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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

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JVC [2] recently unveiled a beautiful line of bonsai-laden Kirikabu [3] speakers at this year’s Tokyo Designer’s Week [4]. Created out of eco-friendly plastic, the conceptual series of speakers [5] can be assembled into different shapes, and each contains a small compartment perfect for planting a tiny bonsai tree!


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Each mini modular Kirikabu resembles a tree stump [6] 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 [7]. 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.

+ JVC [2]

+ Tokyo Designer’s Week [4]

Via Yanko Design [8]


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[1] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/11/03/sound-garden-by-jvc/

[2] JVC: http://www.jvc.com/

[3] Kirikabu: http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&u=http://av.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/20081031/victor.htm

[4] Tokyo Designer’s Week: http://www.design-channel.jp/tdw/?_uLocale=en

[5] speakers: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/04/03/vers-audios-handcrafted-wood-speakers/

[6] tree stump: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/09/04/vivien-muller-photosyntheses-solar-charging-tree/

[7] plant-based plastic: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/10/13/spudware-cutlery-made-from-potatoes/

[8] Yanko Design: http://www.yankodesign.com/2008/10/31/oh-little-bonsai-you-like-my-music/

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