04. 16. 2009
The Ripple bluetooth headset is bound to make heads turn
It makes me secretly happy (no more?) to know that technology is going all out to woo the fairer sex and what better than to be able to lay my hands on accessories-cum-gizmos that are not only visually appetizing but also happen to satisfy my hunger for sensible technology.
The latest debutante in this category is from designer Ilya Fridman - the Ripple bluetooth headset. The idea behind this design was the conceptualization of "smooth fluid sound waves, like that of ripples in a still body of water". And the result is this gorgeous "earring" which actually camouflages an ultra minimalistic headset that clips on to your earlobe unlike the conventionally styled headsets that remain suspended over your ear. The outer covering can be flipped open to reveal the microphone and once you are done talking, pressing the button in the centre of the light ring allows it to remain active for listening to music. Well, thanks to this designer's creativity, we are one step closer to looking like airbrushed glam dolls, not very unlike the one pictured above. And I sincerely hope that this terrific product is carried over by gentle ripples to the safety of the shores, ahem…stores.
Via Yanko Design.