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Lofree Poison speaker merges modern audio with vintage aesthetics

Article taken from Design Boom   From the company who brought us the retro-modern typewriter in early 2017, Lofree again merges nostalgic design with advanced technology, presenting the ‘poison’ speaker. it enhances a 10W dynamic driver that delivers mid and trebles from the front, and bass from the rear. as you can imagine from this vintage set, the speaker functions through radio channel surfing, but can also work with an AUX connection and wirelessly through bluetooth. all images courtesy of lofree Even with its powerful and high-quality audio capabilities, as well as its range of technological advancements, the Lofree ‘poison’ speaker is a compact unit that is portable. its vintage aesthetics follow a streamlined body, which features a minimal amount of...

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How Lofree Blended Nostalgia With New Tech For Two Crowdfunding Hits

Article taken from Forbes   Like many bohemian creative types, product designer Tim Chu is not yet 40, but his taste for aesthetics and culture is much older. Having spent 15 years designing more than 130 electronic products for renowned Chinese electronic brands like TCL and Skyworth, Chu had to constantly shelve his love of vintage culture for the modern/futuristic look that electronic brands -- especially upstart Chinese ones -- covet. Three years ago, Chu decided it was time to pursue his dream and started Lofree with several other like-minded designers. Their vision was simple: to create products that combine modern tech with an oldschool vibe. With their first product, Chu and his team wanted to play it safe and go for a somewhat...

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This Cute Retro Bluetooth Speaker Packs a Powerful Punch

Article taken from Sweety High   We're all about modern tech dressed up in a shiny retro package, and Lofree's new Poison speaker is just that.Clearly it's cute, but does this gadget get the job done? The speaker's Kickstarter page launched today, but we got the chance to test it out early to see what it's really capable of doing. The speaker has three different modes. In the aux mode, you can use the included auxiliary cord to plug in any devices with a headphone jack for the easiest access to your music. Setting up the Bluetooth isn't too complicated, either. When this second mode is activated, you simply need to press the dedicated Bluetooth button for a moment until the light on...

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