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Coffee Table Speakers

'CLAUDE' is a Hybrid Speaker That Emits Music, Lights and Props Up Tables

— April 11, 2016 — Art & Design
Rather than taking up valuable display space in the home, CLAUDE is a hybrid speaker that can be fit into the Lack table by IKEA.

The table leg-shaped speaker comes in a tall, colorful form that boasts the ability to emit both lights and music. This party speaker designed by 7levers solves the problem of complicated sound systems within the home that deliver poor-quality audio. By building the functions of a speaker right into the leg of a table, an ordinary piece of furniture becomes more useful, as well as more personalized within a space.

The group of designers behind 7levers' CLAUDE is now running a Kickstarter campaign that will help to secure funds for everything from product development and marketing to the purchase of the electronic components that power this invention.
Trend Themes
1. Hybrid Speakers - Companies can explore the creation of hybrid speakers that double as functional table legs.
2. Multipurpose Furniture - Creating furniture items with built-in speakers creates convenience while optimizing physical space.
3. Kickstarter Campaigns - Crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter provide an opportunity for entrepreneurs to secure funding for innovative product ideas.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture Manufacturing - Furniture manufacturers can create functional pieces with built-in features like hybrid speakers.
2. Audio Equipment Manufacturing - Companies can specialize in the production of quality audio equipment used in designing hybrid speakers.
3. Crowdfunding Platforms - Startups can explore opportunities to create and promote innovative products through crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter.
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