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Thoughts on music, design, fashion & products from the B&O PLAY team

 
Street Style: Marie Hindkær Andersen
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September 01 2014

Highsnobiety called on Marie Hindkær Andersen of influential fashion blog Blame It On Fashion for a closer look at what it means to be a leader in the field of contemporary...

 

A life filled with music
August 21 2014

There’s almost always music playing in the life of Jonas Alexander Arnby.

The Playlist featuring Patricia Zhou
August 20 2014

A tour through the life and music of “The Ballerina Superwoman” Patricia Zhou from the acclaimed Staatsballett Berlin.

Home Style: Ambush
August 20 2014

Japan has a well-deserved reputation for being that little bit more adventurous when it comes to fashion. Maybe it’s something in the water but on this side of the world...

Behind the scenes: H6 Special Edition Photo Shoot
August 10 2014

To launch the H6 special edition we teamed up with the people from Dansk Magazine and had Creative Director Uffe Buchard style three looks for the photo shoot. During the shoot...

BeoPlay H6 Special Edition
August 07 2014

A splash of fashion, colour and elegance.

Home Style: Gee
August 06 2014

The first thing that strikes you arriving at Gee’s Amsterdam apartment is that this is definitely not Patta. In fact, parts of it don’t even feel like Amsterdam.

Street Style: Mark McNairy
August 03 2014

We met up with Mark McNairy on the streets of New York to take a closer look at what it means to be a master in the field of design.

Street Style: Mago Dovjenko
August 01 2014

Now based in Cologne, Germany, fashion designer and graphic artist Mago Dovjenko thinks of his outfits as an expression of his feelings and mood

Home Style: Chiara Ferragni
July 23 2014

As one of the internet’s most celebrated fashion bloggers with her website The Blonde Salad, Chiara Ferragni knows a thing or two about style.

Riding with Tinkoff Saxo
July 17 2014

How one of the world’s greatest cycling teams uses B&O PLAY to gain an edge.

A Global Nomad on a Mission
July 15 2014

The story of the visual ethnographer Jacob Langvad Nilsson, a man who travels the world for a living, photographing and consulting for a multitude of global brands.

The Playlist featuring Michael Beinhorn
July 03 2014

Traveling with superproducer Michael Beinhorn from New York City via Copenhagen and Los Angeles to a Desert Island with a playlist

Hattie Stewart – the Professional Doodler
July 03 2014

Hattie Stewart is a young, London-based illustrator with a vibrant, cheeky style.

LIVE FOR NOW: Hattie Stewart
July 02 2014

B&O PLAY is teaming up with Pepsi® to create the LIVE FOR NOW™ limited edition capsule collection, a special line of headphones that combine the sport of football, the inspiration...

Get in the mood for Roskilde Festival 2014
July 01 2014

Here’s what we’re looking forward to the most at this year’s Roskilde Festival. There is soo much great music to choose from this year – but also soo many acts...

Home Style: Marcelo Burlon
July 01 2014

The Argentinian designer gives us a tour around his Milan apartment and tells us about his furnishing philosophy.

Street Style: Dapper Lou
July 01 2014

A closer look at the wardrobe of Dapper Lou – one of the trendsetters in men’s classical fashion

Classicism with a Touch of Anarchy
July 01 2014

How Casely-Hayford are redefining and rejuvenating classical British menswear with an infusion of raw London energy and rebellion.

The Art of being a Bad Boy
July 01 2014

Kanye West adores him. So does the fashion world. Wes Lang has become the latest darling of the art world by doing exactly what he wants to.

Wot u call it – Urban? A 25-year time trial in beats
July 01 2014

A tour de force from 1989 to 2014: Charting the British music phenomenon: “Urban”.

Street Style: Kim Matulova
June 30 2014

Kim Matulova of Black Scale shows off her impeccable street style with a touch of H6

The playful, the bold and the fragile: the art of Merijn Hos
June 26 2014

Merijn Hos is a Dutch illustrator and visual artist based in Utrecht, the Netherlands. He divides his time between commercial illustration work and personal projects where he’s free to test the boundaries.

Hard Graft – Pinch
June 25 2014

A smart and elegant cable tidy and hanging loop for your Form 2i or BeoPlay H6 headphones. Brought to you by Hard Graft as a bespoke B&O PLAY accessory.

LIVE FOR NOW:Merijn Hos
June 25 2014

B&O PLAY is teaming up with Pepsi to create the LIVE FOR NOW limited edition capsule collection, a special line of headphones that combine the sport of football, the inspiration...

