Sound systems have always occupied an interesting position in the landscape of our homes.
"Is hi-fi a piece of equipment or is it a piece of furniture - that's the dilemma," says Sir Kenneth Grange in this 2011 film for the Bowers & Wilkins Society of Sound.
Founded in 1966 in Worthing on the south coast, Bowers & Wilkins is a British company with a long tradition of producing high quality design led speakers. The company appointed Sir Kenneth Grange as its industrial designer back in the 1970s, and there's a short history of his pioneering designs for the company here for anyone interested.
Fast forward to 2014 and their latest offering is the new T7 portable wireless bluetooth speaker.