Long-Lost Eames Radio Design Realized

Vitra is bringing a long-lost Eames design to life: a molded plywood framed radio. With holes for speakers and a few knobs for tuning, the device has been made in an edition of 999, with the first 50 available at the MoMA Design Store. The design was never realized during the ’40s, when it was initially drawn up, because the design was deemed “too modern.” Now, with …

Radio Nova

Any Francophile worth their salt should know about Radio Nova, the 27 year-old French station that broadcasts throughout much of the country. There are a lot of reasons to love it, not the least of which is if you find yourself driving a tiny car equipped with only a cassette deck to Le Lude, a renaissance castle in the Loire Valley — as Seth and …

2B Tube Amp Radio

by Laurice Parkin It's hard to remember not getting music from anywhere but a digital download, but luckily for us, designer Jonas Damon hasn't forgotten the original source. With his newest creation, he's taken sound back to it's old-school analog roots. Debuting earlier this month at ICFF, his 2B Tube Amp Radio is completely transistor free, processing sound through three vacuum tubes. In other words, …