Posts tagged as 'electrical product'

SG67 handheld vacuum cleaner by Stefano Giovannoni für Alessi

In the past electrical kitchen appliances were a treasured status symbol for the modern household and a symbol of progress. Nowadays, however, they are not particularly valued as gifts in that electronic kitchen products have become cheap mass-produced articles, a development which is generally also reflected in their design. In design-conscious households we therefore tend to find retro design, vintage products or functionally designed professional equipment for the catering industry.
However, where are the household appliances of today which will blend in with a modern design kitchen? We’ve been doing some research for you and have found them….


'RAISE ME UP' power board by Yoo Kjung Shin

Korean-born, London-based young designer Yoo Kyung Shin has designed an electrical-power board that allows you to remove plugs from it easily. A conventional socket board requires the user to place one hand on it, while using the other to pull out the plug. ‘RAISE ME UP”s design enables this everyday task to be done with one hand.


For technical support contact Alfred Giolai ‘RAISE ME UP’ by Yoo Kyung Shin at Designersblock / London Design Festival