Dominic, aka Mr. SiMo, is a self-proclaimed "audio-nut" who had the interesting idea to turn vintage hard-sided suitcases into self-powered boom boxes, making music portable…
Parrot is a global leader in wireless devices for mobile phones and is always on the cutting edge of innovation. Recently, they’ve hired designers to make specific products for their line. The latest of which are the Zikmu; new wireless speakers by well known designer Philippe Starck. (more…)
Today, the red dot design award, the origins of which go back to 1955, is one of the largest and most renowned design competitions worldwide. It consists of the individual disciplines red dot award: product design, red dot award: communication design, and red dot award: design concepts, which has been held annually in Singapore since 2005. In 2007 the competition recorded more than 7,000 entries from 60 nations. (more…)
The 20 Wildest Speakers.
When I grew up, in the seventies, you basically had few choices when it came to speakers. The average consumer deliberated between JBL or Kenwood while the audiophile went for Cambridge Soundworks, Harman Kardon or Bang & Olufsen. Besides wattage output, your biggest deciding factor was whether or not you wanted wood paneled speakers or all black. (more…)
Why have ugly speakers (wall-mounted or otherwise) when they can double as wall art? Artcoustic Speakers are a range of high end audio loudspeakers, all of which can be ‘hidden’ by several different art options digitally printed on textile covers. Choose from various artists’ work… including your own. (more…)