Test Drive: Audi RS Q8

Channeling the '80s Quattro in a car made for the next decade

The arid and alien terrain on the island of Tenerife makes a perfect backdrop for the similarly unique Audi RS Q8 during our test drive. The largest of Spain’s Canary Islands, its volcanic genesis is ever-apparent given the snow-capped peak of Mount Teide is visible throughout much of its eponymous national park. Driving the exceptionally twisty roads, the metaphor of an erupting volcano isn’t lost …

Milan Design Week 2019: Bang & Olufsen’s Beovision Harmony TV System

Oak and aluminum panels fan out to reveal a future-forward screen

With screens in our pockets, on our wrists and atop our desks, their omnipresence often impedes two desirable tenets of a home: peace and harmony. With impeccable attention to detail—and a history of design precision and technological advancement—Bang & Olufsen hopes to change this. The Beovision Harmony system—which includes an LG OLED C9 77-inch TV—partially conceals its slender, future-forward screen. Two elegant panels partially disrupt …

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), …