Saturday, January 22, 2011

A Minimalist-record-player

Take a peek at this record player. It’s the kind that plays vinyl records, the 12″ kind, and it does it well with only the bare minimum.

It’s called “Turnstyle” and it’s made up of the motor, the needle, the speakers, and the controls. What more do you need? It’s a skeleton of its former self.

This project is designed by RD Silver, a designer who has the guts to take away everything but the guts.

The requirements for function set upon this project were the following: spin record, on/off, volume, speaker, and needle.

As far as design requirements: no corners, no hard edges, no 90 degree angles.

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