The Music Player 2004
name: The Music Player 2004
material: Custom concrete mixture
author: REGULAR CONCRETE
design: Peter Baran
The best selling digital music player in the world. This device offered more than just a fulfillment of one’s need for music. In the period in which it came to the market, it offered a whole new mindset and also a status symbol, depending on the owner’s location.
The first of RADICAL series represents concrete sculptures inspired by objects which shaped generations and left an undeniable impact. The design and ideas they represent are a concrete-solid part of our history, it can now be said literally. All of the objects were mass produced and offered more than just a plain fulfillment of basic needs. They represented statuses, mindsets and desires of their owners, deeply attached to their geographic location and social status.