The Danish architect Bjarke Ingels, founder and one-third of KiBiSi, now lives for much of the year in New York City and has an observation of his home-away-from-home: "It is the most insanely noisy city."
Ingels has likely had sound on his mind a lot lately, as KiBiSi's new Capital headphones for AIAIAI have just hit the market. Designed for the on-the-go urbanite, the Capital headphones are durable, foldable, flexible, and even weatherproof, "tested to withstand rain, snow and hail," the way the U.S. Postal Service used to be. Check out the features in this video animation:
Coinciding with the debut of the product, KiBiSi has also released this video of Ingels and co-KiBiSi'er Lars Larsen chewing the design fat. The vid's got the best of both worlds—Ingels discussing design philosophy in a relatable way that doesn't veer too far into abstraction, followed by Larsen discussing the nuts-and-bolts design of the product:
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