ISSUE 13  |  Nordic Spring

Storage Solutions in Sheet Metal from Designer Thom Fougere

March 30, 2016 6:00 AM

BY Alexa Hotz

Winnipeg-based designer Thom Fougere has had a productive career for his 29 years; following his architecture studies at the University of Manitoba, Fougere became creative director of Canadian furniture company EQ3 at 24, where he still works today. His own work comprises furniture, a set of fireplace tools, and a collection of electrical outlet covers that offer solutions to everyday storage problems. Here’s a look at those pieces; contact Thom Fougere to purchase online.


Above: Fougere in his office; photo via Thom Fougere.


Above: The Letter Holder replaces a light switch plate with a slim piece of sheet metal to hold mail and other paper.


Above: The Letter Holder is a solution to paper clutter in the entryway and office.


Above: Designed in collaboration with Keep It Cartesian, the Cord Wrap is an outlet cover that works as a bracket to keep extra lengths of cord close to the wall.


Above: The Light Hook is a vertical cut of sheet metal that holds a single set of keys.


Above: The Charger Clutch is an outlet cover with the addition of a sleeve for holding small devices while charging.


Above: The Charger Clutch at work.

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