffo grooves in the ceramic disk fit around cables and cords

en&is: uffo a simple twist of the ceramic disk winds all the cords up

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