You may have already seen this groundbreaking stereo system on Kickstarter, or featured on some of the big boy tech blogs, regardless, we found its sustainable design compelling enough to still feature on AltCon. The Swedish design outfit, People People, is the creator of the futuristic Transparent Speaker – a compact stereo system that is high-quality, simple and sustainable.
The ‘Speaker’ – which looks like the audio version of a terrarium or aquarium – is designed to produce top-flight sound, look very cool and be easily upgradable, readily recyclable and easy to ship. People People’s Kickstarter campaign for the stereo has already surpassed funding goal and ends January 27th, so you can still contribute and get involved.
Not only is this an interesting product from a visual and an industrial design perspective – but People People did their homework on the manufacturing side – they made sure the stereo features the finest components sourced from manufacturers that comply with the best available standards for labor rights and environmental management (such as Global Compact and ISO 14001). (more…)