hironao tsuboi: vol speaker
 
hironao tsuboi: vol speaker
jul 07, 2011

hironao tsuboi: vol speaker

‘vol’ portable speaker, designed by hironao tsuboi for british american tobacco

the minimalist design of ‘vol’, a portable speaker created by japanese designer hironao tsuboi for kent of british american tobacco, is structured for intuitive use. composed of aluminum, the speaker is switched on and off by turning the dial; volume adjust is accomplished in the same manner.

featuring no buttons, the lightweight speaker measures 55 millimeters (2.2 inches) in diameter and 37 millimeters (1.4 inches) in height.

hironao tsuboi: vol speaker ‘vol’ is produced in silver, blue, and black

hironao tsuboi: vol speaker full side view

hironao tsuboi: vol speaker powered by lithium battery, the portable speaker includes an audio jack, USB port, and 5V DC connection

  • Love it its an an amazing design

    Myles
  • ‘vol’ is not for retail sale at present. for the next year, it is given as a gift
    with purchases at kent (of british american tobacco) in asia pacific.

    jenny db
  • Duh…! What’s the greatness in the single control design. The most ancient of radios to the cheapest Chinese speakers have it.

    Surprised by the comments.

    vinuiyer
  • Damn nice! jspence is right. If it has bluetooth I would, if it don’t, I won’t. But if it also was a mifi, Macfans & everybody else who likes eye candy, music, & internet “might” like to have one.

    liveonc
  • If it has bluetooth, I buy it. If it doesn’t, I don’t.

    jspence
  • Where can i buy it?

    Josh
  • Has anyone found a place to buy one of these speakers?

    Braden
  • Where do you get one?

    Dave
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