The Absence of Color: Clear Tech

The Absence of Color: Clear Tech

Trent Johnson
Jul 7, 2010

When tech meets clear, the results are often impressive. From that made from more environmentally friendly glass, to acrylics and plastics, or even premium crystal, clear tech stands out by looking clean, replicating the colors of the room, and looking futuristic. Click through our finds, above.

TOP ROW (From Left to Right)

1. FHOO7 Computer Speaker System by Ferguson Hill. A scaled down version of much larger acrylic counterparts, the FH007 is designed for unique looks, precision engineering and excellent live affirming sound.

2. The Dell Crystal Display, winner of a Best of CES Innovations Award in 2008 is the monitor we all wish we had. Featuring a tempered glass surround, capacitive touch controls, integrated web cam and speakers, this monitor is a thing of beauty.

3. Harman Kardon GLA-55 Bling Speakers made from cut-glass enclosures with impressive specs inside and out.

4. The Hoverit Lounger by British Company Hoverit is built by hand and actually provides the full sensation of floating, defying gravity, through the use of repelling magnetic forces.

5. The Amazing See Through Toaster let's you see exactly how toasted your bread is, looks cool, and even toasts.

BOTTOM ROW (From Left to Right)

1. The Mmckenna Betty Lou Table Lamp is a cordless rechargeable lamp shade that is placed in your own wine glass. Shines for over seven hours.

2. Samsung's LED Backlit Monitor as a clear acrylic surround and base. While we wish the entire thing was translucent, it still looks cool.

3. Ziro Ceiling Fan by Chiasso has translucent plastic blades that, as it should, create great air circulation.

4. The Calypso Crystal iPhone Docks are handmade in a mold bringing more bling to iPhones everywhere.

5. PermaFlow Never-Clog Drain reminds you that a drain is only something you think of when it clogs. Avoid toxic chemicals with the never-clog drain that contains a self-cleaning wiper that removes blockage.

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