Beats Studio Buds get an atomic makeover


The collaboration with artist Futura features his signature atomic symbol.
The collaboration with artist Futura features his signature atomic symbol.
Photo: Beats

Just about a week after collaborating with Twitch streamer Nickmercs, Apple subsidiary Beats is out with another special-edition release of Beats Studio Buds, this time with design firm Futura Laboratories.

This is the second Beats collaboration for the design firm’s founder, the graffiti artist Futura.

Special edition of Beats Studio Buds features atomic symbol from Futura Laboratories

Apple’s Beats brand launched a new special-edition version of the wireless earbuds Thursday in partnership with design firm Futura Laboratories.

The new special edition — one in a line of them — comes out nearly a decade after the original collaboration between Beats and Futura Laboratories founder Futura. The first one, back in 2013, involved Beats Solo HD headphones.

The new set, Futura X Beats Studio Buds, sport Futura’s signature “atom” motif.

Futura also developed a custom Apple Music playlist featuring songs that are “reflective of his New York City background.”

“Music has always been a necessity in my creative space,” said Futura in a statement, “but music on my Beats Studio Buds take me to an entirely isolated inner space.”

You can snag a pair starting Saturday, July 30, at 7 a.m. Pacific Time from Futura Laboratories Online, End Clothing or Beats’ WeChat store. It’ll cost you the usual Beats Studio Buds price, $149.99.

Price: $149.99

Where to buy: Futura Laboratories, End Clothing, Beats


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