LaCie Sound2 Speakers Acknowledged for 2010 red dot Award
April 15, 2010
LaCie today announced it has received a 2010 red dot award for its Sound2 Speakers, Design by Neil Poulton. The award designation honors exceptional product design, quality and trendsetting.
Products are selected by an international jury of design experts from among more than 12,000 entrants from 60 countries. The red dot award is organized by Essen’s Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, and is the largest and most renowned design competition in the world.
"LaCie is honored to receive recognition year after year for its work with renowned designer Neil Poulton," said Philippe Spruch, LaCie Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "LaCie takes special pride in developing products that embody good design and functionality. The LaCie Sound2 Speakers are a superior example of premium technology and remarkable design."
The LaCie Sound2 Speakers exemplify the very roots of sound development, from their design aesthetics to customized acoustic engineering. Modeled after Cabasse’s renowned loudspeaker technology, the speakers bring high-quality sound to any computer systems or A/V device.
The winning LaCie products will be displayed in a special one-year exhibition at the red dot design museum in Essen, Germany. The red dot design museum houses the largest permanent exhibition of contemporary design worldwide with more than 1,000 exhibits spanning 13,000 square feet, and drawing 120,000 visitors each month.
The LaCie Sound² Speakers are available through the LaCie Online Store, LaCie Reseller+.
About Neil Poulton
Neil Poulton was born in Thurso, Scotland. A graduate in Industrial Design from Edinburgh University and Milan's Domus Academy, Poulton first came into public view in 1989 as the creator of "the ageing pens,” pens made from a "living," wearing plastic that changes color and form with use. Today, Neil Poulton designs and develops best-selling, award-winning products for a variety of international clients including LaCie & Artemide. Since 1991, Poulton has lived and worked in Paris, France. www.neilpoulton.com.