2 x GOOD DESIGN AWARD
We had two products recognized in this year’s GOOD DESIGN program by the Chicago Athenaeum. Our TMA-2 Modular Headphone System for AIAIAI was presented with the award in the electronics category, and our the Biomega OKO E-bike from our KiBiSi collaboration won within sports and recreation.Read More
Reelight introduces UGO
Reelight introduces UGO – little brother to the award-winning, minimalist GO bike light, from our KiBiSi collaboration. UGO is an effective and cost-efficient alternative to the existing market, designed for simple and intuitive use.
KIBISI AND KOSHO ITO ANNOUNCE OTO FOR EAST JAPAN PROJECT BY KENGO KUMA
Combining analog sound enhancement and a storage bowl for small items, OTO brings together modern tech lifestyle and traditional ceramics. OTO is handmade in East Japan by ceramic artist Kosho Ito and produced for the East Japan Project.Read More
OUR TMA-2 MODULAR HEADPHONE SYSTEM FOR AIAIAI GOES WIRELESS
We have designed a new, smart headband for our TMA-2 Modular Headphone System for AIAIAI. Launching on Kickstarter today, it is the first major upgrade to the TMA-2 – a Bluetooth headband that adds wireless functionality to any configuration. Backers can receive up to 50% off either the headband alone or a complete wireless TMA-2 configuration when they support the project on Kickstarter
Kilo Designs Analog Drive in collaboration with legendary Swedish music machine makers Elektron
Swedish music hardware company Elektron today announced Analog Drive, a 100% analog distortion stompbox featuring eight different analog distortion circuits. Designed to bridge past and present in a heritage-infused contemporary design, the Analog Drive brings out the most of any guitar/amp combo or mono synthesizer. The flexibility and engineering behind the analog distortion circuits makes it a powerhouse of a pedal.Read More
KILO IS APPOINTED GAZELLE FOR THE SECOND YEAR RUNNING
Since 1995, the financial newspaper Børsen has recognised Danish businesses with an award known as the Gazelle. This is an accolade assigned to companies that have shown a constant progressive development of business during the last four years, based on their annual turnover and financial statements. We are delighted once again to be honoured as a Gazelle company.
BULBUL LAUNCHES KICKSTARTER FOR NEW KILO-DESIGNED WATCH
Our partners at Bulbul Watches are launching a Kickstarter campaign for the new Oblong watch, designed by Kilo. Oblong is a timepiece built on watch heritage and a fascination with timeless appearance. It’s a combination of carefully selected ingredients working together in an orchestrated and controlled manner, with a balanced sense of the big picture and the small detail.Read More
CARLSBERG UNVEILS NEW GREEN FIBER BOTTLE DESIGNED IN COLLABORATION WITH KILO AND CP+B COPENHAGEN
The new design of the Green Fiber Bottle was unveiled at the Sustainable Brands 2016 Copenhagen conference today. As part of the work of the Carlsberg Circular Community, Carlsberg kicked off the development project in 2015 with Danish packaging company EcoXpac to develop a beer bottle made from sustainably sourced wood fiber.Read More
TWO PROJECTS HONOURED IN THIS YEAR’S INNOVATION BY DESIGN AWARDS
We had two products recognised by the judges at this year’s Fast Company 2016 Innovation by Design Awards. The awards focus on projects that represent what’s best about design today: big ideas, meticulously thought-out details, a clear viewpoint about how we live now—and how it could be better.Read More
THE BIOMEGA OKO E-BIKE IS NOMINATED FOR THE BEAZLEY DESIGNS OF THE YEAR AWARD
Awarded by the Design Museum London, the Beazley Designs of the Year Award is the UK’s most prestigious design award. Needless to say, our fingers are crossed, and we’re proud to be nominated through our KiBiSi collaboration with the OKO electric bike in the transportation category. For more on the Design Museum and the Beazley Designs of the Year Award, check out the Nominees here.
A Closer Look at the TMA-2 Modular Packaging System Designed by Kilo and AIAIAI
The launch of TMA-2 Modular, a headphone system that allows users to build their own, unique headphones based on a wide range of sound, design and comfort options, necessitated a new kind of structural packaging system for the various, interchangeable TMA-2 speaker units, headbands, cables and earpads.Read More
VIA57™ – Republic of Fritz Hansen, Bjarke Ingels and KiBiSi launch the VIA57™ chair.
The ultimate partnership in Danish design: Republic of Fritz Hansen, the Danish architect Bjarke Ingels and the Danish design group KiBiSi, now launches the VIA57™ chair. The partnership is the culmination of great Danish design visions coming together with the VIA57 chair’s dynamic, tetrahedral shape translated through the lens of the heritage furniture brand. Debuting in New York on 13 May 2016, the collaboration celebrates the completion of Bjarke Ingels Group’s first New York City project — the VIA57 WEST building — giving design lovers around the world the opportunity to have a piece of the Manhattan skyline in their own homes.
Kilo and AIAIAI Take Home the Creative Circle Gold Award
We’re proud to announce that Kilo and AIAIAI took home the Creative Circle Gold Award for the TMA-2 Modular Packaging System! Held on Friday, the award is Denmark’s biggest creative communication event, honoring creativity within the fields of advertising, design and digital. A big thank you goes out to the jury and our partners at AIAIAI. For more info on the packaging system, check out the in-depth feature on our blog
LARS LARSEN IS APPOINTED JURY MEMBER AT CANNES LIONS 2016
Kilo’s Founding Head of Design receives another honor from the Cannes Lions Committee in the form of a second jury membership on the Product Design jury. The first time Lars took part in the Cannes International Festival of Creativity was in 2014, in his capacity as jury member in the Product Design category, and last year he was fortunate enough to take home the golden lion along with AIAIAI for the TMA-2 Modular headphone system in the category Best Product Design.
+HALLE INTRODUCES Ø: A KILO-DESIGNED, MODULAR BENCH SYSTEM
Ø is the Danish word for island. It’s also a new bench system that’s centred around human activity, designed by Kilo for +Halle. It aims accommodate the many-sided needs relating to daily use in modern, soft contact environments. A series of small islands which work as individual modules, or interlock to create larger formations that suit the needs of your space. The organic shapes and multiple options make for warm and welcoming seating areas. Ø is accessible from all sides, creating a space for socialising and working collaboratively in a flexible, informal setting.