|[January 15, 2014]
Libratone Speakers Recognized for Design Excellence
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
Groundbreaking wireless speaker company, Libratone
Inc. is making an impression on the Chicago art and design world.
Today, the Chicago Athenaeum announced that the Libratone Zipp
is a winner of the 2013 GOOD DESIGN™ award for Design Excellence.
Additionally, Libratone's award-winning Zipp and Live
are now on display in the Department of Architecture and Design at the
Art Institute of Cicago.
"Design is an integral part of Libratone speakers, so to be recognized
is an honor," said Libratone Inc. CEO, Gregg Stein. "To be a permanent
fixture at such a prestigious museum shows that the world is seeing
Libratone speakers as we intend them to be-pieces of art."
GOOD DESIGN™ is the world's most prestigious, recognized, and oldest
Design Awards program organized annually by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum
of Architecture and Design in cooperation with the European Centre for
Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies. For 2013, the museum
received submissions from several thousand of the world's leading
manufacturers and industrial and graphic design firms.
The Art Institute of Chicago has a rich collection of works dating back
5,000 years, as well as an impressive collection of contemporary art,
architecture and design. The department of Architecture and Design has
in its collection objects by major figures internationally, which
illustrate the museum's commitment to exhibiting, collecting, and
preserving the most innovative expressions of architecture and design
from practitioners working at the forefront of these fields.
Libratone is a global wireless speaker company that marries beautiful
design with exceptional sound in its lineup of easy-to-use, beautifully
crafted products. With a mission to free consumers from the
traditionally clunky black boxes and compromised audio quality that
dominates the speaker market today, Libratone offers a range of products
including in-home sound bars, smaller units for multi-room use, and a
fully portable battery-powered version. Draped in a variety of vibrantly
colored Italian wool sleeves, Libratone's speakers are designed to
integrate flawlessly with modern home décor. Headquartered globally in
Copenhagen, Denmark, and with U.S. headquarters just outside Boston,
Libratone is dedicated to delivering freedom and purity of sound through
its speakers since 2009.
Press materials can be found at: www.libratone.com/press
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