Untitled Instrument, it’s a unique music instrument as part of Yamaha Design Laboratory’s project “Two Yamahas, One Passion”. As you can see, this project explores different ways of thinking around common theme of design, this is the final design of an instrument that plays with air. In collaboration with Yamaha Motor, Yamaha uses the principle of sound, which is the phenomenon of waves where vibration of matter is transmitted through the medium of air.
Basically, this mobile musical instrument is powered by air. It works by combining the theory sound and mechanism of a motorcycle engine, giving you a musical instrument and a vehicle. Yamaha promises that it’s possible to create a pleasant music by controlling the flow of air.
We all know that an engine driving force a motorcycle is called an air compression. This same air can be converted into material vibration energy, transforming it into a tool that produces sound just like a musical instrument. The same when it is converted into propulsive energy, it turns into a tool just like a vehicle. Using the same source, air, it is possible to change the role of Untitled Instrument drastically, depending on how it’s utilized. It means that through single instrument or object, this project can shows the origin of both Yamaha companies. Whether you want Untitled Instrument to play music or move forward, just control its flow of air.