Exclusive interview with iconic product designer Kenneth Grange

Leading product designer Kenneth Grange is currently being celebrated in a retrospective at London’s Design Museum.

Watch this exclusive video interview of Kenneth explaining what inspired him to design loud speakers for us.

You can also read an in-depth exploration of Kenneth’s pioneering designs and the rarity of using an industrial designer in the early 1970s for loud speaker design from Bowers & Wilkins Senior Product Manager Mike Gough.

Read Mike Gough’s blog post about Kenneth’s pioneering designs

2 Comments

  • Franco says:

    I’ve a DM6 ,(in the 1978 y) , and thing that are been like a masterpiece of modern art,
    But have also two midrange broken completely.
    The factory tolkd me that impossible find it in his magazine.
    You are only the one that you can give me new midranges: if you wanti it.
    Like a father that knows where his sons they are now.
    S.O.S. (save our souls…. by correct music!)
    Franco
    .

  • Bowers and Wilkins says:

    Dear Franco,

    Many thanks for your comment. Unfortunately we no longer manufacture parts for DM6. Have you tried searching locally for a company that can recondition the old units.

    We’re glad you have had many years great service from your DM6s and that we are sure our current models will be worthy replacements if you can’t get your units repaired.

    Sorry we are unable to help any further.
    Kind regards

    Susanna
    Bowers & Wilkins

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