Interview: Concept + Design Manager for B&O Play, Jakob Kristoffersen

One of Bang & Olufsen's visionaries on what makes the brand revolutionary

Just after the release of B&O Play‘s entry-level speaker, the M3, we spoke with Jakob Kristoffersen, the brand’s Concept and Design Manager. The speaker was an expansion into new territory for the brand, but it embodied all that we love about Bang & Olufsen visually and technologically. Now, with the Danish brand’s CES announcement that AirPlay 2 has been integrated into 10 products (M3 included), …

Joynout’s X-Shaped Daydreaming Seat

Inspired by the infinity symbol, Daydream is an x-shaped seat designed by Tel Aviv- and Milan-based Joynout and produced in Italy. Employing minimalism, bright colors and sculptural sensibilities, the seat has been imagined to allow for one or two people (facing each other) to relax in an inclined position, legs extending outward and upward. Two cushioned panels, featuring Kvadrat textiles, interlock for assembly. Daydream will …

Kvadrat + Raf Simons Textiles at Avenue Road

A third bold collaboration between the acclaimed designer and the Scandinavian fabrics house

It’s almost too easy to fall in love with the work of fashion designer Raf Simons. From his otherworldly couture looks for Dior to vibrant adidas sneaker collaborations, the Belgian visionary often presents a bright vision for the future of clothing and accessories. Some may not know that Simons actually began as a furniture designer, and his just released collaboration with Danish textile manufacturer Kvadrat …