ofek's 'ReSound' speaker + recording device blends music production with interaction design
 

ofek's 'ReSound' speaker + recording device blends music production with interaction design

industrial designer ofek has created  ‘ReSound’ — a speaker and recording device for electronic audio production which explores the tangible properties of music. the project contains two elements: the ‘sound-ball’ and the ‘ReSound station’. using the sound-ball mobile sampler, a user can record, store and replay the sounds around them.

ofek's 'ReSound' speaker + recording device blends music production with interaction design
the two-part system includes the ‘sound-ball’ and ‘ReSound station’

 

 

the second element of ofek’s project is the ‘ReSound station’ which can be placed in the user’s home or recording studio. the device wirelessly connects to the user’s computer and has multiple functions. it can be used to deploy sampled tracks or act as a mouse to enable an intuitive, quick reshaping of the audio collected on the ‘sound-ball’.

ofek's 'ReSound' speaker + recording device blends music production with interaction design
a tangible representation to sound

 

 

I wanted to deal with sound as something tangible that can be seen and touched’ says designer ofek wasserman. ‘sound has many different elements which define it such as pitch, rhythm, tempo, timbre and texture. through a tactile exploration of audio, the design enables an intuitive interaction between user and device.

ofek's 'ReSound' speaker + recording device blends music production with interaction design
‘ReSound station’ wirelessly connects with the user’s computer

ofek's 'ReSound' speaker + recording device blends music production with interaction design
the station acts as a mouse or a joystick to enable an intuitive, quick and live reshaping 

ofek's 'ReSound' speaker + recording device blends music production with interaction design
a variety of ‘sound-ball’ colors for a variety of sound samples

ofek's 'ReSound' speaker + recording device blends music production with interaction design
the ‘sound-ball’ enables recording, storing, and replaying of a single audio track

ofek's 'ReSound' speaker + recording device blends music production with interaction design
the ‘sound-ball’ allows users to take it with them anywhere

ofek's 'ReSound' speaker + recording device blends music production with interaction design
the device combines the world of electronic music and the world of interactive design

ofek's 'ReSound' speaker + recording device blends music production with interaction design
press for a quick deployment of the sampled sound into the track

ofek's 'ReSound' speaker + recording device blends music production with interaction design
twist, tilt or rotate for a live reshaping of the sampled sound

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

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