Search

Ovo Speaker by Monitillo Marmi Is Made of Carrara Marble

12.18.14 | By
Ovo Speaker by Monitillo Marmi Is Made of Carrara Marble

The Ovo might be labeled as a passive iPhone speaker, but there’s nothing passive otherwise about the elegant choice of material used by stone craftsman company Monitillo Marmi to craft their unique iPhone analog amplification speaker. Carved out from a single block of Cararra marble with the aid of a computer controlled cutting machine, the heft of the Ovo is contrasted against the precision of a soft, angled cylindrical shape which invites fingers to trace along its cool, smooth surface, alongside elicit curious inquiries of its purpose answered once an iPhone is slid into place.

Designed to angle upward or lay flat, the Ovo accommodates for both the is compatible with iPhone 5s and newer iPhone 6 model.

Designed to angle upward or lay flat, the Ovo is compatible with iPhone 5s and newer iPhone 6 model.

Ovo-speaker-monitillo-marmi-03

As much a conversation piece and sculptural design object as a functioning smartphone accessory, the Ovo’s handcrafted marble finish will undoubtedly be cited as one of many examples of the marble trend continuing into 2015.

Ovo-speaker-monitillo-marmi-04

Ovo-speaker-monitillo-marmi-05

Ovo-speaker-monitillo-marmi-06

Gregory Han is Tech Editor of Design Milk. A Los Angeles native with a profound love and curiosity for design, hiking, tide pools, and road trips, a selection of his adventures and musings can be found at gregoryhan.com.