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JVC BONSAI SPEAKERS
Posted By Jorge Chapa On November 3, 2008 @ 2:00 pm In green gadgets,Green Products,Sustainable Materials | 2 Comments
JVC  recently unveiled a beautiful line of bonsai-laden Kirikabu  speakers at this year’s Tokyo Designer’s Week . Created out of eco-friendly plastic, the conceptual series of speakers  can be assembled into different shapes, and each contains a small compartment perfect for planting a tiny bonsai tree!
Each mini modular Kirikabu resembles a tree stump  with three horizontal stubs – two of them hold speakers, while the third is a terminal. The fully featured speakers come complete with bass-reflex ports and a sub-woofer. Each stump is made out of “eco-plastic”, which is a bit of a vague term – we’re guessing it’s a plant-based plastic . The units can be connected with one another to create a larger speaker, and each module houses a small pot, where bonsai and other plants can be grown.
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Via Yanko Design 
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 Kirikabu: http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&u=http://av.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/20081031/victor.htm
 Tokyo Designer’s Week: http://www.design-channel.jp/tdw/?_uLocale=en
 speakers: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/04/03/vers-audios-handcrafted-wood-speakers/
 tree stump: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/09/04/vivien-muller-photosyntheses-solar-charging-tree/
 plant-based plastic: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/10/13/spudware-cutlery-made-from-potatoes/
 Yanko Design: http://www.yankodesign.com/2008/10/31/oh-little-bonsai-you-like-my-music/
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