Mash-Up Home Accessory Takes Care of 7 Jobs at Once



hook7 multi-functional home object

The Hook7 from designer Dongsung Jung may just be the ultimate in multi-functional home objects. It combines seven of our most commonly used household objects into one rather odd-looking contraption that we could actually see fitting into a modern home.

ipod iphone dock speakers

The object looks kind of like a shepherd’s hook with a small cube at its base and a circular light about 1/3 of the way down from the top. At closer look, the little cube is actually an iPod/iPhone dock with integrated speakers. Here is where the assertion that the object contains seven functions gets a little cloudy: three of the functions (app, weather and music) require the iPhone/iPod Touch to work.

hook7 app

The hook that extends out from the vertical pole is meant to hold onto clothes or jackets when they aren’t being worn. The large circular clock can be moved to a horizontal position, where it turns into a lamp. The associated app controls all of the electronic functions, making the Hook7 a truly integrated piece of tech-rich furniture.

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