Bang & Olufsen was founded in 1925 in Struer, a small town in the north western part of Denmark, by two enterprising young engineers, Peter Bang and Svend Olufsen. They created the business that was to become an international design icon and a global symbol of audio-visual excellence.
Today Bang & Olufsen is world renowned for its distinctive range of quality televisions, music systems and high-performance loudspeakers; products that combine technological excellence with emotional appeal in a sensational design language.
Bang & Olufsen products are sold mainly by an extensive, independent retail network across more than 100 countries. The majority of these retailers are concept stores, which exclusively sell Bang & Olufsen products.
Besides entertainment products for the home environment, Bang & Olufsen applies it acoustic skills and design competences in creating high-performance sound systems for the high-end car industry, bringing the entertainment experience to a new level.
Designed in collaboration with British industrial designer, Benjamin Hubert, the Beosound Balance by Bang & Olufsen is design poetry, in the form of a smart speaker.
The 2019 House of the Year has now run its course with the Awards announced at StylecraftHOME’s Sydney showroom on Thursday 31st of October.
Sydney was all ears at StylecraftHOME last week as we recognised our 2019 winners for Habitus House of the Year.
Habitus House of the Year honours exceptional residential architecture and design completed across the Indo Pacific Region within the past 18 months. Here are your 2019 winners.
Six weeks of voting, 20 outstanding residential projects to choose from, and 5000 individual voters to tally: at long last we have a winner of the Habitus House of the Year, Ultimate Design Hunter Package.
Time is of the essence! You have until October 28 to cast your vote for the 2019 Habitus House of the Year People’s Choice and go in the running to win the Ultimate Design Hunter Package, worth $40,000!
A series of tilted living pods maximise views, light and a large family’s varied needs in Singapore.
In recent years, Taiwan’s capital, Taipei has seen a slew of hotel openings from big names such as Mandarin Oriental and smaller scale locally designed boutique hotels such as Chez Nous. French design superstar Philippe Starck’s S Hotel sits in the middle of the pack, with 103 guestrooms, a dining room with a Michelin pedigree and Starck’s signature eclecticism a draw card in its own right.
While some companies have us in a constant state of catch up Bang&Olufsen stand adamant that they’re researching, developing and releasing technology in response to our changing lives – not the other way around.
Danish designer technology powerhouse Bang & Olufsen’s lastest range of products is youthful, more affordable, and sensitive to the needs of modern users.