2017 Magazine

Creature Feature: Nixon's "TPS" Mobile Speaker

Nixon's TPS mobile speaker - a running favorite of Flavour employees since it's release - has been awarded by the design community a "red dot" for Excellence in Product Design, an internationally recognized seal of approval on products distinguished by innovative and creative design.

To fulfill your daily requirement of nerd-speak see below - what the rest of you need to know is that this compact, mega-durable little buddy holds 6 hours of playtime, a multiple speaker party line and more decibels than you'd expect to find in it's modern little frame.

We take ours to the beach (it's even sand-resistant), the basketball court and front porch parties all year long. Get yours in three colors at Flavour today!


The TPS Awarded "2012 red dot" For Excellence in Product Design
Nixon mobile speaker globally recognized and awarded by design community.

ENCINITAS, CA - With its high quality design, compact styling and robust sound, Nixon’s “TPS” mobile speaker has inspired the experts. Recently recognized by an elite design jury, The TPS was awarded the globally sought-after “red dot design award” for its thoughtful design language in the entertainment technology category.

Since 1955, the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen has been awarding its famous red dot for excellence in international product design. red dot is regarded as a globally recognized quality label for excellence in design and business.

The TPS is a USB rechargeable compact travel speaker built to withstand the rigors of life on the road. Compact, modern, powerful and expandable The TPS packs a punch with maximum decibels in minimal space. Featuring a simple extruded aluminum body with sand resistant grill, 3.5mm audio input, and 6-hour playtime The TPS works with all media players and notebook computers. An integrated daisy chain allows users to connect multiple speakers together to take the party to the next level.

The idea of what later came to be known as The TPS was first inspired by a roundtable meeting held in Tavarua, Fiji in 2009 with Nixon pro-athletes and team riders Bruce Irons, Tony Hawk and others. The TPS is the result of a collaborative working relationship with Nixon’s team of world-class athletes and further illustrates Nixon’s approach to products that are “Team-Designed, Custom-Built”.

The TPS will be displayed along the more than 1,500 winning products featured at Germany’s red dot design museum. The red dot design museum accommodates the world’s largest permanent exhibition of contemporary design. Beginning this summer from July 3-29, 2012, the red dot design museum will hold its annual exhibition of the award-winning products. At “Design on stage - winners red dot award: product design 2012” design, enthusiasts can admire the latest winners at close range.

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About Nixon:
Founded in 1998 in Encinitas, CA, Nixon is the premium watch and accessories brand for the youth lifestyle market. Focused on making the little stuff better, Nixon began with a small line of team-designed, custom-built watches sold exclusively in specialty boardsport and fashion retailers. Currently distributed in over 65 countries, Nixon’s product range has grown to include select men’s and women’s softgoods, leather goods, custom headphones and audio accessories.