The Lowdown On the Lowdi. A Wireless Mobile Speaker And Fun Animated Launch Video.

The Lowdi is a wireless speaker that turns any phone, tablet or mobile device into a portable sound system. The product, site design and animated video for the launch of the product (shown later in this post) are all aesthetically pleasing, fun and simple- just like the product.

The Bluetooth v4.0 speaker is small, convenient and cute with concert hall sound and ships free. The €99 ($130 USD) Lowdi allows you to listen to your favorite music services like iTunes, mixcloud and spotify anywhere at any time.

What’s in The Box:

They even offer a 30-day free trial with a full refund if you are not pleased.

The animated launch video:

Unboxing the Lowdi:

Credits for the animated spot:
Director: CRCR
Animation: Rémi Bastie, Nicolas Dehghani, Paul Lacolley, Nicolas Pegon, Jérémy Pires
Agency: MOMKAI
Creative Director: Harald Dunnink
Soundtrack: AUDENTITY
Sound Designer: Niels den Otter
Production: QUAD / WIZZ
Producer: Matthieu Poirier
Executive Producer: Nalden
Executive Producer: Laurent Olivier

Credits for the unboxing video:

Agency: MOMKAI
Those hands: Cléa Dieudonné
Soundtrack: AUDENTITY
Sound Designer: Niels den Otter

Buy the Lowdi here

A Chip Off The Ol’ Giant Skull Speaker. New MinuSkull Speakers by Kuntzel+Deygas.

MinuSkull Speakers
above: The 2010 Grateful Vanity accoustic sculpture and a 2011 walnut miniskull speaker by Kuntzel+Deygas

These cool new 50 watt portable speakers, the miniskulls, designed by Kuntzel+Degas were inspired by their unusual and striking oversized accoustic sculpture, Grateful Vanity. Read more

Lighting? Speakers? Try Both. Sensai Wood Designs Light Up A Room With Sound.

Sensai Wood Collection

A beautiful new collection of lighting that function as wireless bluetooth loudspeakers for the home. The Sensai Wood Collection designed by Decoma consists of a suspension light, a floor lamp, a table lamp and a wall sconce in dark and blonde woods that conceal omnidirectional speakers. Read more

Davone Audio’s Newest Speakers, Ray, Are An Homage To The Eames Lounge

Davone Audio of Denmark has just finished designing and producing their second luxurious set of high-end loudpeakers. Following Rithm, their new set of speakers is housed in a bowed walnut wood veneer and set atop metal legs. Similar in color, design and style to the iconic lounge chair by Charles and Ray Eames, the speakers are named “Ray” an obvious nod to the designers of the famous chair.

The iconic Eames Lounge chair and ottoman:

making the bowed veneers for the housing of the equipment:

detailed shots of the Ray Speakers:

The first set of finished speakers have just been sent to New York to appear as a prop in an upcoming major motion picture that will be released in 2011*.

*Update: the Ray speakers are now available for purchase, priced at 2499 Euros per piece including stand. Visit Davone Audio for specs and stockists.

Below is their first set of loudspeakers, the Rithm:

Davone audio