Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.


  • Work on this object began.



  • You found it!

Simple Music Player, 2014

This is a Simple Music Player. It was manufactured by E2L Products Limited. It is dated 2014. Its medium is injection-molded abs(hips), wood (mdf), electronic components.

For people with dementia, the benefits of music are significant, both for quality of life and improving cognizance and lucidity. The design is radically simplified to aid operation, appears non-threatening and recognizable. Once pre-loaded with favorite tunes or audio books, the user activates or stops it by merely lifting the lid.

It is credited Gift of The Alzheimer's Store.

Our curators have highlighted 6 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

This object has not been digitized yet.
  • Picture Mirror, 2016
  • H x W x D: 61 × 45.7 × 20.3 cm (24 × 18 × 8 in.).
  • Lent by Hsing-Yin Liang.
  • 70.2017.1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 19.1 × 30 × 10.9 cm (7 1/2 × 11 13/16 × 4 5/16 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Access+Ability.

This object may be subject to Copyright or other restrictions.

You are welcome to make fair use of this image under U.S. Copyright law and in compliance with our terms of use. Please note that you are responsible for determining whether your use is fair and for responding to any claims that may arise from your use.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/1158831749/ |title=Simple Music Player, 2014 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=16 October 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>