Manta Speakers Sweep Sound Under the Rug

Manta Speakers Sweep Sound Under the Rug

Taryn Williford
Aug 12, 2009

We try to hide our mess by figuratively sweeping it under the rug. Plus, we literally hide across-the-room cords under rugs and carpets sometimes. So many things in our homes go "under the rug," so this makes a little sense: Speakers that seem hidden under a magic carpet!

With the Mantra speaker, a red felt matt [sic] connects the right and left speakers, which look as though they're peeking out from under the corners. In the process, it hides all those ugly behind-the-monitor wires that are necessary, but not cute to look at.

It doesn't even need to find it's home under a monitor, this speaker set looks just as good on its own as part of a wired-up credenza-top landing strip.

This design came in 95th out of 3481 in the designboom/Plantronics Sound Innovation contest, and the designer seems pretty pleased!

Via HomeTone

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