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81 Vinyl Record Resurgence Products

From Tree Trunk Turntables to Recycled Record Wine Racks

— August 4, 2013 — Art & Design
This collection shows the re-purposing of the vinyl record and the different turntable designs. Even though society moved on from the record to the tape to the CD and now to MP3 files, they still hold a place in popular culture.

While CDs are still being made en masse, the tape has become essentially extinct as the MP3 reigns supreme. However, vinyl records are still available in some circumstances, especially as collectors items. Beyond their original musical purpose, record players have gained popularity as a quirky furniture piece. This is especially common amongst young people.

There is also a significant re-purposing movement, where records are being turned into anything from lighting to cutting boards to book ends. They are a frequent topic of DIY projects, especially for those who might have access to multiple crates of vintage vinyl sitting in their garages.
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Vinyl Record-Dispensing Booths
Vinyl Record-Dispensing Booths
Jack White's Third Man Record Booth Lets Fans Record Vinyl Records
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Topographic Vinyl Records
Topographic Vinyl Records
'Flat Earth Society' Delivers the Sounds of the Earth on Vinyl
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Color Wheel Turntables
Color Wheel Turntables
The Color Play Fosters Synesthesia Between Visual and Auditory Tones
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Building Block Record Players
Building Block Record Players
The LEGO Player Amazingly Functions as a Real Record Player
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Wooden Laser-Carved Records
Wooden Laser-Carved Records
These Laser-Cut Records by Amanda Ghassaei are Made From Wood
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Graphic Note Record Players
Graphic Note Record Players
Dyskograf Lets You Draw on Your Own Rhythm on Vinyl to be Played
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Worldly Globe Record Players
Worldly Globe Record Players
The Sound of Earth by Yuri Suzuki is a Musical Odyssey
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Vinyl Record Canopies
Vinyl Record Canopies
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion is a Shelter in the Form of a Giant Disc
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Deadly Vinyl Records
Deadly Vinyl Records
'And Vinyly' Presses Your Ashes onto a Recording Disc
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Vinyl-Recycled Music Videos
Vinyl-Recycled Music Videos
The 'Benga: I Will Never Change' by Us Stop Motion Film is Eerily Cool
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Vintage Music Converters
Vintage Music Converters
Digitize Your Music into Portable MP3s with the Vinyl Record Converter
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Touchable Turntable Posters
Touchable Turntable Posters
The Urbanears Scratch Poster Turns People Into Interactive DJs
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Transparent Disc Storage Units
Transparent Disc Storage Units
The Rotating-Glass Shelf by Nendo Boasts Atypical Doors
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Ultra-Portable Vinyl Players
Ultra-Portable Vinyl Players
ION's Duo Deck Turntable Lets You Take Vintage Music on the Go
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Visually Pleasing Vinyls
Visually Pleasing Vinyls
Scott Marr Etches Flowery Patterns Into Old Records Using Fire
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Vinyl Record Sci-Fi Art
Vinyl Record Sci-Fi Art
These Star Wars Characters are Immortalized in Vinyl Record Portraits
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Musical Magazine Campaigns
Musical Magazine Campaigns
The Budweiser Vinyl Ad Features Will.I.Am
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Vinyl MP3 Converters
Vinyl MP3 Converters
iPod Turntable Transfers Classics from LPs to your Device
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Record Player Apps
Record Player Apps
The Vinyl Tap for iPad Lets You Kick it Old School
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Charitable Shoe-Vinyl Boxsets
Charitable Shoe-Vinyl Boxsets
The Rivieras Pachanga Boys Boxset is Being Auctioned Off for Charity
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Vintage Album Chopping Blocks
Vintage Album Chopping Blocks
Vinyl Records Cutting Board is Perfect for the Musical Chef
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MP3 Record Players
MP3 Record Players
The iTurntable is Adapted Old Audio Technology for a Revamped Retro Electronic
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Vintage Music Novel Holders
Vintage Music Novel Holders
Recycled Vinyl Record Bookends Will Add Spunk to Any Book Shelf
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Digital Vinyl Record Players
Digital Vinyl Record Players
The Kontor Back to Vinyl Office Turntable Digitally Plays Records
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Retro-Futuristic Audio Accessories
Retro-Futuristic Audio Accessories
The Pyle Audio Vintage Turntables are Multi-Functional
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Sugary Old-School Tunes
Sugary Old-School Tunes
Scottish Band 'Found' Releases Playable Chocolate Record
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Skeletal Vinyl Records
Skeletal Vinyl Records
The Latest Jack White Release is Printed on Old X-Ray Images
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Sci-Fi Ship Turntables
Sci-Fi Ship Turntables
This Millennium Falcon Record Player Can Spin Vinyl in Twelve Parsecs
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Music Device Mashups
Music Device Mashups
Jeff Mills' Vinyl CD Can Be Played on a Turntable or in a CD Player
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Punchy Vinyl Packaging
Punchy Vinyl Packaging
The My Wet Calvin Record Set Uses Bold Primary Colors to Seduce Consumers
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Turntable Painting Photographs
Turntable Painting Photographs
Tamir Sher 'Masters on 45s' Collection Fuses Music and Art
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Geeky Galactic Gramophones
Geeky Galactic Gramophones
The Star Wars Record Player Will Make Nerds Happy
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Pseudo Record Players
Pseudo Record Players
The Playlist Player Hopes to Eliminate Musical ADD
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Musical Kitchen Accessories
Musical Kitchen Accessories
The Gamago Record Placemats are Stylish
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Skeletal Vinyl Players
Skeletal Vinyl Players
The Turnstyle Turntable is as Simple as It Gets
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Vintage Vinyl Dishware
Vintage Vinyl Dishware
Long Plate Lets You Enjoy a Meal Off of a Classic Record
