Sound Innovations Contest Defines Stylish Earpieces

By: Going Like Sixty - Published: Apr 11, 2009   Updated: Mar 30 2011 • References: designboom
Not much design thought goes into how sound gets from our gadgets into our heads, but wants that to change as a result of the Sound Innovations contest.

Here are ten of the entries for “stylish.” Many of the headsets use electronics to convey a message right on the earpiece, while other headsets are pure fashion statements.

Implications - When it comes to gadgets, having the latest features is just as important as fitting in with the latest fashions. It's not enough for a device to perform innovative and cutting edge functions; if you really want to pull in the consumer, the way your product looks needs to be in sync with your target. Stats for Unusual Headsets Trending: Older & Mild
Research: 15,815 clicks in 371 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Unusual Headsets
Related: 46 examples / 35 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55
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