2023 Author: Gordon Kinson | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-05-24 11:09
Jony Ive, the chief designer of the Cupertino-based company, has created an exclusive model of the EarPods in solid gold.
This accessory was created with the assistance of designer Marc Newson specifically for the PRODUCT (RED) charity project, which will be held at Sotheby's.
The EarPods, introduced last year, are included with the latest generations of iPhones and iPods. The main difference between the auctioned version of the earbuds and the original model is the case of the accessory, made of 18-karat gold.
In addition to headphones, there are also exhibited as lots: a unique S￼teinway & Sons grand piano, Dom Pérignon Œnothèque 1996 Magnum champagne and a one-of-a-kind Leica Digital Rangefinder camera.
The initiator of the PRODUCT (RED) charity event is the leader of the popular U2 group - Bono. All funds raised from the sale of unique lots will be directed towards the fight against AIDS.
The auction will take place on November 25 in New York.
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