Huge speakers don't usually get much favourable reception from the female spouse in the household. Always thought to be bulky and ugly, these are generally viewed as big boys' toys and destined to be kept away from full public view as much as possible.
Speakers are designed so we can enjoy best quality sound in music, movies and gaming. These days, designers are making sure that these hi-fi components look as good as they sound too. Companies like Bang & Olufsen has always been at the top of the crop, producing stylish music systems that will complement any interiors. The BeoPlay A9 features a 2.1 bass reflex loudspeaker system that combines five dedicated speaker units and amps with sexy, timeless design to create a complete sound solution. If you have some spare cash, this seems like a nice proposition...
KEF is well known for their cutting edge design and engineering when it comes to sound equipment. Their acclaimed KEF Blade speakers come in a highly desirable minimalist design that has won fans amongst audiophiles and many a proud home owners around the world.
It's no surprise that top designers around the world are also joining in this game. The ever quirky design star Philippe Starck's trombone-shaped Parrot Zikmu speakers for Parrot is equally eye-catching. The company is known for pushing the boundaries of design and function, boasting a long history of producing innovative products such as digital picture frames and iPhone-controlled helicopters.