March 27th, 2014

Orchestra is a decorative cover for Jawbone Big Jambox bluetooth speaker.


The style is Mid-Century Modern and the inspiration is a 1961 Curtis Mathes stereo console that my parents owned and I grew up with.

The name Orchestra refers to a Mad Men TV episode (S05E05) when Pete Campbell says while describing his new stereo console "You would expect to open the doors and find a tiny orchestra in there."


Canada Dry Rooti Root Beer can circa 1964

Mahogany with black speaker cloth option. A steel mesh grille is inserted behind the cloth to provide support. A video below shows how different grille styles are swapped out.

American black walnut with vintage woven cane speaker grille.






A comprehensive project worklog of Orchestra with additional photos can be accessed at Jeffrey Stephenson Design Forum

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