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bamboo / personal audio


Bamboo is a unique stereo system designed to help alleviate some of the loneliness in our contemporary lives. Bamboo implies tranquility and companionship. Bamboo’s aim is not only to supply “soothing sonic satisfaction” but also to provide healing and comfort for people in a chaotic and stressful postmodern world. If one hugs an assembly consisting of the two speakers and the bangle control while sleeping and listening to the music, one can experience the simultaneous pulsation of both vibration and sound which is akin to one’s heart beat. This combination provides soothing warmth, similar to that of an intimate friend or close family member



Hongik Univ. IDAS
Seoul, South Korea

Soohyuk Im