Cork Speakers

01/11/2012

The Home Project is at it again reinterpreting our perceptions of what cork should be used for. The million dollar question is, are these speakers functional? I don’t see any wires.

“Corkspeaker”, a project of the-home-project * design studio based in Berlin. They’ve put together these desktop speakers using recycled cork as the “box”, which is not only a cool sustainable implementation of the material, but a really smart way to use cork. As a natural sound and vibration dampener, cork is a great choice for this music-related application; its unique behavior when working with resonance offers some interesting possibilities for sound design. Read More

Via Tree Hugger

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