A newly created retail experience for an audio-visual internationally esteemed premium British brand: since 1961 manufactured in UK, KEF is global leader of sound system and hi-resolution speakers. The company was founded by Raymond Cooke OBE (1925 - 1995) and was initially headquartered in a Nissen Hut on the premises of Kent Engineering & Foundry (from where the name KEF is derived) - a metal-working company on the banks of the River Medway, near Maidstone in Kent. Cooke, an ex-BBC Electrical Engineer, was keen to experiment with new materials and technologies in order to create products with superior acoustic quality that could reproduce recordings as natural as the original performance. From the very beginning, the pioneering inventiveness of KEF loudspeakers was undeniable and now for several decades, audiophiles around the world have revered KEF for its innovative, high-performance loudspeakers.
Since 1973, the Volvo Ocean Race has provided the ultimate test of a team and a human adventure like no other. Over four decades it has kept an almost mythical hold over some of the greatest ever sailors – and the 2017-18 edition will take the teams 45,000 nautical miles around the world, across four oceans, touching six continents and 12 landmark Host Cities.
NAMU is a Korean word that means Tree - nature is a constant inspiration for the collections, apparel and no-apparel alike, together with the streets of Bombay, London and Bali. The assortments are designed for the woman, who appreciates lasting, unique and sophisticated pieces; made in Bali, the Island of the Gods, and in the holy and colourful towns of India, a NAMU piece is a special souvenir of these countries or an aspiration to visit them.
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