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Russian design studio Art Lebedev is always designing clever items, some as concepts, some as produced items. One of their latest concepts is something I wish would come to fruition. Check out the design process and final protoypes of their Power Strip Svintus with 17 snout-plugs (or Power Pig with 'snoutlets' as I like to call it.)
Task: to play up a conventional piggy.
Svintus power strip is a multi-snout cutie that you will not want to hide behind a couch. It’s a pink, fully functional device with seventeen snout-plugs.
Spiral cord evolved from a pig tail:
The built-in circuit breaker protects from overload (Circuit breaker disguised as a mono-nipple):
The Design Process:
Release date: September 30, 2011
artistic director: Artemy Lebedev
art director: Timur Burbayev
designer: Kirill Musienko
industrial designer: Alexei Sharshakov
modeler: Alexander Pozdeyev
visualizator: Philipp Gorbachev
A special shout out to Technabob for bringing this to my attention.