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Will the Bang & Olufsen Nordic Ice Collection Be a Hot Seller This Christmas?

The Bang & Olufsen Nordic Ice Collection are designed to put you in the holiday spirit and entice you to spend a lot of money this holiday season.

Bang & Olufsen Beosound Balance and Beoplay A9 4th Gen Nordic Ice Collection

We love industrial design. We even tip our cap to manufacturers who try something slightly different around the various holidays and seasonal changes. Have you ever wondered why McIntosh meters are blue and the logo on current models is green (with a light source behind it)? We visited the factory last week and know the answer behind it. It’s psychological. It’s designed to make you feel a certain way when you walk into the room, turn on your system and begin listening.

The folks at Bang & Olufsen have been playing with the industrial design of their products for decades and the choice of materials and color palette are never some random act.

It’s never some overly aggressive looking design with bright colors that make you want to punch something.

The Bang & Olufsen Nordic Ice Collection is also designed to make you feel a certain way during the holiday season.

The Nordic Ice Collection is a curated selection of some of the company’s most timeless designs in a serene, Scandinavian color palette consisting of contrasting cool and warm tones, perfect for the gifting season. 

“During these uncertain times, the home has been a safe sanctuary from the outside world for many of us. For our Nordic Ice Collection, we wanted to continue this sense of calm and comfort in the home by creating products that resonate a sense of serenity and balance. More so than ever, this holiday season will mark families being reunited after time apart to share experiences and moments. This year, give the gift of music and bring joy to friends and family with our Nordic Ice Collection”, says Bang & Olufsen SVP of Product Management Christoffer Poulsen.

The Nordic Ice Collection consists of:

Beoplay EQ
Sleek Wireless Noise-Cancelling Earphones

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EQ Nordic Ice Collection
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EQ

Bang & Olufsen’s EQ noise cancelling earphones have 6 built-in microphones to allow for clear calls and authentic audio. The cool tone aluminium contrasts to the soft materials in a warmer hue and the jewel like detailing of the flush lithography logo on the aluminium disc is framed by the polished chamfer. The charging case is anodized for extra durability whilst on the go and is the perfect gift for a city commuter.

Beoplay H95
Flagship Wireless Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H95 Nordic Ice Collection
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H95

Beoplay H95 is crafted for the ultimate listening experience with long lasting comfort, effective Active Noise Cancellation, and powerful sound which is driven by custom-made titanium drivers. The cool tone aluminium contrasts to the warm tone lambskin of the ear cushions for ultimate comfort. The flush lithography logo on the aluminium discs is framed by the polished chamfer. This product is a great gift for travelers or those that prefer the comfort of working from home.

Beosound A1 2nd Gen
Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

Bang & Olufsen Beosound A1 2nd Gen Nordic Ice Collection
Bang & Olufsen Beosound A1 2nd Gen

Beosound A1 aims to be the perfect portable speaker with loud and captivating bass rich sound. Fully dust and waterproof, Beosound A1 is primed for up to 18 hours of non-stop play. The sophisticated, aluminium grill surface is tinted in a cool colorway, reminiscent of Nordic ice. The Bang & Olufsen logo on the base of the speaker is printed with a gloss ink to reflect the light. The signature leather strap has a matte aluminium lock with a flush lithography logo and polished edge for a dual finish.

Beoplay A9
Iconic Wireless Wi-Fi Speaker

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A9 4th Gen Nordic Ice Collection
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A9 4th Gen

Beoplay A9 fills any room with detailed sound thanks to its powerful 480-watt digital amplifier system, making it the must have product for audiophiles. Built-in room adaptation adjusts the sound perfectly to its surroundings so listeners can experience music the way the artists intended. Crafted for the first time with pearl blasted aluminium, the legs of Beoplay A9 have a sophisticated matte surface, finished with a cool tint of color. The aluminium ring of its iconic circular shape is highlighted with a polished surface. The warm tinted, woven fabric cover by Kvadrat provides contrast to the cool tones of the aluminium.

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Beosound Balance
Wireless Wi-Fi Speaker

Bang & Olufsen Beosound Balance Nordic Ice Collection
Bang & Olufsen Beosound Balance

Beosound Balance is an award-winning wireless speaker with a dynamic acoustic performance designed to be positioned up against the wall on a shelf or side table in the home. Beosound Balance delivers carefully controlled beams of sound for a clear acoustic experience from the front and rich sound enhancement at the back. The result is an impressively big acoustic experience compared to its size and is the ultimate gift for the interior aesthete.

The Nordic Ice edition features an extruded recycled aluminium base and the flush lithography logo gleams from the matte surface. The edges of the base are polished to catch the light and accentuate its curved form. Beosound Balance also features a seamless knitted Kvadrat textile which gives the speaker a warm and tactile quality.

Beosound Stage
Dolby Atmos Soundbar

Bang & Olufsen Beosound Stage Nordic Ice Collection
Bang & Olufsen Beosound Stage

Beosound Stage is a beautifully crafted soundbar that sounds as good as it looks and is a great gift for cinema lovers. Beosound Stage enhances viewing pleasure with a combination of the latest in audio technology and seamless design – as well as being powerful enough to avoid the need for a separate subwoofer.

For the Nordic Ice collection, the aluminium frame has been created with a dual finish where the main surface is matte with a polished edge. The polished details of the icons have been achieved through a lithography process. The woven fabric by Kvadrat brings a sense of warmth, creating the feeling of an interior object, perfect for any setting.

Pricing & Availability

The Nordic Ice Collection is available online and in Bang & Olufsen Stores from October 21, 2021.

Beoplay EQ Nordic Ice Edition – $419 at (USD)

  • RRP 419 EUR / 369 GBP / 3199 DKK / 539 CAD

Beoplay H95 Nordic Ice Collection – $899 at (USD)

  • RRP 849 EUR / 739 GBP / 6299 DKK / 1199 CAD

Beosound A1 Nordic Ice Edition – $259 at (USD)

  • RRP 259 EUR / 229 GBP / 2099 DKK / 329 CAD

Beoplay A9 Nordic Ice Edition – $3,799 at (USD)

  • RRP 3299 EUR / 2799 GBP / 23990 DKK / 4999 CAD

Beosound Balance Nordic Ice Edition – $2,750 at (USD)

  • RRP 2500 EUR / 2250 GBP / 18500 DKK / 3500 CAD

Beosound Stage Nordic Ice Edition – $2,499 at (USD)

  • RRP 1999 EUR / 1799 GBP / 14990 DKK / 3099 CAD
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