RIVA TURBO X Bluetooth Speaker

A product that aims to bring back a time when sounds were analog

by Justin Kaehler Audio company RIVA is hoping to “rescue the world from mediocre audio” with its new TURBO X bluetooth speaker. It’s a mission statement for founder Rikki Farr, a man who is part of rock’n’roll history: a record producer who also built industry-leading concert audio systems for bands like The Who and Metallica. For him, the TURBO X is going to bring authenticity …

Link About It: L’ArcoBaleno

Earthquake-proof tables, Brazilian modern, Brooklyn's Souda studio and more in the stories culled from the online market's cast of talent

Helmed by Design Miami co-founder Ambra Medda, L’ArcoBaleno is an extraordinary online marketplace for the cultured design enthusiast. To provide further insight on the often laboriously handcrafted objects they purvey, the well-informed team has created a rich source of editorial content, which includes interviews and studio visits with their international roster of designers, travel stories tracing design wares back to their origins, intriguing history lessons …

Aquariva by Marc Newson

A design superstar reinterprets the classic speedboat

Equally as exciting as our trip to the Riva boatyard is Marc Newson‘s new speedboat for the iconic Italian brand, a high-tech take on nautical design. The Aquariva—first created in 2001—receives an innovative yet simplified makeover, with phenolic composite (an extremely durable wood-like laminate) covering the deck area instead of traditional mahogany and anodized aluminum used in place of stainless steel for an overall sleeker …