There's always new and inventive ways of making music but when it combines graphic and product design, we love it just that little bit more. Colorplay is a brand new project by Louise Foo and Natasha Dzurny from Introduction to Physical Computing at the Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU.
So how does it work? Well, each colour represents a pitch and the width of the wedge determines rhythm. The goal is to experience a voluntary feeling of synesthesia - hear pitch by seeing colour. So, you pick your colours and wait to see what it sounds like; it's a match-made in experimental music heaven.
The design is based on a record player, and features removable trays, interchangeable colour pieces, and a knob to change the speed of the spin. A light up arrow points to the colour sensor made from an RGB LED and a photocell.
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