ixoost sound systems are crafted from the exhaust pipes of supercars
 
ixoost sound systems are crafted from the exhaust pipes of supercars
mar 13, 2015

ixoost sound systems are crafted from the exhaust pipes of supercars

ixoost sound systems are crafted from the exhaust pipes of supercars
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ixoost recovers original exhausts from formula 1 racing teams and makes sound systems using the components, with each design piece tailor made and crafted by hand for the customer. the modena-based company is intent on literally amplifying the real heart of an automobile engine — the exhaust pipe — which creates its own kind of emotional symphony. through their series of individual dock stations, compatible with smartphones and mp3 players, ixoost translates the importance of sound projected from supercars and their motors during competition, into unique devices for listening to your own musical soundtracks; offering iconographic transformations of everyday mechanics into functional objects for personal use. ixoost sound systems are on show at the biennale internationale design saint-etienne 2015 within the exhibition ‘tu nais, tuning, tu meurs’ at the museum of art and industry, which runs until april 12th, 2015.

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ixoost employs the mechnical components of formula 1 racing cars to create bespoke sound systems
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the importance of sound for racing car engines is translated into unique devices for listening to music
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detail of the docking station compatible with smartphones and mp3 players
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the resulting pieces are sculptural in appearance
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