Francesco Cugusi & Roberto Strippoli's ‘Zero.1' for Tr

By: Rachel Bowman - Published: May 30, 2009   Updated: Jul 5 2011 • References: addictivedjdesigns
There's something oddly romantic about listening to vinyl records. Music dorks love the scratches and pops. But courtesy of the Zero.1 listeners can combine CD and record listening.

The Zero.1 by Francesco Cugusi and Roberto Strippoli is made to play both cds and vinyl, as well as letting listeners sync the records to MP3 players. Gotta love it when you can keep the vintage but give it a modern touch!

Implications - The recent recession prompted budget-tight customers to make more affordable purchases at vintage and thrift stores. This caused a resurgence of retro technologies that consumers now embrace for their rarity and atypical designs. Companies can appeal to their target markets by incorporating elements of antiquity into their product designs.