As my digital goods proliferate so does the headache that comes from needing to charge them in a sane manner. I’ve already taken a look at 10 ways to charge multiple devices, but that post is a bit old and it’s time for an update. In search of a solution that would be functional and beautiful (hey, we designers are like that), I wound up coming across the Blu Dot Juice Box ($99) which has room for up to four phones. It even has room for an iPad Air (though it comes right up to the edges).
The Juice Box isn’t more functional than beautiful or vice versa: it’s equal parts both. That said, the reason to buy it is for it’s looks since there are other charging stations out there that are plenty functional.
Many charging stations tend to be ugly. Some are really ugly. The Juice Box, on the other hand, is really easy on the eyes. It’s not the type of accessory you want to hide away in the depths of your home. To the contrary, you’ll want to set it out and let it be seen. This is good because hiding away your chargers isn’t very convenient.
The Juice Box is crafted from mitered walnut, a finish that gives it a more premium look. There are only three pieces to ...