Bang & Olufsen is launching a limited-edition collection of its most popular wireless multi-room speakers in bronze hues, taking inspiration from the latest interior trends of using warm colours and contrasting materials. The Bronze Collection will be available online, and in Australia at Bang & Olufsen Bondi Junction and David Jones from mid-December.
The Bronze Collection brings together five of B&O’s powerfully delightful speakers. We’re talking the Beoplay A9 floor speaker, Beoplay M5, the 360-degree Beosound 1 and 2, plus the latest Beosound Edge speaker. Bang & Olufsen believe the monochromatic look complements the sculptural presence of the speakers and gilds the senses of the viewer merging aesthetics, playfulness and proficient acoustics.
“For the Bronze Collection speakers, we combined the earthy aluminium bronze tone, the epitome of warmth and timeless elegance, with bespoke multi-coloured wool yarn from Kvadrat and premium walnut wood,” says Anne Mee Dybbroe Andersen and Anna-Sophia Brune, the architects and designers for Bang & Olufsen.
“The bronze tone stays neutral from day to night, season to season and year to year – maintaining its elegance and splendour regardless of trends and changing fashions.”
For the Bronze Collection, London-based visual artist 30,000 fps, also known as Josh Labouve, created a series of animations visualising not only an abstract interpretation of the sculptural forms but also a movement of sound.
“The unique forms of the speakers acted as a basis for creating the animations, which themselves were founded on the minimalist geometry evident in the collection,” says Josh.
The glowing, graphic contours within the animations move in a hypnotising manner to the creative soundscape composed by Brighton-based Ithaca Studio.