The Organic, the Fresh and sometimes Abstract: the Art of Zosen
June 19 2014

We have met up with Zosen to discuss his involvement in the “LIVE FOR NOW” capsule collection – a partnership between Pepsi, B&O PLAY and some of the most esteemed street artists in the world right now.

LIVE FOR NOW: ZOSEN
June 18 2014

The LIVE FOR NOW edition done by Zosen has a subtle and charming street edge to it that perfectly compliments the sleek aesthetics of the original design.

Hard Graft – Point
June 17 2014

You’re on the way out of the door – going about your everyday business.

A Breath of Life, a Breeze of Full Curves: the Art of Ricardo AKN
June 12 2014

“I believe I was born to be an artist, and this is what makes me keep on creating art,”

LIVE FOR NOW Ricardo Akn
June 11 2014

B&O PLAY is teaming up with Pepsi to create the LIVE FOR NOW limited edition capsule collection, a special line of headphones that combine the sport of football, the inspiration...

The Perfect Travel Companion
June 10 2014

You’re going somewhere. Destination unknown.

The Perfect Match
June 04 2014

A bespoke collection of fine leather and felt goods from Hard Graft that will keep your headphones safe from harm.

LIVE FOR NOW  The capsule collection
May 22 2014

A special line of headphones that combine the sport of football, the inspiration of art and the creativity of fashion.

The next generation of designers take on B&O PLAY
May 06 2014

A simple yet challenging task: Rethink and reinterpret a design classic

Setting the trends with Carol Lim
April 24 2014

See what the Opening Ceremony founder says about collaborations, design and working with B&O PLAY.

Opening Ceremony x B&O PLAY: The Sound of Fashion
April 24 2014

A fusion of fashion, design and sound based on a cheeky remix of the longest living headphones in the world – and played out to a hit single by a young, forward-moving artist

The Black Collection
April 02 2014

The colour black has always been a firm fashion favourite. If in doubt, just go for black – or so the fashion ethos tells us.

Thursday Tunes: Dancing Days
March 27 2014

There’s absolutely no excuse not to dance to this playlist!

Thursday Tunes: Marcelo Burlon
March 20 2014

This edition of Thursday Tunes takes us to Milan, Italy where we talk to the multi-faceted Marcelo Burlon.

Thursday Tunes: Nick Wooster
March 06 2014

This time our weekly playlist series takes us to New York, where we meet up with the impeccable Mr. Nickelson Wooster.

Thursday Tunes: An Introduction
February 27 2014

The art of creating a mixtape or playlist is a tricky one. Join us for a trip down memory lane.

Form 2iThe longest living headphones on the market
February 14 2014

In 1985 Form 2 was introduced to the world – an ultra-light, iconic shaped on-ear headphone with an impressive stereo sound. Now – more than 30 years after Steve McGugan did his first sketches on the product, it is still on the market – as popular as it ever was.

Home Styling: Nick Wooster, New York City.
January 29 2014

Fashion’s most sartorial “free agent”, Mr. Nick Wooster, shares views from his New York City apartment and tells us about his furnishing philosophy.

Made For Use: Meet Cecilie Manz
December 20 2013

The perfect design can easily last for 15 to 20 years.
No matter if it’s linen, chairs or electronics, Danish designer Cecilie Manz has found the recipe behind making beautiful things that make life easier.

Attention to Detail:The Story on BeoPlay V1
December 01 2013

When you look at BeoPlay V1 one of the first things you notice about the design is the visibility of the mountings and bolts. Is that really a big deal, you might ask yourself?

Choosing the Right Pair: A Guide to Headphones
November 30 2013

We’ve made this little list with some of the characteristics of the different types of headphones out there, so you’ll know what to look for…

Gift Wrapping Guide
November 21 2013

Gift wrapping can be a tricky affair. We’ve tried distilling it for you.

An Introduction to Spotify Connect
November 21 2013

BeoPlay A9 now features built-in Spotify. In this post we’ll run through all the cool things that this entails.

Finding Connections Through Visuals
November 14 2013

A talk with Geoff McFetridge, the graphic design icon who went from designing for Fortune 500 companies to taking the Fine Art world by storm.

Yellow Lounge: Remixing Classical Music
November 07 2013

If you’re young at heart and new to classical music, chances are that you associate the genre with older generations. Yellow Lounge and B&O PLAY have set out to change that notion by bringing classical music to where the young people are – the nightclubs.