The DIY Gramophone Made Out Of Paper.
Design student, Jón Hólmgeirsson, from the Iceland Academy of the Arts has designed a fold-it-yourself gramaphone.
Called the ‘Jónófón’, the paper gramophone consists of a plywood base, a paper cup, and a thick paper horn to amplify sound.
Yet another item to add to my list of nifty things I’d like to have. Too bad he hasn’t announced his release date yet.
Are we not formed, as notes of music are,
For one another, though dissimilar? — Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), a major English Romantic poets and regarded as the finest lyric poets in the English Language
Architecture from Music: Anistropia by Orproject
“Anisotropia,” is a building proposal for the Busan Opera House in South Korea by architectural firm Orproject. The structure is based off of a piano piece composed by the firm’s director.
While the proposal looks gorgeous, there are questions about why the firm didn’t choose a song related to Busan, South Korea? What was the process for converting music into architecture?
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Origami Pop-Up Piano Greeting Card.
Graphic designer and interior architect, Scott Withers, created this pop-up piano card just for fun. I would love to give this to each of our piano students. Too bad he’s not selling them.
Check out some of his other amazing origami pop-up cards.
The Ruin and Decay of Abandoned Pianos.
I’m sure many will agree that seeing these rotten and destroyed pianos is heartbreaking. At the same time, there is a strange haunting appeal that fascinates me.
See more abandoned pianos on Deviantart, Flickr, and forums.