give the gift of music with a customizable 'songball' designed by pierpaolo lazzarini
 

give the gift of music with a customizable 'songball' designed by pierpaolo lazzarini

italian designer pierpaolo lazzarini wants to bring back the magic of physically sharing music. with our modern culture of online playlists and streaming services, the days of giving a friend or loved one a vinyl record, CD or cassette tape have almost disappeared. considering this, lazzarini aims to recreate the physical touch of music with ‘songball’ – a small, customizable object that contains just one special song. 

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all images courtesy of pierpaolo lazzarini

 

 

the songball – which lazzarini describes as a ‘musical jewel’ – allows the user to specify the song they want to gift. measuring 3cm in diameter, the ball can be made from a selection of plastic, wood or precious metal. each songball will be delivered engraved around its circular ring, with the year, artist’s or band’s name and the title of the chosen song.

give the gift of music with a customizable 'songball' designed by pierpaolo lazzarini designboom

have you ever thought of giving a song as a gift?

 

 

as each song represents a unique story, the possibilities in terms of customization are countless, even a custom message or signature can be added. to complete the gift, a book of lyrics of the chosen song is also included in the packaging. in addition to providing a personalized present, the designer is also developing a series of new devices and games to explore the many potential functions of songball. discover more and support the songball on kickstarter here.

 

video courtesy of pierpaolo lazzarini

give the gift of music with a customizable 'songball' designed by pierpaolo lazzarini designboom

the songball measures just 3cm in diameter

give the gift of music with a customizable 'songball' designed by pierpaolo lazzarini designboom

engrave your favorite titles forever

give the gift of music with a customizable 'songball' designed by pierpaolo lazzarini designboom

the songball first edition packaging

give the gift of music with a customizable 'songball' designed by pierpaolo lazzarini designboom

users first select the song, then the finish and personalized inscription

give the gift of music with a customizable 'songball' designed by pierpaolo lazzarini designboom

the technology behind songball

 

songball animation

give the gift of music with a customizable 'songball' designed by pierpaolo lazzarini designboom

colors can be chosen to match the song

give the gift of music with a customizable 'songball' designed by pierpaolo lazzarini designboom

support the songball on kickstarter

 

 

project info:

 

project name: the songball

design: pierpaolo lazzarini

 

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.

 

edited by: lynne myers | designboom

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