A Synthesizer and Some Creativity Has Changed How Children Experience Music
Vi is a playful device that allows hearing-impaired kids to create sound patterns that they can take in in a new way
As a part-time radio host and DJ, London-based product designer Dimitri Hadjichristou really loves music. But he often found himself wondering if there were others ways to experience it beyond the standard listening experience. In his search for a more fully immersive experience, he began speaking to people with hearing impairments in order to find out how they used touch and other senses to understand music. Now, he’s designed a device called Vi which helps hearing impaired children to experience sound in a playful way.