Handheld Radio Lets People Literally Put A Cork In It To Silence [Video]

A humorous and tactile way to turn the device on and off thanks to a Norwegian design studio.

Ross Brooks
Ross Brooks on May 21, 2013. @greenidealism

Plugg is the latest creation from Norweigian design Skrekkogle – a DAB radio that makes the experience of listening to the radio a much more physical one.

Instead of turning off your radio with a hint of irritation or slamming your fist down on it – now you can literally “shove a cork in it.” An action that should bring much greater satisfaction to turning off the radion when you hear an opinion you don’t like.


Take a look at how the studio turned an audio experience into a tactile one:


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