Therefore has designed a range of audio products for Ministry of Sound Audio. Called Space, the range includes a personal MP3/CD player (left), a micro hi-fi system (right) and portable CD/radio player. The group was briefed to create a contemporary, youth-oriented range with an emphasis on ergonomics and sound quality, says Therefore managing director Graham Brett. Features such as a concave underside on portable pieces ensure the products sit comfortably against the body. ‘It was important to create a range that has a common feel to it and with a strong distinct identity,’ Brett adds. Packaging for the range has been designed by Amp Associates. Products launch early next year.
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