Category Archives: Vintage Audio

The Cords Are Alright

Cord management, cord shmanagement… these designs celebrate the electrical infrastructure of our daily lives.

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Gino Sarfatti, Model 2097 30 (1958)

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Achille Castiglioni, Toio Lamp (1962)

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Amsterdam Interior


Form Us With Love, Cord LampĀ  (2007)


Panto Beam, Verner Panton (1998)

Parentesi Lamp Castiglioni

Parentesi Lamp, Achille Castiglioni (1971)



Sherwood Tube Amplifier


This 1960 or 1961 Sherwood tube stereo amp is 64 watts per channel – very powerful for a tube amp. It is detailed and spacious, whether listening online, to a CD or vinyl. It was designed and built in Chicago in a factory on North California Street.