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About

Cord Blue makes two essential charging outlets available where you need them most. For all of our plugs and cords, we only plug and unplug one or two devices with any regularity: our phones and laptops. Cord Blue lifts one outlet and one USB port above the tangled, unsightly morass of extension cords and power strips. 

Cord Blue was designed for elegant, simple, forms which complement a modern design aesthetic. We are reinventing the extension cord as a beautiful furniture object.

Cord Blue's pilot collection features 3 products, for a variety of locations in the home: on a desk, a coffee table, beside a couch, a nightstand, or wherever you can imagine!

Cord Blue's Design Principles

BEAUTY: Cord Blue is beautiful, stylish and designed for the modern consumer.

ACCESSIBILITY: Cord Blue was designed for intuitive use.

SIMPLICITY: Cord Blue aims to simplify our interactions by creating charging stations that target the devices we most frequently plug and unplug.

SAFETY: Each product in the Cord Blue collection is engineered with safety at the forefront- from our selection of materials to the way it is wired.

What it's made of 

As we experimented and iterated on our designs, it was important to us that Cord Blue's products also be composed of only the highest quality materials. To that end we have employed American hardwood ash, powder coated steel, and luxurious cast concrete to the objects in the Cord Blue collection. Design is an essential part of our modern lives, and we felt that Cord Blue's aesthetics were paramount. We wanted to treat these utilitarian objects in a way that they haven't been before. We are also pleased to offer a limited run of the Cord Blue Tabletop edition carved from solid carrara marble.

Where we are from  

Cord Blue was created at the Rhode Island School of Design -- one of the foremost art and design universities in the US -- and Brown University. Our multidisciplinary team has expertise in product design, engineering, and user experience, and we have worked together to apply these skills in bringing Cord Blue to life.  

Where we are at 

After countless design iterations we are proud to present this collection. We have a clear vision for Cord Blue and are now working hard to secure manufacturers and craftsmen to produce this collection. With your support we hope to bring Cord Blue to life!

Where we are going

Moving forward, we are looking to scale up and spread Cord Blue across the nation. Despite launching our first campaign, we are continuing to work and prototype our designs, making them better with each iteration.

We are also interested in sharing Cord Blue with an international audience. One of our stretch goals is to provide different outlet standards, and make Cord Blue available internationally.

Let's Make it Together

It's supporters like you who play a vital role in Cord Blue out into the world. The Cord Blue products are small, but with your support we can make a big impact on how people think of the modern home.

Of course, making and delivering Cord Blue the right way will require substantial resources in order to meet all our hardware and design needs during manufacturing and distribution. As we finalize our manufacturing and gear up for production, we want to make sure that our designs are crafted to perfection, and with an eye for detail. That's how we see the world and that's how we designed Cord Blue. Come and join us for this next exciting step and see what we can build together!

Risks and challenges

Getting a new product to market can be a difficult process; delays can happen, and there are some eventualities we cannot plan for along the way. We are committed to doing our utmost to make Cord Blue a reality. Our designs and models have been reviewed by furniture design professionals in the industry, our process informed by these conversations. We couldn't be more excited about this venture, and thank you for joining us!

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    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: 1 Cord Blue Tabletop in cast concrete, with your choice between 3 different cord colors.

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    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: 1 Cord Blue Mirror in stainless steel and maple hardwood, with your choice between 3 different cord colors.

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    1 Cord Blue Tabletop in cast concrete, with your choice between 3 different cord colors.

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    1 Cord Blue Mirror in stainless steel and maple hardwood, with your choice of 3 different cord colors.

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    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: 1 Cord Blue Pillar in ash and powder coated steel, with your choice between 3 different cord colors.

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    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: 1 Cord Blue Mirror and Cord Blue Tabletop, with your choice of 3 different cord colors.

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    1 Cord Blue Mirror and Cord Blue Tabletop, with your choice of 3 different cord colors.

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    1 Cord Blue Pillar in ash and powder coated steel, with your choice between 3 different cord colors.

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    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: 1 Cord Blue Tabletop and Cord Blue Pillar, with your choice of 3 different cord colors.

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    LIMITED EDITION MARBLE: 1 Cord Blue Tabletop in carrara marble, with your choice between 3 different cord colors.

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    1 Cord Blue Tabletop and Cord Blue Pillar, with your choice of 3 different cord colors.

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    The Entire Cord Blue Collection.

    1 Cord Blue Tabletop, Cord Blue Mirror and Cord Blue Pillar, with your choice of 3 different cord colors.

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Funding period

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