Brilliant Idea #311. Disguising wireless routers

wireless routerThe wireless router has become ubiqutous in our homes and offices. I have three in our humble home.

You might have noticed, they are pig ugly.

Brilliant Idea #311 is to make a beautiful wireless router – or one disguised as something more aesthetically pleasing.





This isn’t new. The mobile phone business has been disguising beacons as trees for years. The tree to the right is fake.

mobile beacon disguised as a tree













Brilliant Idea #311 is to build wireless routers or extenders into plants or flowers such as;



As well is it being aesthetically pleasing, it would actually be useful because it will be better at broadcasting the signal because it’s tall. Brilliant.

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  1. Yes! A brilliant idea indeed. Another route to more appealing routers: flowerpots and other more pleasing objects (to look at) with a secret space for a router. A hidden space (that doesn’t block the signal) in a beautifully designed flower pot, statue, book shelf, lamp etc. Of course there’s also this simple, yet elegant solution:

    June 11, 2015, 2:44 pm