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Charging Dock Disguised as a Book

Posted by Andrew at 12:00 AM on March 7, 2011

There’s no doubt that some pieces of technology can be beautiful in themselves, but the supporting accessories in terms of power strips and cables can rarely be described as attractive.  One solution is to disguise an ugly thing as something else, and that’s what’s happening here. Inbook disguises iPhone and iPod chargers within a vintage book. Placed discretely on a side table, it’s hardly noticeable when the iPhone or iPod isn’t present. Great idea.

Available from Etsy for $32.

You know, a nice extra-value feature would be to request a particular novel or mail in a favourite binding…I’d go for a Jules Verne or a George Orwell.



  1. From Trevor Munday at 5:40 am on March 7, 2011

    Awesome! A tad more sophisticated than the USB – pen drive teddy bear (which is also amusing).

  2. From teemark at 11:36 am on March 7, 2011

    ….or for about $2 at Half-Price books or a yard sale you could make this yourself.
    Personally I would have a hard time destroying a perfectly good book just to make better looking phone charger, but still….