What if Harman Kardon creates a smartphone? James Tsai has a vision to design a smartphone with integrated Harman Kardon’s highest audio quality, Harmony. It’s definitely going to enhance your mobile music listening experience. It’s a 6 weeks project from ideation, research, to 3D modeling and rendering.
This concept smartphone has been designed with entertainment in mind. Mobile industry continues to transform our phone into high-end videography equipment, it wants to accommodate the rise of YouTube Vlogger. The easiest and most practical way to record your video is using your smartphone, therefore, there are many phone manufacturers promote their versatile ability to intensify productivity and entertainment capabilities of their latest smartphones.
Starting from scratch, the shape of Harmony smartphone was inspired by curves of Harman Kardon’s Soundsticks. It pushes further the surfacing details in mobile phone design. James Tsai explains that beautiful glass serration represents lines of sound that’s flapping in breeze while still connected to Harman Kardon’s design language.
Harmony Smartphone concept features curved full-screen display with integrated iconic audio on the back to catch up to the big-phone trend. The design process was driven by iconic speaker SoundSticks, Harman Kardon’s wireless speaker system with iconic visual design, giving the product a vibrant touch and feel.
The central core of Harmony maximizes airflow through the speaker, providing an omnidirectional music experience.