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Fake Record iPod Cases
Fake Record iPod Cases
MP3 Case Looks Like an Old School Vinyl Player
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Music-Playing Paper
Music-Playing Paper
This Musical Paper by 'Uniform' Plays Music on a 'Postcard Player'
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Paper Record Players
Paper Record Players
This Minimalist Gramophone is Crafted from Three Basic Materials
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Customized Vinyl Record Devices
Customized Vinyl Record Devices
This New Device Creates Carvings Without Sacrificing Sound
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Portable Record Players
Portable Record Players
Convert Your Vinyl on the Go With the Briefcase USB Turntable
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Turntable Time-Tellers
Turntable Time-Tellers
The Recycled Console Turntable Clock is Retro Rad
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Retro Record Player Watches
Retro Record Player Watches
The Turntable Metal Wristwatch from ThinkGeek is Nerdy & Stylish
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Junktastic Record Players
Junktastic Record Players
Simon Jansen's Steampunk Record Player is Made of Upcycled Garbage
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Fake Retro Record Tables
Fake Retro Record Tables
The Super Oldies Side Table Only Looks Like It's Made of Vinyls
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Vintage Record Ties
Vintage Record Ties
The Vinyl Record Neck Tie Strikes a Chord with Music Lovers
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Piano-Shaped Turntables
Piano-Shaped Turntables
The Horo WJE168 is a Tunable Instrument that Fiddles with Records
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Turntable CD Players
Turntable CD Players
The CDesign Gets Its Groove On
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Reclaimed Record Purses
Reclaimed Record Purses
Anca Irina Lefter's Ch2 Vinyl Purse Designs are Retro-Inspired
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Self-Pressed Records
Self-Pressed Records
Yuri Suzuki's Amateur Music Production System Warps Records
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EIP Laser Turntable
EIP Laser Turntable
Nothing Touches Your Vinyl Buy Light
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Traveling Turntables
Traveling Turntables
The Crosley Echo is Designed to be Taken Anywhere
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Upcycled Vinyl Record Hubcaps
Upcycled Vinyl Record Hubcaps
Coby Gewertz Turns Old Records into Classic Car Wheels
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Retro Vinyl Revivals
Retro Vinyl Revivals
Nilox NX100R Converts Vinyls to MP3 Player
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Silicone Cast Records
Silicone Cast Records
Copying Vinyl Records is an Intricate Process
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Upcycled Intricate Vinyl Artwork
Upcycled Intricate Vinyl Artwork
These Pieces of Art are Made Out of Recycled Vinyl Records
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Vintage Portable Music Players
Vintage Portable Music Players
The Crosley Collegiate Turntable Can Convert Vinyls to MP3s
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Limited Edition Turntables
Limited Edition Turntables
'Compactdecks' by Compactlab Makes the Old New Again
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Zero-Gravity Record Players
Zero-Gravity Record Players
The Sleipner Airbearing Turntable Makes your Favorite Tunes Fly
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Minimalist Turntables
Minimalist Turntables
The Linos Record Player is Designed for Casual DJs
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Chocolate Vinyl Records
Chocolate Vinyl Records
Peter Lardong Makes Music That's Easy to Digest
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Tree Trunk Turntables
Tree Trunk Turntables
Audiowood Creates Record Players Using Wooden Components
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Vinyl-Friendly CD Players
Vinyl-Friendly CD Players
Francesco Cugusi & Roberto Strippoli's ‘Zero.1' for Tr
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Wall-Mounted Record Players
Wall-Mounted Record Players
The Kanvas Home Stereo Wirelessly Links Your Vinyls to Your Computer
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Recycled Record Wine Racks
Recycled Record Wine Racks
Karen Dengler Offers a Conversation Starter on Her Etsy Shop
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Woodland Record Players
Woodland Record Players
The Audiowood Chipmunk Turntable is Made of Sliced Stump
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Past-Present Record Players
Past-Present Record Players
Turntable iPhone Dock Fuses Flashback and Contemporary Tech
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Vinyl Clocks
Vinyl Clocks
Like Minded Studios' ‘Record Time Clocks' Make Punctuality Cool
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Paper-Playing Turntables
Paper-Playing Turntables
The IDEO C60 Redux Turns Collages into Mix Tapes
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Wireless Vinyl Players
Wireless Vinyl Players
Golden Era by Koros Benedek is a Minimal and Modern Music Player
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Compact Car-Inspired Turntables
Compact Car-Inspired Turntables
The Soundwagon Portable Mini Record Player Will Drive Around Discs
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Floating Vinyl
Floating Vinyl
The 'Void' Plays Vintage-Style Records in Mid Air
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Sound System-Centric Furniture
Sound System-Centric Furniture
The Remix Sound Sideboard is Made for Audiophiles
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Vinyl Books
Vinyl Books
‘Extraordinary Records' Explores the World of Retro Albums
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iPod-Inspired Turntables
iPod-Inspired Turntables
The Record Player Reboot Appeals to Lovers of Compact Gadgets
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Vinyl Record Eyewear
Vinyl Record Eyewear
Vinylize Eyeglasses Repurposes Old Records into Wearable Fashion
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Retro Record Bags
Retro Record Bags
Handbag Designers Take Inspiration From 60's Vinyl and Guitars
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Old Vinyl Lighting
Old Vinyl Lighting
Lockengeloet's Repurposed Vinyl Records Give LPs a New Life
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Ghoulish Vinyl Timepieces
Ghoulish Vinyl Timepieces
The Moral Mustache Zombie Clock is Wicked Cool
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Vinyl Record Lighting
Vinyl Record Lighting
The LP Table Lamp by Genanvendt is Stylishly Retro
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Recycled Record Sculptures
Recycled Record Sculptures
10 Reinvented Vintage Vinyls
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