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Tristan Roland’s Music Box Transforms a Discarded Chair and Record Player into a Multi-Functional Piece of Furniture

Posted By Mark Boyer On September 27, 2012 @ 1:40 pm In Art,green furniture,green Interiors,Reader Submitted Content | No Comments

Music Box Chair, Tristan Roland, Tristan Roland Design, recycled chair, record player, repurposed materials [1]

Designer Tristan Roland’s Music Box [2] is a generic dining chair that was rescued from the trash and repurposed, with a record player built into the seat. Appropriated, morphed and recreated, Roland has given the discarded chair new life with added functionality. “Its original state as two separate objects, one being of a generic dining chair and the second, a discarded record player helps to portray the past, music and current issues of waste,” Roland writes. The chair is currently on display at the Cranbrook Academy of Art [3] in Bloomfield, MI, and you can view a short video of it here [4].

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/new-post-submission-800/music-box-front/

[2] Music Box: http://tristanroland.com/projects/music-box/

[3] Cranbrook Academy of Art: http://www.cranbrookart.edu/

[4] here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0msouTYMkos

[5] + Tristan Roland Design: http://tristanroland.com/

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