Unique things take their time. The Wooden Radio from Magno is such a product. 16 working hours decay from the first cut until the cautious envelopment in soft tissue. In more than 20 working steps a hand made, non-recurring radio origins.
Singgih Susilo Kartono ist the wooden radio designer and manufacturer. During his product design studies in Bandung/Indonesia he developped the creative baselines and etablished his Ideas through new working methods and modes of production.
Today he works with 30 young wood craftmans in his hometown Temanggung in the Middel-Java region. His business assures the incomes of many families and gives young workers fair conditioned future prospects.
Beside this on the workshop terrain a tree nursey arised, which supplied the whole town with seedling. The long term oriented ecological sensitization of the local population is a special concern from Singgih Kartono. Exclusively plantation wood is used for the production. International media agents referred from this particular exemplar for "Eco-Design".
Only a small amount of radios is prosuced every month. Modern design and high class hand work bond fanciers from the US, Japan an Europa request this product.
The Wooden Radio is also available in a "mini" edition.
With his company Magno, Kartono produces the Wooden Radio and other little products. With that he supports the growth of the region., Mango has already 30 employees who learn the craft and then use it. Designer Singgih Susilo Kartono
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|H: 12 cm, D: 11.5 cm, L: 18.1 cm, weight: 955 g, FM/AM receiver, iPod/MP3 compatible, battery: 2 x 1.5V Type AA, performance with DC adaptor (not incl., 3-12 V, 300mA) possible, material: Pinewood, Eastindian palisander wood, colour: Rosewood natural
Nr. 111233, EAN 4250298700076