Rachel Cericola

Sound of Music

The past 20 years have ushered in a generation of gadgets that solve age-old design quandaries—like how to avoid sacrificing half your living room to a hulking audio system. One such invention, the SONANCE KAYAK (1), is a single speaker…

Plugged In

Sound Judgment Unlike ordinary speakers, these pieces double as modular sculpture. Link four end-to-end in a ring, or combine two to create a semicircular conversation piece. Inside each are a 3/4-inch tweeter and two 4-inch woofers for maximum tone. $249–$279,…