An introduction to Zound
If you have a moment to spare, this is a short introduction of ourselves, enjoy!http://www.zoundindustries.com/module/an-introduction-to-zound/
Our Stockholm HQ
Here’s where we work from the perspective of Solo, an 18-month-old Lagotto Romagnolo, who spends his days with us in our office in downtown Stockholm. We’d like to say that our place is usually tidier than this, but that would be a lie. Go to contact to get in touch with us.http://www.zoundindustries.com/module/our-stockholm-hq/
This is Zound
Zound Industries was founded at the end of 2008, and our first products hit the market in December 2009. Since then we have sold over 10 million products, established four brands to connect with different audiences, set up distribution in more than 100 markets, and are widely available at over 20,000 locations globally, including Apple, Best Buy, HMV, Target, Urban Outfitters, Colette, FNAC, Media Markt, Telia, Deutsche Telecom, Orange and Tesco.http://www.zoundindustries.com/module/this-is-zound/
The Zound Timeline
Can you spare a few minutes? Here’s what’s been happening at Zound Industries since our launch in 2009.http://www.zoundindustries.com/module/zoundline/
From the Mind of a Mad Man
“It happened one morning. It was a morning not unlike any other morning. I was lying there peacefully in my bed, just having woken up from a restful sleep, when out of nowhere a bold question comes rushing into my head, disturbing my thoughts like a bat out of hell.”http://www.zoundindustries.com/module/niklas-berg-creative-director/
Three Zound products named iF Design Award winners
Three Zound Industries products launched in 2014 have won the prestigious iF Design Award for The Stitch by Molami, Plattan ADV by Urbanears and Woburn by Marshall Headphones.
For more than sixty years, the iF Design Awards have recognized outstanding achievements in design. The eminent jury, which consisted design expert from all around the world, met from the 20 to 22 January in Hamburg, Germany to evaluate a total of 3209 international entries.http://www.zoundindustries.com/three-zound-products-named-if-design-award-winners-2/
Konrad Bergström on Bloomberg’s “The Pulse”
Zound Industries President and Co-Founder Konrad Bergstrom discusses the company’s product line including an exclusive mobile phone on the horizon. He speaks with Francine Lacqua on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.”http://www.zoundindustries.com/konrad-bergstrom-on-bloombergs-the-pulse/
Viva Las Vegas
Zound Industries will attend the international CES – the Worlds largest consumer electronics trade show.
The show runs from January 6 – 9. Make sure to stop by on Wednesday the 7th when the unique DJ-duo Rebecca & Fiona will keep the party booming in the Urbanears booth, 4 – 6 pm. Be on time – it’s an open bar!
Find our booth in the Las Vegas Convention Center in South Hall 1, booth number 21418 to see all the new products for spring 2015.http://www.zoundindustries.com/viva-las-vegas/
Plattan ADV – launching today
Plattan ADV is the perfect classic headphone on steroids. Built with advanced features and sound, it comes with a washable headband, detachable cord with a built-in mic and remote, as well as the ZoundPlug for instant music sharing. Its 3D hinge adjusts to your features and its collapsible structure means you never have to leave home without it.http://www.zoundindustries.com/plattan-adv-launching-today/
The Safari Grunge Collection – designed for the stylish urban animal
This special Urbanears fall 2014 line is all about urban edge, minus the black, leather and studs. Muted backdrops with splashes of contrasting colors add a twist to the classic animal print motifs in the Urbanears Safari Grunge Collection.http://www.zoundindustries.com/the-safari-grunge-collection-designed-for-the-stylish-urban-animal/
Urbanears x Marc By Marc Jacobs
Music and fashion have always gone hand in hand. That’s why Urbanears has teamed up with Marc by Marc Jacobs for an exclusive collection of the Humlan and Kransen headphones in stunning colors and textures.http://www.zoundindustries.com/urbanears-x-marc-by-marc-jacobs/
Urbanears teams up with The Amsterdam Dance Event
During the Amsterdam Dance Event the attention of the electronic dance music fans is drawn to Amsterdam and the city is turned in to the busiest and most inspiring clubbing scene in the world.http://www.zoundindustries.com/urbanears-teams-up-with-the-amsterdam-dance-event/
Zound Industries nominated at Investor Allstars 2014
Zound industries is one of the five high growth companies nominated as “Europe’s Allstar Company” at the prestigious Investor Allstars 2014. Zound Industries is up against Achica, BlaBlaCar, Farfetch, NewVoiceMedia at the award ceremony that is taking place at the Lancester in London, September 24th.http://www.zoundindustries.com/zound-industries-nominated-at-investor-allstars-2014/
Add some bang to your beat with Coloud
The pocket-sized Coloud Bang mini speaker gives you the option to give any situation a soundtrack. A day at the beach is always improved with a dose of beats and a camping trip could always do with a bit of background tunes. With its portability, incredible sound quality and modern design, this one proves the saying right, good things come in small packages.http://www.zoundindustries.com/add-some-bang-to-your-beat-with-coloud/
Introducing: Woburn, Acton, Mode and Mode EQ
Marshall Headphones and Speakers together with Marshall Amplification proudly present the release of 4 brand new products. Launched in Berlin early September 2014, and available at marshallheadphones.com during autumn 2014.
