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30 Awesome Accordion Innovations

From Exclusive Timepieces to Keyboards

— July 13, 2011 — Art & Design
There is a good chance that you will gain new-found respect for the accordion after you have checked out all of these awesome accordion innovations. The accordion has a unique design that allows it to be adapted into everything, from a high-fashion headdress to a piece of furniture.

While other instruments may sound better, none of them have designs that are anywhere near as flexible (literally and figuratively) as the accordion. When is the last time you ever saw someone turning off a flute lamp, or took a load off on a chair shaped like a piano? Even if you do not have a musical bone in your body, you should still spend some time clicking through all of these awesome accordion innovations. Where else would you get to see a tablet/smartphone designed in the shape of an accordion?
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Slinky Eco Seating
Slinky Eco Seating
FlexibleLove Recycled Furniture Expands and Contracts at Whim
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Peace Through Accordions
Peace Through Accordions
Gregory Warner Documents His Musical Journey Through Afghanistan
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Accordion Dressers
Accordion Dressers
A Silent, Pleated Wooden Chest of Drawers
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Capless USB Drives
Capless USB Drives
FLX is Like an Accordion
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Accordion DVD Cases
Accordion DVD Cases
The Buenos Aires Days and Nights of Tango is Musically Bound
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Geeky Virtual Instruments
Geeky Virtual Instruments
Forget Rock Band, Play the Polka on Accordion Hero!
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Worm-Like Amplifiers
Worm-Like Amplifiers
The Creature Speaker Twists and Turns for Optimal Acoustics
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Accordion-Like Listening Devices
Accordion-Like Listening Devices
The Compact Folding Speakers from Design Warehouse
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Accordion Headdresses
Accordion Headdresses
Get a Dose of Generational Style with Fashion156 Issue 39
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Accordion Keyboards
Accordion Keyboards
The Compact Keystick Folding Keyboard is Great for Worker Bees
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Instrumental Sound Amplifiers
Instrumental Sound Amplifiers
The Music Accordion Speakers are Perfect for All Kinds of Music
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Accordion-Inspired Furniture
Accordion-Inspired Furniture
The et Demi Couch by Lundi et Demi Transforms Your Couch
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Accordion Furniture
Accordion Furniture
The Aline Lounge Collection Modernizes Victorian Tufted Upholstery
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Accordion Bedside Tables
Accordion Bedside Tables
Designer Furniture By Swedish Marie Lindblad Gives You Options
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Novel Accordion Lights
Novel Accordion Lights
The Book Lamp by Myung-Seo Kang Should Play Music Too
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Expanding Accordion Chairs
Expanding Accordion Chairs
Chishen Chiu 'FlexibleLove Virgin' Furniture is Surprisingly Stretchy
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Literary Accordion Lamps
Literary Accordion Lamps
Book Table Light Folds Out into a Warming Glow
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Accordion Couture
Accordion Couture
Antwerp Channels Glamour With Sci-Fi Twist
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Collapsing Accordion Chair
Collapsing Accordion Chair
Flexiblelove Furniture Seats 16 People or Just 1
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Accordion Neck Wear
Accordion Neck Wear
Fernanda Pereira's Must-Have Accessories Are All About Pleats
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Exclusive Accordion Timepieces
Exclusive Accordion Timepieces
The Manufacture Royale Opera Tourbillon Watch Costs $1.2 Million
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Crushable Trashcans
Crushable Trashcans
Sukwon & Sungwoo Park's Armstrong Bin Stomps Out Garbage
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Flatpack Accordion Furnishings
Flatpack Accordion Furnishings
Selfdiscipline by Nika Zupanc is a Line of Fanned Out Funiture
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Accordion-Style Soap Pumps
Accordion-Style Soap Pumps
Eco Soap Dispenser by Sonic Can Dramatically Help the Environment
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Accordion Clothes Racks
Accordion Clothes Racks
The Collapsible Garment Hanger Comes in Handy for All Occasions
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Accordion Cut Swimwear
Accordion Cut Swimwear
Sexy Suits in the Zimmermann Summer 2010 Look Book
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Newspaper Instruments
Newspaper Instruments
Kyle Bean for Hermes UK 2010 Window Displays
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Accordion Tablet Smartphones
Accordion Tablet Smartphones
The LG Triptych Concept Phone Folds Out to a Full Screen
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Accordion Houses
Accordion Houses
The Wooden 'Dragspelhuset' Cabin Expands For a Finer Lake View
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Amalgamated Accordion Seating
Amalgamated Accordion Seating
The Mixed-Media Floris Wubben 'No. 3 Bench'
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