In January, Jerry O’Leary and I launched a Kickstarter campaign (currently <3 days to go) for the world’s thinnest watch, the CST-01. This is a watch we have worked on outside of project work while here at IDEO. On IDEO Labs, our aim is to share our process and give our readers an “under-the-hood” look at some [...]
This one comes from Florian in our Munich office…
How’d he do it? Florian’s thoughtful song is deceptively simple: a tiny music box is attached to the stem of his bike.
A microphone is carefully attached beneath it, placed to allow just enough ambient noise while getting clean sound from the music box. The box’s crank is connected by a makeshift belt which is connected at the other end to his front hub.
Once in place, it’s up to Florian to modulate the pace of the song by controlling his own speed. We think the result speaks for itself.
Happy holidays from IDEO Labs — We’ll see you in the new year!