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.
For more ideas, see our posts:
- 10 Easy Pieces: Problem-Solving Electrical Outlets/Covers
- 10 Easy Pieces: Glamorous Light Switches/Plates Covers