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Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely

I already have a lovely radio in my kitchen but after seeing the brand new Evoke Mio radio designed my Orla Kiely my heart started to race. Isn’t this lovely!? I still will stick with mine but this is great.

Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely

Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely

Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely

The digital and FM portable radio features the signature stem print that she is known best for and is finished with a chromed handle and walnut veneered cabinet with cream.The radio has an optional ChargePAK that gives you up to 24 hours to listen to music between charges. “It is packed with features too, including digital and FM radio, an input for your iPod/MP3 player, Intellitext and textSCAN, a striking auto-dimming OLED display, an alarm, a kitchen timer and a USB connector for future product upgrades.”

The EVOKE Mio by Orla Kiely will be available exclusively at John Lewis from early November and at independent retailers from March 2011 — I think you can get it at her Covent Garden store soon too.

Lovely!

(images: orla kiely)

Posted by decor8 in music on October 13, 2010

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  1. City Chic - Jamie commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 2:46pm

    This is the best looking radio ever! Definitely going on my wishlist (maybe for Christmas?!)
    City Chic – Jamie´s last blog post ..Fall Shop Updates

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  2. lauren commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 3:59pm

    osh-by-gosh
    your blog is utterly splendid!
    I just thought you need informing!
    keehee x x

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  3. claire commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 4:10pm

    I likey!!!
    claire´s last blog post ..Framed Fortune

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  4. jodi commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 4:25pm

    that is going on my wish list for sure!! SO cute!
    jodi´s last blog post ..19 – ride a bicycle

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  5. DomCurieuse commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 4:27pm

    I understand you so well !
    I have got the same radio as yours but this one is just incredibly nice !!! I am not sure I can resist very long. Anyway I am not sure to go to London very soon …

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  6. Anna @ D16 commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 4:35pm

    Hmmm. I love Orla Kiely as much as the next gal, but I am not feeling this at all. The pattern just seems so arbitrarily slapped-on. It reminds me of the “branded” radios that were so popular in the ’80s—put a Michael Jackson decal on a radio, and it becomes a “Michael Jackson Radio”.

    I’d be much more keen on it if I got a sense that the pattern and the form were designed in conjunction with either other in a complementary way. As it is, Orla did not actually design the radio (the Mio was an existing design)—it is simply styled with her famous print and a few extra details.

    I’m not trying to be a Negative Nancy, it’s just that as a consumer, I want more!

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  7. val commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 4:36pm

    I cannot understand why her stuff is not more widely available in US yet–she could absolutely conquer. The UK website has much more than the US one. If the sizing were more consistent I’d pay intl shipping.

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  8. eileen commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 4:52pm

    I must have it. Now how to go about getting it in Canada… I can see it in my studio/den or at work. Maybe I need two!
    eileen´s last blog post ..San Francisco and Paris

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  9. Sue Allan commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 5:15pm

    How wonderful!……….I have suddenly decided that I need a new radio. Thank you for this lovely posting.
    Have a great day
    sue xx

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  10. ruth commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 5:24pm

    I love the radio!
    ruth´s last blog post ..thoughts turn to knitting

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  11. Tabitha (From Single to Married) commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 5:34pm

    oh – what a fantastic find! Love that radio!
    Tabitha (From Single to Married)´s last blog post ..Leonardo Is a Stud

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  12. Christine commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 5:35pm

    I love this radio!! So cute and vintage!
    Christine´s last blog post ..DIY- Necklace Holder

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  13. My Owl Barn commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 6:17pm

    If I hadn’t bought mine last month I would grab this in a snap! It’s a beautiful piece of art.
    My Owl Barn´s last blog post ..Owl Lover 2011 Free Calendar Anthropologie Giveaway

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  14. Bruna Capraro commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 6:19pm

    Oh, so cute!!! I just love your blog, it has so much to inspire us!!!
    Thank you
    Kisses from Brazil

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  15. Tina commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 6:39pm

    Ooo, it IS lovely – me likey! :-)
    Tina´s last blog post ..New lampcord – but no lamp

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  16. decor8 commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 6:40pm

    @ Door16 – I totally see your point, especially now that I look at it more closely. I think it need an antennae with a “stem” detail at the top of it (image how cute) and the dials to be in Orla shapes. Such great points you make!!!

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  17. Nicole | blue bicicletta commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 6:51pm

    what a sweet little radio—that really brings a simple radio to a whole new level! Love the vintage feel of that gorgeous pattern combined with the wood grain!
    Nicole | blue bicicletta´s last blog post ..Finding a Job that Jives with your Creative Practice

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  18. Amy commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 7:56pm

    I like! I see your points about wanting more, but for me the simplicity of it is nice.
    Amy´s last blog post ..Fabulous and Free Wall Art

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  19. Nuit commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 8:00pm

    oh dear, this is adorable!!!
    Nuit´s last blog post ..The Villa Premiere

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  20. Amanda commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 9:26pm

    Wow. Adorable.
    Amanda´s last blog post ..Food Journal- Brite Spot

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  21. Casa e Cose commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 9:30pm

    I could really really see that in my kitchen! So perfectly modernly madmen style – adore!
    Casa e Cose´s last blog post ..First order!

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  22. Jess (Where My Heart Is) commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 10:01pm

    Holly I have been wanting to get a radio for a while now and this one would suit my kitchen perfectly. I love that it has a kitchen timer as well! I’m going to London in December so I’ll make sure I have room in my suitcase. Thanks for sharing.

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  23. MUS commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 10:20pm

    wow! i like this lovely radio!
    MUS´s last blog post ..dutch design week

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  24. STYLIZIMO commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 10:26pm

    Yes, this one was really cool, but I already have a Tivoli Radio that I’m quite happy with. Look like yours btw:)
    Have you seen the Roberts Revival Radio? Looks a bit like Evoke Mio, but you can get them in many colors and also some cute patterns including Cath Kidston flowers.

    xNina
    STYLIZIMO´s last blog post .. 8 tips on Autumn decoration

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  25. Anna of green gable commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 10:58pm

    love orla! I can outfit my whole life with her!

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  26. make my day commented
    October 13th, 2010 at 11:55pm

    There’s no reason why an article of everyday use can’t be turned into something that makes you smile…it just takes a little thinking. Orla kiely’s simplistic designs match the retro perfectly!! Nice find! cheers kari
    make my day´s last blog post ..Inpsired Colour – 3 ways

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  27. Piper commented
    October 14th, 2010 at 1:09am

    Oh boy – yet another beauty to add to my wishlist! I just adore Orla Kiely’s patterns – they’re so charming and vibrant.
    Piper´s last blog post ..etsy find seek…creepy

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  28. sonya mccllough commented
    October 14th, 2010 at 1:19am

    I love that it looks like a vintage lunch box for the kitchen!
    sonya mccllough´s last blog post ..One of a KIND magazine-launching-October-2010

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  29. Sharyn commented
    October 14th, 2010 at 1:36am

    It’s cute… but so is your radio! What brand / from where is your radio?

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  30. sandiegojulia commented
    October 14th, 2010 at 1:52am

    i don’t really get the Orla Kiely craze. It’s the same pattern glued on various items. and is making me kind of *yawn*.

    i would like this more if it was the same radio but just white. there are much better mid-century mod reproductions without the high pricetag. her design is just becoming a little mass-marketed for my taste.

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  31. Tashelle commented
    October 14th, 2010 at 1:54am

    OMG! That has got to be the cutest thing I’ve ever seen and definately going on my wishlist along with the other 100 things.

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  32. Marie@etincellestudio commented
    October 14th, 2010 at 4:10am

    C’est top! I am not familiar to this design (the Mio radio), so to me it is totally new :)
    I would love it even more in other colors though.
    Marie@etincellestudio´s last blog post ..Under the light

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  33. Sweet European Dreams commented
    October 14th, 2010 at 7:41am

    hmmmmmm….I think I just found MY birthday present! Scrumptious!

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  34. alex*modernkiddo commented
    October 14th, 2010 at 9:10am

    Hmmm i actually rather like it! I find it much more charming than an 80s slapped-on-sticker radio and it seems to have been “designed” to be different from the other radios they make. I really like the wood detailing (which doesn’t appear to be standard on the Evoke Mio radios I googled) and the more squared off handle with the cream face plate gives it a very retro cool vibe. I have to admit I’m not familiar with these radios, but it looks like the handle is usually more of a rounded lunch-box style handle and the face plate is typically white! I mean, I need this like a hole in the head, but i think its nicely done! I DO agree with D16 though that the stem pattern is kinda getting played out a bit….it’s truly going on everything. But for some reason I’m totally digging this radio! Another great find!
    : )
    alex*modernkiddo´s last blog post ..I cant get this out of my head

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  35. Alicia (Atypical Type A) commented
    October 14th, 2010 at 9:19am

    omigod omigod omigod!
    Alicia (Atypical Type A)´s last blog post ..Beautiful- breezy and budget kitchen makeover

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  36. decor8 commented
    October 14th, 2010 at 11:44am

    Sharyn – My radio is from Tschibo, a German shop that has a rotating inventory of things each month so once they sell out, it’s gone for good. My radio is two years only but I paid maybe $30 for it and it looks great and I can connect my iPod to it so it does what I need it to.

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  37. Kat - teamkitten commented
    October 14th, 2010 at 11:55am

    mmm do agree with D16, however as i haven’t seen those radios before I think the pattern fits the style of radio. Really gives it a retro look.
    I wonder how much they will retail for. hmmm nice xmas pressie me thinks
    Kat – teamkitten´s last blog post ..Just playing around

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  38. Janet commented
    October 14th, 2010 at 4:27pm

    OMG I LOVE this! Just reviewed her new book and am totally in love with this stem pattern. Tell me this is going to be available in the States! Please!

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  39. Mandy Ford commented
    October 14th, 2010 at 5:23pm

    That is too cute for words! And I want to live in that last room :)
    Mandy Ford´s last blog post ..hot off the press

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  40. casapinka commented
    October 14th, 2010 at 7:11pm

    It’s so so pretty and some how calming to the eye. It’s going to be difficult to resist this!
    casapinka´s last blog post ..Toasty Apple

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  41. catina jane commented
    October 14th, 2010 at 7:39pm

    her designs are so yummy!

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  42. Cindy Lietz, Polymer Clay Tutor commented
    October 14th, 2010 at 11:21pm

    Fabulous! Takes me right back to the way things looked when I was a kid. It’s all the nostalgia of a slower paced time, with all the modern technology we now can’t live without!
    Cindy Lietz, Polymer Clay Tutor´s last blog post ..Member Project Photos – Faux Bone and Ivory Polymer Clay Jewelry

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  43. fai commented
    October 14th, 2010 at 11:53pm

    omg….this is sooo cute!

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  44. jacqueline commented
    October 15th, 2010 at 5:20am

    Oh my this is gorgeous and it’s making my heart sing! I will have to check it out! Love to you!
    jacqueline´s last blog post ..Oh- the eye candy

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  45. Sally commented
    October 15th, 2010 at 3:44pm

    Oooh wow this is gorgeous!! And I’ve been looking for a new kitchen radio… one for my Christmas list for sure!
    Sally´s last blog post ..laura lombardi

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  46. Jenny Morris commented
    October 15th, 2010 at 9:10pm

    I live alone and can’t stream too much internet tv cause i only have a few gigs…i feel a radio like this would keep me in good company!

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  47. Liza B commented
    October 16th, 2010 at 12:38am

    I LOVE love love this radio! What a great piece to add to any room to spruce it up.

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  48. Homesav commented
    October 16th, 2010 at 7:25pm

    Love this radio! Super retro chic! Science and Sons makes an insanely cute vintage style radio for CBC listeners (I know, a little old school, but I’m shamelessly addicted)…
    http://www.scienceandsons.com/files/gimgs/17_radio-canada–2.jpg

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  49. Stina commented
    October 16th, 2010 at 7:52pm

    Actually, Tchibo does repeat some of their stuff. I think someone watched their collection over the course of a couple of years and said that certain things (that sell well) come again every 2 years or so. So keep an eye out!
    Stina´s last blog post ..Ich kann’s noch!

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  50. Taryn commented
    October 17th, 2010 at 1:55am

    I adore the retro vibe…I think this radio may go on my Santa wish list this year :)

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  51. Mat commented
    October 17th, 2010 at 6:36pm

    tres jole!

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  52. Janneke commented
    October 17th, 2010 at 8:27pm

    I love the design! Great :)

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  53. Ivy commented
    October 18th, 2010 at 7:16am

    Oooh! I love it! So retro and cute! I really need a radio for my kitchen and I think I may have just found it! Thanks Holly!!! xo
    Ivy´s last blog post ..Vicarious Vacations 4- Luxembourg

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  54. Helen commented
    October 18th, 2010 at 2:32pm

    I have just discovered your blog, I love it and as an interior designer myself think it will be really helpful to me and so have subscribed. Thanks

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  55. Heather commented
    October 18th, 2010 at 5:44pm

    I love this! The colors, the pattern, the nostalgia… Retro is definitely a favorite of mine. :D

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  56. Holi§Fu§ commented
    October 18th, 2010 at 5:57pm

    I like this radio. It´s BEAUTIFUL

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  57. Ashley commented
    October 18th, 2010 at 8:20pm

    Adorable! I think it needs to find it’s way to my wish list, for sure! Thanks for sharing :)

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  58. (((Beaupourlesyeux))) commented
    October 19th, 2010 at 1:55am

    Wow! I need one in my kitchen
    (((Beaupourlesyeux)))´s last blog post ..La radio Evoke Mio

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  59. Mandy Crandell commented
    October 19th, 2010 at 5:12pm

    I want one so badly!!!!

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  60. Carolyn commented
    October 20th, 2010 at 2:43am

    I love the retro look of that radio!
    Carolyn´s last blog post ..To market to market we go!

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  61. karyn commented
    October 20th, 2010 at 12:38pm

    This is the most fabulous radio! Love the vintage feel.
    karyn´s last blog post ..Running Log – Soak Up The Sun

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  62. terri planty commented
    October 22nd, 2010 at 1:45am

    I MUST HAVE ONE!!!

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  63. Jacqui Dodds commented
    October 22nd, 2010 at 8:43am

    Love the radio by Orla Kiely radio – it does look tempting doesn’t it!
    Jacqui Dodds´s last blog post ..Giveaway!

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  64. Jessica commented
    October 22nd, 2010 at 6:11pm

    It’s true I am seeing this pattern everywhere too but I still think the radio is darling.
    Jessica´s last blog post ..Beach Polaroids

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  65. Jennifer commented
    October 24th, 2010 at 8:21am

    I guess I should be relieved that it’s not US-compatible, or I’d be spending money I don’t have to make it mine!
    Jennifer´s last blog post ..SF itinerary a very wordy post

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  66. Cookie Cutter commented
    October 25th, 2010 at 4:20am

    That’s such a cool radio, oozing retro vibes!
    Cookie Cutter´s last blog post ..Tokyo Trip – Tokyo- Why I Love Thee So

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  67. Flock of Tea Cosy commented
    October 25th, 2010 at 4:24am

    I love the use of Orla’s classic design and like the radio design too — its a lovely marriage. Good spot, decor8!
    Flock of Tea Cosy´s last blog post ..TEA COSIES – 3 ECO FELT

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  68. Maria commented
    August 10th, 2011 at 9:23pm

    But will it work with European electrical systems? Do I just need an adapter?

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