Posts Tagged ‘iPhone’

MegaPhone by Enandis

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Megaphone speaker by the Italian company Enandis. Why do I like this? I shouldn’t like it, but I do. It’s so wrong for things to pretend to be other things, like early cars resembling horse carriages, or high-heeled runners. Furthemore is the iPhone speaker’s quality even worth amplifying? Maybe what’s nice about this is precisely the contradictory relationship between the basic yet acoustically perfect cone and the supposedly more sophisticated (yet somehow much more acoustically impoverished) device.

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Seen at Koko’s sushi restaurant

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

The battle between I just gotta be me! and Don’t mess with us! plays out in the shoe arena outside this tatami room at Koko’s. Which is more interesting, the similarities in this footwear code, or the subtle individual differences within it, or just the choice of this particular type of shoe for a sushi outing?

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