Not these days it isn't.
Nakamichi has been going through an identity crisis for several years, not sure which direction they want to go....
They used to make SUPERB gear, especially cassette decks. But these days, it is competing at the top end of mass market gear and they have nothing that really stands out.
Forget about the industrial design of the Soundspace stuff, how does it sound? If it doesn't please your ears, what good will looking attractive be?
Contributing Writer,Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity