Braille Piano by Sohyeon Park, Dahee Hwang, Dabin Kim
Braille Piano by Sohyeon Park, Dahee Hwang, Dabin Kim Overview
When it comes to learning how to play the piano, normal people can learn and practice playing the piano to some degree using just a Musical score and a piano. However, it is a whole new story for the blind. In cases of the blind, there should be someone next to them who can teach them in great details in order them to learn how to play the piano.
Even if there is a braille Music, it still is hard for them to learn because matching a scale to a keyboard is difficult for them. ‘A braille piano’ is a piano for all, designed for everyone to learn piano easily and have fun with, even for the blind.
The use of Braille Piano – They learn from a piano music score in braille. Then they will learn how to play piano by matching braille on a keyboard of “braille piano” to a scale that is written on a braille music. A braille that matches scale is carved on the keyboard, so it is easy to find the location of the matching keyboard.
Designer: Sohyeon Park, Dahee Hwang, Dabin Kim for Spark Awards submission