A while back I built some Ikea bowl speakers using Vifa bassmids and tweeters. The performance came out very good indeed, but when you are dealing with a 5 odd inch driver, there will never be masses of bass.
A subwoofer was always on the cards.
Given the spherical speakers perched on the retro "rocket like" stands, I initially thought of doing a spherical subwoofer - but in the end concluded that while I could do this, I was looking at using fibreglass on a "fit-ball", placement in the room was looking to be a challenge.
So I chose to do the absolute opposite - and came up with an off the wall approach to a conventional sub.
The idea was to move the implementation of a conventional sub well away from the "box with a driver stuck on the front".
I find it fascinating that...