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Curious Extension Cord / Extension Cord

Curious Extension Cord
Curious Extension Cord

Modern products lack interest which makes users not appreciate what they own and buy a new one too often.

Also for safety reason, extension cords are not meant to be plugged in permanently. Users should really plug them out when they are not using it.

In order to satisfy both issue, I focused on tangible interaction between the user and the product. When this extension cord is not plugged(no electricity is flowing), the form of the extension cord is smooth and round but when it is plugged in (electricity is flowing) its form changes slowly into more dynamic and uncomfortable form. This silently reminds user to plug out when not using.

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RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN

RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN
PROVIDENCE, United States

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RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN

RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN
PROVIDENCE, United States