Why shouldn't your gadgets have as much style as your sofa? Bright colors bring personality to your electronics. Try a set of speakers in lipstick red, an air purifier in kelly green, or a custom decal to style your laptop in any color you like.
This online store is a good resource for hard-to-find Japanese gadgets, and they have a nifty feature where you can shop by color for electronics in hot pink, turquoise blue, kelly green, or canary yellow.
• Nearmore Hybrid Aroma Humidifier, $180
Founded by French designer René Adda, Lexon has a minimalist/maximalist approach to tech — their electronics are stripped of extraneous details, but they're also available in a LOT of hues.
• Tyhko Radop Blue, $75
Their specialty is trendy electronics (many from Japan), and they have an impressive selection of colorful headphones from Audio-Technica, Marshall, Urbanears, AiAiAi, and other brands.
• Urbanears Plattan Headphones, $60
This manufacturer and retailer straddles the line between home tech, organizational supplies, decor, and novelty items. They're a good place to shop for colorful clocks and gadgets.
• Wall Clock Multicolor, $45
This Los Angeles store is run by a husband and wife team who are always in search of new, cutting-edge design. Their webshop is a good place to stay up-to-date on tech trends.
• Jawbone Jambox, $200
With multiple locations around the country and an extensive web shop, Flight 001 specializes in high-style tech and gear for travelers. Shop here for colorful alarm clocks, laptop bags, and cord wranglers.
• USB Power Cube by Logix, $30
MoMA Design Store
The gold standard for designer gifts, the MoMA Store only carries products with pedigree, and they have a nice selection of colorful designer calculators, clocks, and desktop items.
• Ella Desktop Calculator, $30
This webshop has thousands of adhesive-backed cast vinyl decals for handheld devices and computers, so you can customize your tech in any color of the rainbow.
• Solid State Yellow iPhone 4 Skin, $8
The Conran Shop
With locations in New York and online, this store is a go-to source for modern decor, including colorful home tech from Tivoli, Geneva, and other high-end brands.
• Geneva Sound System S, $300
Handmade by Ryan Bardsley, these clocks are crafted from colorful powdercoated aluminum, and the body is encased in a plywood box.
• Dot Array Blue, $50
Photo: Wall Clock Multicolor, $45