Opalum Flow 1010: Understated statement speakers

If you like your technology to match, your gadgets to “hang” and your wires disguised, the new Flow 1010 “floating” speakers may just grab your attention.     Badged as “the TV’s new best friend” by its manufacturer, Scandinavian audio company Opalum, these diminutive, yet statement speakers are designed to sit streamlined while smartly flanking … Continue reading Opalum Flow 1010: Understated statement speakers

Elipson relaunch tribute to BS50 loudspeaker design

In a nice move to celebrate its 60th birthday, earlier this week Elipson announced that it is honouring the landmark models that have shaped its history leading a market centred around the fusion of lifestyle design and high quality audio engineering. So, the first Elipson speaker to do very well on said market was the … Continue reading Elipson relaunch tribute to BS50 loudspeaker design

Urbanisita London headphones: Swish and soothing

Recently, Urbanista, the Stockholm-based design concept shop which produces products geared towards the needs and fashions of urban living (they’re “wicked” cool…), released something that looks (and feels) rather awesome creating the ultimate in on t’move (Yorkshire speak…sorry) aural pleasure, in the form of the London headphone. This is indeed a pretty gosh-darn slick piece … Continue reading Urbanisita London headphones: Swish and soothing

Magicbox’s Carnaby – Bringing the landline back into the limelight

Landlines have really taken a back seat since the popularity of mobile phones has reached almost epidemic proportions. Bringing the good old, reliable landline back into the limelight is communication and audio product designers and manufacturers, Magicbox, with its launch of its new landline telephone, the Carnaby. I have to admit that the Carnaby, in … Continue reading Magicbox’s Carnaby – Bringing the landline back into the limelight

Clean up in style: The latest and greatest in vacuum cleaners

Who would have thought you could be stylish while you’re vacuuming? Well Yat Wong-Jones, buyer of small electrical appliances at John Lewis, who, we suspect, is going to turn out to be the Gok Wan of the gadget world, reckons you can vacuum AND look fabulous. His choice for stylish cleaners? Well if you want … Continue reading Clean up in style: The latest and greatest in vacuum cleaners

Samsung SF310: Style and substance?

People may be aware that Lilly Allen decided to trade in her battered old Macbook for a trendy new Samsung SF310 a couple of months ago. The multi-talented star was probably influenced by the sleek and elegant design of this brand new laptop. The manufacturers decided to put the SF310 through In Mold Rolling, as … Continue reading Samsung SF310: Style and substance?

Ted Baker and Proporta team up to make pretty iPhone cases

There are plenty of brands associated with the iPhone, but Ted Baker and the House of Fraser are usually not among them. However, the latter thought so much of the former’s new range of iPhone cases that it threw them party, uncorked the champagne and poured some designer cases into our hands. Ted Baker, teamed … Continue reading Ted Baker and Proporta team up to make pretty iPhone cases

Versatile and stylish – Pioneer’s KODO XW-NAW1 iPod wall mounted speaker system

As we mentioned in our feature on the best iPod docks due to high consumer demand, competition to produce the very highest of quality iPod speaker systems is hastily gathering speed. Born from this surge in spiritedness Pioneer GB has launched an exciting new addition to its KODO range of iPod speaker systems – the … Continue reading Versatile and stylish – Pioneer’s KODO XW-NAW1 iPod wall mounted speaker system