MoMA Music Mug iPod holder available | iLounge News


MoMA Music Mug iPod holder available


The Music Mug, for sale through the MoMA Store, is an iPod speaker designed to look like a white ceramic mug. The mug, designed by Masato Tokuno, has a mini plug you insert into the iPod’s headphone jack for audio playback. Power is provided to the Music Mug by the iPod. The product is currently selling for $42.

Related Stories



if the iPod provides the power for the speaker, it can’t be terribly powerful. I wonder what the point of this is? The shape is hardly travel friendly

Posted by Lawrence Mikkelsen on March 22, 2007 at 6:58 PM (CDT)


Now, there’s a product the world has been waiting for. I mean, most iPod products help to power the iPod, but what we’ve been waiting for is a travel mug that you can’t drink out of that you need your iPod to lend battery power to.

*must have*

Posted by chad_l on March 23, 2007 at 9:26 AM (CDT)


Yeah, I have to agree with the two above posts. I am still trying to figure out the point of this. I thought good design was supposed to use something in a novel, creative way . . . not in a pointless way. This is just dumb. I’d love to hear a response from someone who saw this and thought, “I have to have that”.

Posted by urbanslaughter on March 23, 2007 at 11:12 AM (CDT)


Hey… It’s from MoMA.  The place that let Duchamp put a urinal in the corner and call it art.

Posted by jonesc42 on March 23, 2007 at 12:02 PM (CDT)


Hey this is a nice idea (though rather expensive) for your iPod to fit in vehicle cupholders. I think you could just use a regular cup and some foam rubber for a more cost-effective solution though…

Posted by Trace on March 23, 2007 at 12:11 PM (CDT)


Hmm, be careful that you dont accidently fill this with Diet Coke while your iPod is sitting inside!

Posted by Robert on March 23, 2007 at 12:34 PM (CDT)


Now that would be a waste of some perfectly good Diet Coke!

Posted by entogeek on March 23, 2007 at 3:44 PM (CDT)


This is clever commentary… more about statement and design than functionality

Posted by Chris G on March 27, 2007 at 11:54 AM (CDT)

Subscribe to iLounge Weekly

Sign up for the iLounge Weekly Newsletter

iLounge is an independent resource for all things iPod, iPhone, iPad, and beyond.
iPod, iPhone, iPad, iTunes, Apple TV, Mac, and the Apple logo are trademarks of Apple Inc.
iLounge is © 2001 - 2018 iLounge, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy