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A simple cube transforms with two pivoting speakers to reveal the ultimate Hi-Fi "listening machine". The Totem is in the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art.

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Designed in 1971 by Mario Bellini, Totem is a celebration of form and function in its purest state. A simple black or white cube that reconfigures with the rotation of its two speakers into a modern listening machine. Hand-crafted in Italy.

About the Totem


Designed in 1971 by Mario Bellini, Totem is a celebration of the primary and the elementary forms that makeup and regulate our physical world. An ode to geometric regularity that comes at the end of a long mediation on form and function. A simple white cuboid that opens up and is reconfigured in a sohpisticated Hi-Fi listening machine with two speakers that open to reveal the stereo module, radio and turntable.


  • AM/FM/DAB+ radio
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • Pro-Ject turntable with Ortofon stylus
  • 125W+125W self-limited amplifier
  • 2 line inputs on RCA for external sources
  • 1 line output on RCA for an external amplification system
  • 1 line output on RCA for an external subwoofer
  • 1 headphone input on 6.3 mm stereo jack
  • 1 headphone output on 6.3 mm stereo jack connector


Open Dimensions

20.5"h x 20.5"w x 20.5"d

Production Time

8-10 weeks

Product Weight

100 lbs


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Pro-Ject Turntable
Totem features an integrated, audiophile-grade Pro-Ject turntable with Ortofon stylus.
Moveable speakers
Totem's pivoting speakers can be positioned at any angle to achieve optimal sound, and also can be disconnected from the primary unit and repositioned in the room.
Finish your way
Available in black & white.
hand-made in Italy
Hand-made in Italy by master craftsmen.
Modern connectivity
Historic, retro looks with the convenience of modern technology.

Designers: Mario Bellini


Born in Milan in 1935, Bellini is an internationally acclaimed architect, critic and product designer. Twenty-five of his designs are represented in the permanent design collection of the Museum of Modern art in New York. In addition to his ground breaking designs for Brionvega - Bellini has worked leading companies such as Olivetti, Cassina, B & B Italia and many more.

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