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For cord hoarders everywhere! Keep cables & extension cords organized and brighten up your walls! No drilling needed!

The Problem

Every day we use numerous electronic devices, such as cell phones, laptops, cameras, power tools, hair dryers, etc. Our dependence on electrical equipment makes managing cables, chargers, and extension cords a real headache.

 

The Solution   

Mood board and ideation sketches.
Mood board and ideation sketches.

The Corder is a multi-functional outlet organizer that can easily be installed on any American outlet/lightswitch. The Corder not only serves to organize messy piles of cords, but also creates a convenient shelf for charging your phone or extra hook for hanging keys.

Uses

With Corder on your wall you will always know where the charger is. You finally will not trip over the extension cord because it will be neatly wrapped around your outlet.

Oh yeah, have you ever had to leave your phone charging on the floor because the charger cable wouldn't reach the nearest table? Well, that will not be an issue any more! Simply plug in your phone and rest it safely on top of Corder. Corder is also usable on light switches to create another useful storage hook.

The Corder is useable on double outlets as well as single.
The Corder is useable on double outlets as well as single.

Available Colors

Color options include: bright green, orange and pink, as well as black and white.
Color options include: bright green, orange and pink, as well as black and white.
Corder's first production samples.
Corder's first production samples.

Not only is the Corder super functional, but it can bring a fresh pop of color to otherwise boring walls. Make the spaces you inhabit more fun and add a graphic statement with these three bright colors: orange, pink, and green. For those that do not want it to distract from decor, there is a white option. For the especially bold, the Corder is also available in black. All options look great!

Installation

Corder's easy installation.
Corder's easy installation.

  It only takes a minute to install

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The Corder conveniently  screws into place between the outlet and the wall.

Development

First ideas being formed on paper.
First ideas being formed on paper.

As a designer using my rented apartment as a home, studio, and workshop, I used to have chargers piled by electrical outlets and extension cords running across my floors. It was a total mess and quickly became very annoying any time I couldn't find the right plug. I soon grew tired of the situation and I knew I could not be the only one. As a rental tenant, I wanted a solution that would not permanently alter the place and would be simple to produce and easy to use.  

After numerous prototypes and trials, I developed the Corder. It's a very simple and inexpensive product. Each Corder is cut out of a sheet of steel, bent in two places and painted. It can be easily installed on any American electrical outlet or light switch with a standard face plate. 

For this particular project I chose steel as primary material because it guarantees a long lasting object that will look great for years to come. The use of this material also helps to enable and ensure  a quick and efficient production process. I developed a relationship with a metal fabricator capable of running large scale production. This guarantees a high quality product delivered in timely manner.

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SO HOW WILL THIS HAPPEN?

1. With YOUR help we reach our set goal.

Our manufacturing partner requires a minimum unit commitment so we set the project goal to meet our vendor's requirement.

2. As soon as the project is successfully funded we will be able to pay a deposit to our manufacturing partner. 

At this point orders will be placed for all the necessary materials: steel sheets and powder coating powder. This process may take up to two weeks.

3. Manufacturing

This stage is estimated to last 4 to 6 weeks. 

4. Boxes full of Corders are shipped to my studio.

Estimated 5 to 7 business days for ground/freight shipping.

5. The real fun begins by sorting through the colors and addressing packages to all of our wonderful supporters.

This process, depending on the volume, will take anywhere from 1 to 7 days. 

6. Packages are out and on their way to all of you! Thank you so much!

Estimated delivery early March 2014.

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In conclusion, my goal as a product designer is to create smart, simple and fun objects that serve to improve our everyday lives. I have applied this  idea to all of my designs, personal and branded (this includes work with such companies  as Fisher-Price, K'Nex, Dr. Pepper, Snapple and more.) Over the years I have learned what it takes to successfully manufacture a product and deliver it to satisfied customers. 

I have personally been using Corder for 6 months now in both my studio and apartment.  It is a great product that has really helped me to organize my cables and is simply fun to look at. I'm sure that you guys will enjoy it as much as I do!

With your support I'm hoping to gather funding necessary to begin production of Corder and make sure it finds its way to people tired of tripping over messy cables. 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

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Feel free to check out my process blog, Meet The Corder.

Risks and challenges Learn about accountability on Kickstarter

Over time I have built relationships with very dependable manufacturers, which if project is successfully funded, have everything in place to begin production of Corder. As with any new product, minor delays are possible. If such thing would happen I will keep my supporters informed of the progress.

FAQ

  • As of September 20, 2012, projects in the Hardware and Product Design categories are prohibited from offering multiple quantities of a single reward. Projects in these categories can only offer one reward per pledge, with the exception of rewards that truly function as a set (e.g., salt and pepper shakers or building blocks). Offering a reward as a single quantity and a set is not permitted.

    However, should anyone be interested in ordering set of single or multiple colors, please contact me directly. While it is not permitted to offer this reward publicly, I am allowed to work it out with my backers privately.

    Thank you,
    Konrad

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