Sound Innovations Contest Defines Stylish Earpieces

By: Going Like Sixty - 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.