Being an Italian designer means you have a, but Brionvega has never shied from the task. This is the company, for instance, that has taken its chances on such designs as a TV that looks like a . So it is of little surprise that its latest offering breaks yet another mold.
In fact, this 19-inch Alpha LCD TV with built-in DVD player looks so unusual that we weren't sure what it was at first. Accompanied by the slogan "TV With Love" (it is Italian, after all) this combo has a display with 1,280 x 1,024 resolution and 160-degree viewing angles, according to Engadget, but it does not have a built-in digital tuner--an omission that makes its $3,000+ price tag even more absurd than it already is. Then again, no one ever quibbles with the latest line on a runway in Milan.