(Apartment Therapy) The best designs are the simplest and the most intuitive. We found this in ID Magazine’s Annual Design Review (honorable mention), and then hunted it down online as the winner of The Universal Design Competition at Japan’s Toyama Design Center.

Quite simply, the Ring Plug is Manabu Nishikawa’s improvement on the age old home appliance plug. Designed around two rings, which allow you to easily slip your finger in and push or pull it in or out. So obvious, why didn’t we think of that?