Wind It Up With the Wind Up Socket by Dongwon Joo & Jieun Choi

By: Michael Hines - Published: Mar 6, 2010 • References: yankodesign
The Wind up Socket is for parents of children who abuse electricity. The magical power source that comes from the wall is a gift, damn it, not a plaything.

The Wind up Socket is basically a power socket with the nifty ability to be wound up. Winding up the power plug sets it on a timer, so it is much easier to control electricity use. Designers Dongwon Joo & Jieun Choi have just put millions of children on notice. No television after nine means no television after nine. Stats for Winding Energy Timers Trending: Older & Chilly
Research: 3,476 clicks in 324 w
Interest: 3.3 minutes
Concept: Wind Up Socket
Related: 51 examples / 39 photos
Segment: Neutral, 12-35
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