When Design Overthinks: The Hang On Outlet
While we are very much against power waste from electrical technology and their vampire power-packs, we do have a strong negative reaction to this design concept that all the cool blogs are waving around. The concept offers a place to hang your plug when it’s out of the socket and therefore encourages you to, erm, take your plug out when you’ve finished using your electronic stuff.
While we respect that Paulo Oh has the right to experiment and play any way he feels fit, we don’t think this idea is worthy of the spotlight focus it has received on sites like Yanko and Product Dose. We have a couple of problems with this idea.