Ultra-design high-fidelity speakers that sound great and fit perfectly in the home do exist. Here is a selection of these decorative and innovative objects.
By Sophie Lamigeon
In the search for sound performance, we do not neglect the design aspect of audio speakers. The latest creations reveal new uses, optimal comfort and a listening full of emotion.
Bang & Olufsen, the Danish high-tech sound expert, signs speakers without wire with a minimalist design and exceptional sound performance. Beosound Balance was designed by industrial designer Benjamin Hubert as a luxurious interior object, which The cylindrical shape in knitted fabric is balanced on a solid oak base. The speaker has a hidden touch interface. It broadcasts controlled sound beams that provide an incredible acoustic moment for its size. Its elegant look fits perfectly into any interior. Innovative, Beosound Balance is equipped with two sound modes: one omnidirectional, ensures a sound experience uniform; the other offers a unique and focused experience. It offers an optimized audio experience by depending on its position in the room. In addition, it has voice control.
For more than 40 years, Focal has been enhancing sound while respecting the artistic creations. Proud of its innovations and its 100% design the company from Saint-Etienne, France, equips the world of the house with solutions exceptional sound, elegant design and emotion. The quality of the materials and the care taken with the finishes add to the acoustic performance. The range Chora was designed to make high-fidelity accessible to the greatest number. Designed for excellent playback sound and aesthetics, ample and generous, focused on the listener, it delivers silky highs, articulate lows, precise mids. Focal completes its line by home cinema solutions: a speaker installed on the top of the speaker directs the sound towards the ceiling, at a studied angle, in order to that the audio signal is reflected throughout the room. The auditor is thus completely enveloped by the sound. The Chora loudspeakers are ideally integrated in the interiors by their shape and their design finish.
It is the first one in to have created a multimedia office revolutionizing the sound environment and the furniture interior. La Boite Concept celebrates its 10th anniversary with LX Platinum, a new wireless orchestral speaker combined with an integrated vinyl turntable, which combines the requirement of traditional high-fidelity to the most advanced technologies innovative. Conceived by Timothée Cagniard, director of the Basque company and Clément Hellegouarch, musician and designer, this all-in-one speaker in the form of a vintage desk, allows all uses without any apparent cable. It enhances the reproduction of traditional audio devices (turntables) as well as digital devices (TV, tablets, smartphones). Its elegant and timeless design features minimalist lines, sensual materials like solid oak and walnut combined with aluminum. Complete with a shelf to store records, it is an original piece of furniture. To enable a The LX Turntable has a built-in platter for optimal listening for vinyl enthusiasts. anti-vibration with custom-designed, high-performance shock absorbers. Five speakers deliver an enveloping sound with Wide Sound technology 3.0. The disc seems to float on the surface of the speaker.
This is what Marshall speakers, recognizable by their 60’s rock look. Compact but powerful, the Uxbridge Voice, the latest addition, provides a punchy sound emblematic of the British brand, combined with the efficiency of Amazon Alexa: the Uxbridge Voice offers a multitude of ways to connect and listen to music at your convenience. Without manipulating the speaker, you can ask Alexa to turn up the volume or to turn off the lights at bedtime. Whatever the music and your position in the room, Alexa hears you through the network of far-field microphones used to support speech recognition and noise control. The sound immersion is total with a system multi-room that floods the home using Amazon Echo. We can broadcast from music uniformly throughout or listen to a different track in a different room. each room. Robust, the speaker is adorned with Marshall’s signature details, such as the salt-and-pepper grille and famous logo. New guitar-fret inspired knobs on the top of the speaker allow you to perfect the sound. Make way for endless listening possibilities!