This leather keyboard sketchpad was designed by Yamaha Studio, the much-admired Japanese company, yet I really don't know what to make of it.
Yamaha is better known for its heavy machinery like motorcycles, dirt bikes and ATVs as well as its musical instruments, particularly high end pianos, but a notebook? At least they're flexing their creative reach.
The sketchpad isn't some cheap kids book designed to look like a piano, it's actually loaded with the opulent characteristics like ebony and ivory.
"Draw, write or play melodies, wherever and whenever you want," Yamaha Studio says. "The model for usability... the common sketchbook."
I really don't know whether or not this is a functional keyboard, but it is a funky idea.
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