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Week 10: Turntables and Tropics

July 08, 2017

Week 10: Turntables and Tropics

Hello readers, thanks for stopping by for week 10! It feels like I was just writing my introduction blog yesterday, but I’m already more than halfway through my summer internship! Time does fly when you’re hard at work.

I was given the task to create a new design for a cork turntable record mat! Cork is an excellent product for all vinyl enthusiasts as it absorbs vibrations when playing records to give a richer and cleaner sound without static or playback issues. Although, rather than just a plain cork mat I designed a pattern to keep your table looking interesting even when it’s not in use. I was inspired by sound waves in music and came up with this unique look. There is also a template available for custom printing so you can request your own personal design for your record player. Both options will be available in store and online next week!

This week I also took the opportunity to expand on my Tropical Flora design I originally made back in week 8, and tried the pattern on different surfaces. I’m excited to say my design is now available on cork placemats and coasters! I love the way they look together so I also helped create a placemat and coaster set to be sold on the website for a discounted price! You can now not only get to use a great and natural material on your dining room table, but one with a unique and original design! I also put together two more placemat and coaster sets in the natural cork patterns corkstone and midnight. Hopefully, we’ll be able to create other sets out of more types of natural cork patterns, so stay tuned!

 

And with that, this week has come to a close. Thanks for reading the blog; come back next week for another update!





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