Minimalistic Gramophone Is Stipped Down To Its Bare Elements [Pics]

Minimalistic Gramophone Is Stipped Down To Its Bare Elements [Pics]

German designer Livia Ritthaler offers a hyper simplistic modern take on a classic object that is operated by hand.

Emma Hutchings
  • 10 february 2012

German designer Livia Ritthaler has mixed modern design with a classic object to create the ‘Minimalisticsches Grammophon,’ a minimalistic gramophone that is made out of only three materials: paper, wood and metal. Operated by hand, the sound travels from the needle through the paper funnel as the vinyl is spun manually. Click through to see pictures of the gramophone and watch the video below to see and hear it in action:

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