Creative and cutting edge, audio speaker designs are not
only becoming more unconventional but they’re also leading to more
possibilities when placed in our homes, including as artistic centre pieces and
for providing high quality home cinema
One of the most unusual designs of modern audio speaker include
Timbre speakers, which uses electronics within a wooden box to transfer sound
to two glass bowls. Created by New Zealand designer Casey Lin, the bowls can be
moved around to change and pitch of whatever’s being played, acting as a
powerful speaker as well as a decorative feature that can be used with an
iPhone or other alternative mp3 player.
Another speaker feature which could soon be enhancing homes
come from GoldenEar Technology, who have become reputable for their brand of
advanced ceiling speakers. Producing
THX-quality sound, the speakers are built into the walls and form a perfect
solution for those who don’t have the space for large speakers, but want to
create that cinema experience in their living rooms.
At the CEDIA Expo conference last month in Colorado, which
attracted nearly 18,000 visitors from 84 countries, speaker designers took the
opportunity to showcase their talents by placing subwoofers and other devices
in a variety of unusual locations, such as beer barrels, rocks and even
A popular feature at the Expo was the combination of
speakers with art, using artistic designs and methods to create ‘speaker art’
to place on walls within homes. The Expo was also where Core Brands showcased
their new Protégé series of built in ceiling speakers and subwoofers for walls,
allowing them to blend in better with their surroundings for the benefit of
both homeowners and interior designers.
To find out more about the latest designs and
state-of-the-art technology featured in modern audio speakers, why not visit
your local high street electrical store and ask about the range of modern
speakers currently available to purchase, as you’ll be sure to find one perfect
for updating your home or for Christmas presents for friends and family who
love their music.