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Audioscopic

Pervasion of musical technology

Implications - For Generation X and Y, and millions of others around the world, music is a part of daily life--if not a necessity. The result is an increase in products built with audio capability, regardless of their primary function. While sound systems become more sleek and complex in design, everything from clothes to furniture becomes increasingly incorporated with docking systems and musical technology.
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11 Featured, 89 Examples:
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Date Range:
Nov 09 — Apr 10
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Featured Examples

Trebletastic Tables
Trebletastic Tables
The Sony Sound Lounge Adds Some Bass to Your Coffee Break
If you're moving into a new place and want a killer sound system and some swanky furniture, but can't afford both, I may have a solution for you. The Sony Sound Lounge combines living room decor with truly… MORE
Temple iPod Tables
Temple iPod Tables
The Horus Coffee Table by Stephane Thivend
The Horus coffee table is for people who value their iPod or iPhone as more than just a mere communication device and music player. This pyramid-shaped table by designer Stephane Thivend is a futuristically… MORE
Integrated Speaker Sofas
Integrated Speaker Sofas
The Multifunctional Sound Pet Audio System by Studio Lim
The Sound Pet audio system is a novel idea that combines your seating and your stereo. Instead of turning on the stereo, and then snuggling into the couch, you can now do both at the same time. Studio… MORE
Musical Skull Caps
Musical Skull Caps
The Aerial7 Sound Disk Beanie Has a Built-In Sound System
Along with being unbearably cold, winter always makes doing the things you love harder—like listening to your MP3 player, for instance. But, thanks to the Aerial7 Sound Disk Beanie, you can have your iPod… MORE
Coffin Sound Systems
Coffin Sound Systems
The Coffin Crew Knows How to Party
The Coffin Crew comprise six Victorian undertakers who carry a sound system in a coffin around festival sites to entertain campers and ravers. By day, the members of the Coffin Crew dress as pall bearers;… MORE
play_circle_filled Remixed Fitness Tools
Remixed Fitness Tools
The Vinyl Workout Will Have You Sweatin' to the Oldies
There's is really no better way to re-introduce yourself to the classics than with the vinyl workout. If you think this thing is just an image projected on the floor, guess again! It is a fully audible,… MORE
Moldable Music
Moldable Music
The Moss Modular Audio System is a Sound Investment
Designed by Florian Brillet, the Moss Modular Audio System offers something rarely seen in the world of personal sound equipment: shape shifting speakers. This unique creation allows you to rearrange your… MORE
Firefly Lighting
Firefly Lighting
'Lucciola' from Desislava Sredkova is an Insectified Speaker-Lamp Combo
Solve your needs for lighting and audio amplification with 'Lucciola' from Desislava Sredkova. I can definitely dig this. 'Lucciola' from Desislava Sredkova is a speaker-light combo with quirky firefly… MORE
play_circle_filled Musical Clothes
Musical Clothes
The Aeolia Cello Garment is a Wearable Musical Instument
Martha Glazzard at Nottingham Trent University created a fantastic stretch sensing fabric for the Aeolia Project that reproduces the sounds made by a Cellist. The conductive yarn was specifically tailored… MORE
play_circle_filled Princely Wheelchairs
Princely Wheelchairs
The Steampunk Professor X Chair by Daniel Valdez
Who needs all those fancy schmancy hi-tech wheelchairs when you can have the Steampunk Professor X chair? It certainly looks very techy, rivaling some of the best inventions seen in Sherlocke Holmes' days.… MORE
Audiotastic Ottomens
Audiotastic Ottomens
The Surround Sound MP3 Sofa Has Some Sonic Style
Imagine combining sitting and listening to music, two classic pastimes, into one glorious piece of furniture. It can't be done, you say? Well, suspend all of your disbelief as you lay eyes on the Surround… MORE

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