Tech-in-color: The Best & Brightest in Home Tech

Tech-in-color: The Best & Brightest in Home Tech

Sarah Coffey
Apr 21, 2011

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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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