WOBURN is all about freedom, just like the glory days of rock’n’roll, allowing you to play your favourite music multiple ways. Make your music come alive: the Woburn speaker is crafted to deliver accurate response throughout the frequency range. With unique sound design and quality components, the Woburn is built to thrill.
ACTON might look small in stature, but don’t let that fool you. The black or cream coloured Acton is an impressive and compact active stereo speaker that’s packing some serious power into it’s stout frame. Completing the ultimate setup in your kitchen, bedroom or office, this pint sized speaker will bring style and sound to even the smallest of spaces.
MODE and MODE EQ offers huge sound in a small package. Customized drivers deliver high-output sound at minimal distortion, and the unique in-ear design anchors to your ear, while still providing a comfortable fit. Listen to your favourite music with reduced distortion and longer durability thanks to the customized cord material and l-plug, while the smaller and separate microphone design reduces microphonics. Mode EQ additionally features a unique EQ switch on the remote, allowing you to customize your sound experience even.
Designed in the trademark Marshall way, the Woburn, Acton, Mode and Mode EQ are right at home with the rest of your Marshall collection.
Marshall Headphones and Speakers together with Marshall Amplification proudly present the release of 4 brand new products. Launched in Berlin early September 2014, and available at marshallheadphones.com during autumn 2014.http://www.zoundindustries.com/introducing-woburn-acton-mode-and-mode-eq/
Presenting Urbanears Plattan ADV – a classic redefined for a new generation
With the release of Plattan in 2009, Urbanears changed the way the world saw headphones. Elevating headphones from the realm of chromed plastics to a colorful fashion accessory paved the way for a new generation of electronics – a generation where form is just as important as function.http://www.zoundindustries.com/presenting-urbanears-plattan-adv-a-classic-redefined-for-a-new-generation/
IFA here we come!
After months of preparations it is finally time – IFA here we come! IFA is a huge annual global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances that takes place at the Messe Fairgrounds in Berlin September 5th – 10th.http://www.zoundindustries.com/ifa-here-we-come/
Molami nominated for Guldknappen Award
Molami has been nominated for the ‘Accessory of the Year’ in this year’s prestigious award Guldknappen! Congratulations to the wonderful design team of Molami for making this happen, you are the apple of our eye.
Read more about the nomination at www.damernasvarld.se
TeliaSonera invests in Zound Industries
The partnership, announced May 15th, means that TeliaSonera will acquire a stake in Zound Industries, enabling the telecom operator to bundle fashion headphones, audio speakers and device accessories together with their mobile telecommunications, giving customers a great audio experience wherever they are, whenever they want.http://www.zoundindustries.com/teliasonera-invests-in-zound-industries/
Grand Slam at the Webby Awards
Yay! For the third year in a row, urbanears.com has been named a Webby Award winner. It´s amazing to win both categories we were nominated for this year and much love goes out to everyone who voted for us. Thanks for your support!http://www.zoundindustries.com/grand-slam-at-the-webby-awards/
In it to win it!
We’re so excited to announce that the Urbanears website is nominated in two categories in this year’s prestigious Webby Awards – for the third time in a row! Can you help us turn this nomination into a hat trick?http://www.zoundindustries.com/in-it-to-win-it/
URBANEARS H&M <3 MUSIC EDITION
We’ve teamed up with fellow Swedish retailer H&M to bring you the first of three Urbanears Plattan H&M <3 Music Edition headphones to be released this spring and summer.http://www.zoundindustries.com/hm/
Zound Industries names Pernilla Ekman as CEO
Stockholm-based headphone fashion house Zound Industries is pleased to name Pernilla Ekman as the company’s new CEO. Ekman has been at the helm of the company since September 2013, when she took over the role as interim CEO.http://www.zoundindustries.com/zound-industries-names-pernilla-ekman-as-ceo/
iF Design Award winner
Three Zound Industries products launched in 2013 have won the prestigious iF Design Award. The Humlan and Kransen models by Urbanears, along with the Monitor by Marshall Headphones, impressed the high-profile jury, which consisted of experts and designers from all around the world.http://www.zoundindustries.com/three-zound-products-named-if-design-award-winners/