For the discerning gadget geek, style and design can be as important as function. Companies spend huge amounts on the design of gadgets these days; some of the success of Apple’s range of products can be put down to their sleek design. Lets take a look at some beautifull gadgets …
These stylish minimal speakers from sony will set you back a cool $10,000, the casing is made from glass and gives off sound in 360 degrees. The body also lights up in blue, amber and purple.
Source : Uncrate
Dell Studio Hybrid
Dell finally build a sleek stylish desktop, the Studio Hybrid is available in 6 colors or bamboo. It uses uses energy-efficient Intel� CoreTM 2 Duo Mobile Processors so its also their most environmentally friendly desktop.
Source : Dell
FAK3 designed an elliptical cabinet that can rotate 360-degrees. On its two longer sides, it housed a set of keyboards and a desk; the two shorter sides accommodated storage and a television. Fitted with industrial strength bearings that can support up to two tonnes, the wooden cabinet rotates with the push of just one finger.”
Source : FAK3
A funky mp3 player from sony with speakers that fold out depending which way you hold it, plus it dances to your tunes!
Source : Home Entertainment Magazine
Nemo LED Chain Lamp
At $595 this lamp from Iliara Marelli for Nemo Italianaluce is not exactly cheap, but I think you’ll agree it is a thing of beauty.
Ovei home cinema pod
If you have $100,000 to spare and would like to cocoon yourself for the ultimate cinema experience then this could well be the gadget for you.
Source : Tech Radar
The Redrive is an external harddrive made from renewable, naturally grown bamboo and recyclable aluminum; the most recycled metal on the planet.
Source : SimpleTech
Salt & Pepper mills set, plus minus f
“Mills cases are suspended in mid air, above the base plate. it is effect of strong Neodymium magnet,s repulsion. inside of mill cases are composed of 2bodys. just case and floating plate. magnet builts in this plate. invisivle nylon line moor it to base plate. Floating plate stabilize strong at the point little bit inside of repulsion rang . now your pepper and salt mills are floating from the table. exordinary scene by simple magnet technique,inventive & new style. this product will be new landscape on your table.”
Source : Design Boom
Eleven The Game
This beatifull table football game would be a great addition to any home, the design resembles a modern football stadium and the chrome players set it off nicely.
Digital Clock Bookcase
This ingenious bookcase probably won’t actually hold any books – its designed to fit standard CD jewel cases but it does double as a large retro digital clock.
Luxeed Dynamic Pixel LED Keyboard
“Sure we’ve seen illuminated keyboards before, but then we saw the Luxeed Dynamic Pixel LED Keyboard and stopped looking. With 430 LEDs the Luxeed is capable of individually lighting each key in your choice of color. What’s more it can do some amazing tricks like an animated rainbow across all the keys, or make each key light when you press it.”
Source : ThinkGeek
Roksan Radius 5
“Available in transparent acrylic, lacquered walnut veneer and lacquered maple veneer the Radius 5 borrows elements and technology from Roksan’s world class record players to combine innovation and practicality in this stunning piece of design.”
“An LCD TV set with built-in DVD player, characterized by a design which reminds of the immortal decorative masterpieces of the Thirties”
Source : Brion Vega
“The Volkswagen One is the ideal car for people with an active, urban lifestyle. With its flexible chassis design, it fits into every parking space and joins together with other ones to form trains during rush hour that can be steered automatically past every traffic jam.”
Source : Yanko Design
Black Diamond Phone
“Black Diamond mobile phone for Sony Ericsson, encases the device under a layer of polycarbonate with mirror-finish cladding. The OLED technology makes for vivid illumination under the polycarbonate skin and makes a borderless screen effect possible.”
Source : Yanko Design
“The Digital Pot measures soil conditions, temperature, humidity, and water; it then calculates the requirements of the potted plant and displays the mood of the plant using smileys and other icons on the front display.”
Source : Live Grids
“The Cinepod is the ideal building block that eases planning a surround system for all your home cinema needs. Used as surround speaker or as dedicated centre channel, Cinepod can be added at any point to expand your system to all current standards which currently allow the use of up to 10 surround speakers in your home cinema.”
Source : Scandyna Speakers