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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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KILO AND COBE DESIGN LTD. EDITION ARCHITECTURAL TERRACOTTA COLLECTION

COBE is a progressive and contemporary community of architects that focuses on architecture and design – from buildings and public spaces to large scale urban planning. As part of the newly-opened COBE solo exhibition at the Danish Architecture Centre, and alongside the publishing of their new book Our Urban Living Room, we took the challenge of working together with our friends there to bridge scale and design a tactile, architecture-inspired product series which supports the scope of the exhibition.

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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.

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KILO KICKS OFF NEW DESIGN COLLABORATION WITH DEAR LEADER

Dear Leader are expanding their base of collaborators around the globe in the fight for a range of human rights causes, and Kilo has now teamed up as future portfolio design partner. We’re proud to be on board in the fight against oppression, and we look forward to contributing to Dear Leader’s growing range of products that aim to make the world a better place.

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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.

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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.

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TMA-2 MODULAR HEADPHONE SYSTEM WINS SILVER AT CLIOS

The Kilo designed TMA-2 Modular Headphone System for AIAIAI has won a Clio Award. The Clios recognise innovation and creative excellence in advertising, design and communication and we are are honoured be awarded such a prestigious accolade among a list of world-class brands and products in the ceremony’s inaugural Product Design category. Check out the nominees in our category here.

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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.

 

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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.

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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.

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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

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AIAIAI X NEXTBIT HEADPHONES

The AIAIAI X Nextbit TMA-2 configuration is built with a powerful, high-sensitivity neodymium speaker unit that delivers a vibrant and detailed sound representation with a prominent dynamic bass and crisp treble. The combination of a durable nylon headband and the comfortable over-ear PU leather earpads that provide high isolation, results in a high quality headphone with a wide soundstage and excellent comfort. In addition to the custom mint cable, the Robin phone has been tuned specifically to work with the special edition of the Kilo designed TMA-2 Modular headphones.

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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.

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+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.

 

 

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Kilo Founder Lars Larsen is elected member of The Danish Design Council

The Danish Design Council is an independent organization that betters the state of Danish design by facilitating connections between design and society, by initiating debate and by awarding a design prize. In addition to this, the Design Council acts as advisor on design to Danish Society as a whole and appoints board members of the Danish Design Center.