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Updated Radio Concept Combines Old School Tech With Contemporary Aesthetics [Pics]

Morten Gronning Nielsen's design also features Airplay for streaming audio from a smartphone or tablet.

Emma Hutchings
Emma Hutchings on April 13, 2012.

Danish designer Morten Grønning Nielsen‘s concept updates the radio with sleek and modern aesthetics and the addition of Airplay technology. ‘Figaro’ features triangle tower speakers and a classic tube amplifier that gives off a flickering glow. The tube radio’s analog interface offers simple and accurate interaction. As well as tuning in to your favorite radio station, you can also use its Airplay feature to wirelessly stream music or audiobooks from your iPhone or iPad. Click through to see pictures of the concept design:

Morten Grønning Nielsen

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