In my opinion the perfect balance of quality and style.
I bought a set of these and can thoroughly recommend.
Personally I wouldn't care about the damaged packaging as having enjoyed these speakers I can tell you that I have no intention of ever selling on!
AV Forum write up from another happy customer:http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?s=4e4eceedc4cf5e8d1c761e14bb4bc6bc&t=711684
If you are looking at pretty high end audio system for your home then I would recommend these. I have also paired these up with an Onkyo 607. Fantastic and can be picked up for just over £300. Plenty of higher specs out there but this really was a fantastic industry leading AV receiver on release (formerly the 606) and the newer models just add more functionality to an already abundant bit of kit!
One word of warning, the stands for the speakers cost £130 a pair! All worth it to get the perfect setup though. Watching movies and listening to music (2 of my passions, music in particular) never sounded so great!