The launch of Apple’s smart home hub, the HomePod, has been marred by news that the speaker is leaving circular marks on wooden furniture. Read more
Nendo has designed a wireless speaker for Japanese brand Bunaco, using a thin strip of coiled beechwood trapped inside a transparent casing. Read more
Inspired by the release of David Adjaye’s wireless concrete speaker, we’ve compiled a new Pinterest board, curating the most unique and eye-catching speaker design. Examples include People People’s sustainable see-through speaker and Bang & Olufsen’s honeycomb-like BeoSound Shape speakers, launched at Milan design week. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›
Architect David Adjaye used a concrete composite material to create the sculptural form of this wireless speaker, which he designed for New York brand Master & Dynamic. Read more
Dezeen has teamed up with Sony to give away one of its Glass Sound wireless speakers. Read more
Electric bike manufacturer Noordung has designed a bicycle with a battery that charges phones on the go and functions as a backup speaker. Read more
Designer Richard Clarkson has created a small, remote-controlled cloud for the home that plays music and flashes while hovering a few centimetres from the ground (+ movie). (more…)
It may look like a minimal speaker, but this new product from Google promises to harness the search giant’s data troves to provide all-knowing assistance in the home (+ movie). (more…)
Paul Cocksedge has unveiled the latest design in his mission to save vintage speakers from obsolescence, with a small Bluetooth device that can now provide stereo sound (+ movie). (more…)
Lyrics and graphic visualisations are shown on the outside of this speaker, designed by Japanese studio Six Inc to sync with the song that’s playing (+ movie). (more…)
optimized for residential settings, the minimal piece combines bluetooth technology with a single pull-switch interface that turns the element on and off.
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made from steel, aluminum and maple, the wireless ’steel speaker’ utilizes an omnidirectional design layout and will come in either raw steel or graphite finish.
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the portable speaker features a rechargeable battery that lasts 24 hours, a microphone for hands-free calling and includes a matching carrying bag finished in italian leather.
Speakers originally designed by architect Jean Nouvel for his controversial Philharmonie de Paris concert hall are being put into production by French audio brand Amadeus. (more…)
the ‘philharmonia’ features a curved structure consisting of 547 wood veneers accurately machined and assembled, offering a distinctive look and volume.
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London Design Festival 2015: British designer Ross Lovegrove has created a range of aluminium-encased wireless Bluetooth speakers for KEF, based on an earlier design for the UK audio brand. (more…)
using the sonos app, the microphone on an iPhone or iPad, the new system analyzes how sound reflects off surfaces.
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whether users want to hook up their smartphone or tablet wirelessly through bluetooth, or plug in their console via aux, the two editions offer loud, crisp and clear audio for any environment or use.
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the decision by the design studio to use composite cement was triggered by the fact that concrete is one of the best materials available for acoustic cabinets.
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drawing synchronously between audio and visual art, the sound system is being debuted to the public in a large scale installation composed of 100 multi colored speakers, that intersects art, design and technology.
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from their diamond revolution to adapting kevlar, 800 series pioneering technologies filter down through every range of speakers and products.
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the intuitive touch interface makes it possible to control the ‘beoplay A6’ without the need to pick up the smartphone.
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it incorporates two 4 inch high efficiency full range drivers with titanium cones and a down firing subwoofer for a full, deep bass response.
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the danish company created ‘ray-s’ high end speakers which embrace old world craftsmanship with the most advanced audio technology on the market.
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the ‘zero 1’ has all of the tonal advantages provided by horn technology avantgarde acoustic is know for without delay or distortion.
Designer Gadi Amit’s San Francisco studio New Deal Design has created a device that enables users to stream music from the internet and play it through any speaker in the house (+ slideshow). (more…)
the gadget can pair with any bluetooth device, allowing the speaker to be placed anywhere that wouldn’t have been able to be placed previously.
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Speakers that form an “eight-channel robotic choir” bob up and down in response to a singer’s voice in a setup by Polish studio Pangenerator (+ movie). (more…)