Music Tangibility by Yaakov Lyubetsky Moves Phone to Show Timelapse

By: Meghan Young - Apr 24, 2014
References: yaakovl & yankodesign
While some people might be able to appreciate vintage record players more than others, there are some qualities that go under the radar of even the most avid fan; Music Tangibility by Yaakov Lyubetsky, an interaction and industrial designer studying at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It focuses on the signature movement of turntables, which show people how much time has lapsed in a song or record.

Music Tangibility by Yaakov Lyubetsky embraces this feature in a modern way. It moves the docked smartphone to the right to indicate how much of the song has been played already. A tangible experience, hence its name, this speaker melds the past with the present in a clever and unexpected way. The design itself has a retro feel that will fit into contemporary homes.