A welcome antidote to boring hi-fi boxes, Luciano is an elegantly simple Bluetooth speaker designed by Paolo Cappello for Italian design house Newblack. The flawless horn is made in Nove, north east Italy, and the centre of the ceramics industry, and while the shape takes inspiration from a traditional gramophone this is no ear trumpet, offering wireless streaming via Bluetooth 4.0 and decent sound quality from the 15W full-range 3″ driver. Choose from blue, black, blush red, white, shiny black or, if you must, solid 24-carat gold.

Buy from Newblack, €590