Caruso music cabinet by young designer Paolo Cappello for Italian company Miniform combines vintage style with the digital era. On a side, the trumpet-shape speaker recalls the gramophones that once played scratchy 78s, on the other blue-tooth connection and high definition sound keep the tunes coming.
Caruso music cabinet measures 39 inches wide and comes in lacquer – silk gray, dusty gray, black, white, pink coral, or pastel blue – along with natural oak and walnut. The ceramic speaker is available in red, pink, yellow, green, anthracite, or white.
Verona based designer Paolo Cappello comments “I wanted to design something that gives back a shape to the music even now in digital age, something with a strong iconic and recognisable appeal”.
Natural materials, smooth shapes and vintage colours, Caruso music cabinet has been designed so that “everybody can immediately see it as a cabinet that plays music. Even without listening to music” says the designer to ArchiPanic.
Caruso is also available in a bespoke limited edition with a 24k gold plated trumpet speaker and 18th century oak wood.
Paolo Cappello is a young designer based in Verona, Italy. After a three years collaboration with Ludovica+Roberto Palomba in Milan, he setup his own studio to collaborate with other professionals in the fields of architecture, communication and graphic design.
Established in in the early 1970s, Italian furniture company Miniform invests in emerging talents to create sober design pieces made with authentic materials and in respect of the environment.