This ingenious folding power plug design efficiently shaves off the extra bulk of a standard UK 3-prong plug, while increasing safety and ease of use. It has recently been entered to compete for the 2009 James Dyson Award and has been determined a shortlisted entry. Check out their entry page for more information, photos, and sketches.

When people carry laptops with U.K plugs in a bag, it always causes problems such as tearing paper, scratching laptop surfaces and, sometimes, it breaks other stuff. ‘Folding Plug’ changes the shape form the normal U.K plug into a 10mm thickness object, solving these damaging problems.