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24 Device-Charging Furniture Pieces

From Public Charging Pods to Self-Charging Cloud Tables

— June 5, 2015 — Art & Design
Since there have been few improvements that make fixed wall outlets better as mobile device-charging stations, the next best thing is being introduced with furniture. Whether it's fixed or movable, furniture offers more flexibility and mobility than a wall unit. While there are plenty of examples of furniture pieces with built-in spots for charging with a cable, the next iteration of this idea is to go completely wireless.

As an affordable furniture retailer, IKEA is leading the pack with this, as it introduced a collection of bedside tables, desks and lamps that are able to charge mobile gadgets wirelessly. Similarly, as a hub for laptop and mobile phone users, Starbucks has begun rolling out wireless charging mats in its stores.

The city of Boston is also very forward-thinking when it comes to the public's need for device charging and the environment, as its gadget-charging 'Soofas' are powered by the sun.
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Check-In Charging Bars
Check-In Charging Bars
Japan Airlines' New Travel Charging Kiosks Top Up Mobile Devices
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Independent Phone-Charging Tables
Independent Phone-Charging Tables
The Current Table Works as an Electronic Device Charger & Table
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Eco-Friendly Furniture
Eco-Friendly Furniture
This Photosynthesis Table Can Harvest Energy and Power Electric Devices
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Charging Furniture Concepts
Charging Furniture Concepts
Intel Sees the Furniture of the Future as Giant Device Chargers
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Charged Eco Countertops
Charged Eco Countertops
The Panasonic Solar Table Provides a Wireless Charging Pad
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Public Charging Pods
Public Charging Pods
Zoeftig's Power Hub is a Standing Desk and Power Source
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Compartmentalized Escritoires
Compartmentalized Escritoires
The Dransart Desk Concept Keeps Your Workstation Clutter-Free
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Coffee Chain Phone-Charging
Coffee Chain Phone-Charging
Starbucks is Rolling Out Wireless Charging Mats Across American Stores
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Connected Airport Seating
Connected Airport Seating
Araconas Creates Public Seating With Built-In Charging Docks
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Self-Charging Cloud Tables
Self-Charging Cloud Tables
The Cloud Table by Studio Maks Lets You Leave Your Charger at Home
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Phone-Charging End Tables
Phone-Charging End Tables
The IKEA Wireless Charging Furniture Makes Smart Furnishings Affordable
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Eco Charging Chairs
Eco Charging Chairs
Ryan Klinger's Empower Rocking Chair Helps Charge Your Gadgets
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Kinetic Standing Desks
Kinetic Standing Desks
Stir's M1 and F1 Furniture Models Are Infused with Touchscreen Technology
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Solar-Powered Benches
Solar-Powered Benches
The Soofas in Boston Provide Public Resting Spots and Charging Stations
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Phone-Charging Furniture
Phone-Charging Furniture
IKEA is Incorporating Qi Technology into Some of Its Convenient Designs
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Tablet-Charging Tabletops
Tablet-Charging Tabletops
The Apple Desk Doubles as an iPhone and iPad Dock
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Cord-Concealing Consoles
Cord-Concealing Consoles
The Hub Table is Gadget-Compatible Wire Storage Furniture
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Phone-Charging Furniture
Phone-Charging Furniture
Powerkiss Gives You Wireless Love
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Gadget-Charging Bed Boosters
Gadget-Charging Bed Boosters
The Power Bed Riser Lifts Your Sleeping Quarters While Adding Outlets
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Tech-Integrated Furniture
Tech-Integrated Furniture
The CLIQUE Collection Blends Furniture and Technology
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Gadget-Charging Tables
Gadget-Charging Tables
Bohem Provides a Cozy Home for Your Electronics
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AI Office Furniture
AI Office Furniture
This Robotbase Standing Smart Desk has a Built In Voice-Controlled Assistant
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Tech-Charging Furniture
Tech-Charging Furniture
The Philippe Starck My World Couch Accommodates Technology
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