Today, we live in a world filled with many sounds. We segregate sounds from our environment by only choosing those that stand out. But there are so many faint, yet beautiful sounds in the world. Birds chirping in the fields, wind brushing the leaves, and tunes of the advent of sunlight following the rain.
Soundscape (scenery of sounds) is a concept which was introduced in the 1960s. It refers to the idea of appreciating sounds unique to each location, not as separate entities, but as part of the scenery.
The AMAOTO is a solar powered Soundscape chimes powered not by the wind but by the energy of the light. Built by craftsmen in Japan with cherry wood, stainless steel, and brass, the AMAOTO Soundscape is a one of a kind desktop toy for the sophisticated and the sound conscious.
"KOKU“comes in bitter, yet serene colors. It features a silhouette composed of straight lines and has an urban mechanical look. It evokes a gleaming feel of stones, roads, and houses after the rain.
Size: φ102 × H205 mm
- Material: Cherry Wood, Stainless Steel, Brass, Acrylic Resin