The Future of Devialet Audio

From a collaborative Sky TV sound system to storefronts opening worldwide

To chart the course of high-end audio brand Devialet is to observe an industry disrupted. After their launch in 2007, Devialet created a large footprint in the professional amplifier world using an Analog Digital Hybrid (ADH®) technology. With the Phantom—and its two developmental iterations—they produced (entirely in France) a consumer-facing product that appeased at-home audiophiles. From patents to design, the Devialet team continues to advance …

Master & Dynamic MA770 Concrete Speaker

Designed in collaboration with architect Sir David Adjaye, a sculptural piece that is equally beautiful and functional

NYC-based Master & Dynamic has already garnered plenty of well-deserved attention for their premium-quality headphones and earphones, and today the young audio company is launching their first-ever speaker. Designed in collaboration with celebrated architect Sir David Adjaye, the MA770 speaker is sculptural and sleek with phenomenal audio quality. Geometric and wireless, the MA770 is crafted from premium materials: diamond-cut anodized aluminum controls, titanium tweeters and …

Devialet Phantom Speaker Turns (Rose) Gold

The all-in-one engineering marvel gets a powerful upgrade to 4000 watts

Despite its innocuous, small egg shape, the powerful all-in-one Phantom speaker from French audiophiles Devialet is an incredible engineering feat to be proud of (they hold 102 patents as proof). During our in-person demo of the product, the Phantom had our hair blowing back with its impactful bass and volume, furiously quivering symmetric woofers, and no vibration on our glass table. The speaker made its …

Bloc & Roc’s Galvanize S2 Black 18k Rose Gold Headphones

Premium on-ear headphones built by hand in the UK

There are at least two factors necessary for garnering attention in the ever-crowded headphone market, with superior sound quality and thoughtful design at the top of the list. Bloc & Roc’s Galvanize S2 offers both. As for design, it’s more than just the 18k rose gold-plated speaker grille, it’s also the hand-blasted matte finish elsewhere, and the Nappa leather headband. The on-ear pads have a …

Joey Roth’s Steel Speaker

The designer's latest audio endeavor utilizes a wooden sphere to diffuse sound

Joey Roth—an industrial designer and CH favorite known for enhancing simple pleasures through beautiful design—is back with a second musical creation: the Steel Speaker. His first foray into the audio world, the Ceramic Speaker set, astonished audio enthusiasts and design-hungry crowds alike, blending natural materials with smooth, curving lines to create a full-sounding and drool-worthy speaker set-up. In contrast, his monolithic Steel Speaker requires no …