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Posted by Eliza Williams, 24 March 2009, 17:16    Permalink    Comments (32)


I'm Flying headset design by Rodshakur, inspired by R Kelly's track I Believe I Can Fly

Last year Wieden + Kennedy London launched the Nokia Music Almighty Headset Competition, which invited entrants to design a Nokia Bluetooth headset, inspired by their favourite piece of music. The winning designs have now all been made into fully functioning headsets, some of which are more wearable than others...


Graveyard Shift headset by Johnny Lighthands, inspired by Michael Jackson's Thriller

The competition, which followed on from W+K's striking Nokia Music Almighty poster campaign, attracted almost 8,000 entries in just three months. The winning designs were chosen by a panel of judges including Dick Powell, Eddi Yip, Tej Chauhan and Felix Buxton (Basement Jaxx), and the headsets will be on display at the Nokia Regent Street Flagship store in London in April.


Free Willy headset by Maria Lecanda, inspired by Michael Jackson's Will You Be There


Robot Rock headset by G Smith, inspired by Daft Punk track Robot Rock


CF Flex headset by Mr G, inspired by Rufige Kru track Dark Metal

32 Comments

Check out http://www.thrillerheadphones.blogspot.com/

to see more of Johnny Lighthands' 'Thriller' inspired design
Pete Spectrum
2009-03-24 18:12:20


So these are all physical models, where can I find all the entries! fantastic stuff!
chris
2009-03-25 02:17:17


Will these be on sale at all? I really want those Daft Punk ones...
Julian
2009-03-25 05:14:37


Sadly Julian, they are all one off's which we get to keep once they have been displayed at various Nokia flagship stores.
Mr G
2009-03-25 14:40:43


All the entries are at the Nokia Music Almighty Headset Competition, link above. Be warned, its an incredibly frustrating site to navigate.
jasonline
2009-03-25 18:01:01


word. those daft punk ones are dope.
asher
2009-03-25 18:44:34


Fair do's to Nokia, they actually undertake some really interesting projects!
Betony May
2009-03-26 01:04:59


I'm the designer of the Daft Punk Robot Rock ones. If you need more images or anything else. freshpod@hotmail.com. Thanks for the nice comments. Gregory Smith
Gregory Smith
2009-03-26 09:17:18


That's brilliant, It's great to see the finished articals. Are there any shots of people actually wearing them? (if they can be worn!)
paddy
2009-03-26 09:38:40


Just found out about this competition. Had a look at some entries; seems like they gave you the option of a template, but I like the ones that didn't use it better and I like the Daft Punk ones best of all. Congrats Mr Smith. Wish I could have entered.
Benjamin
2009-03-26 10:37:14


If they went into production I'd get the one with wings, not because I like the song at all but the headphones look awesome.
Svipdag
2009-03-26 13:40:55


I love the fantastic look of the Angel wings, they would be awesomness to keep them as a work of art, but not that much to really use to listen to music in a regular way lol. In that case Daft Punk headphones are the more cool to use in a normal way.
Angel Mass
2009-03-26 15:27:14


Hello everyone, just wanted to say it's Lecanda instead of Ceconda ;)
Maria Lecanda
2009-03-27 12:12:16


@Maria

Thanks for letting us know! I've changed the credit we were originally sent.

Check out Maria's work at http://m.lecanda.com.mx/design.html
CR Mark Sinclair
2009-03-27 12:20:56


What's Up!

Hello everyone!
I am the Rodshakur of Headset "I Believe I Can Fly"
All projects were really very nice!
Surely some hip-hop listen it here in Brazil! hehehe
Rodshakur
2009-03-27 12:58:59


Hey, will these ever hit stores? I need some of these baaaad.
If anyone knows anything email me at anthiab@hotmail.com or msn me at boulosdaniel@hotmail.com
Boulos
2009-04-03 07:19:45


really like the article. found it very interesting!
Recordapedia
2009-04-16 14:25:12


Blog is really informative and entertainng same time. I appriciate.
concorsi musicali
2009-05-16 10:08:05


YOU MUST SELL ME THIS FLYING HEADPHONE GOODNESS!!!!

i would pay up to 55 dollars

you can email me at Frightthedark1@aol.com
burnden319
2009-05-27 04:02:56


nice innovative headsets..I am sure they'll attract huge attention from your guests..I am buying it..whts the price for flying headphone...
headsets
2009-06-24 07:47:12


i'd kill for those daft punk headphones, i wish they were on sale
Brandon Leigh
2009-09-24 08:34:04


This is DJ Archangel.
If Rodshakur still reads posts about his design, I am interested in your design. Contact me via my website and we can work something out.
Congratulation to all other entries and artists on their inspired creaticity and contributions to the DJ and music listener communities.
Sincerely,
DJ Archangel
DJ Archangel
2009-12-04 22:26:24


I don't like the two on the top.(The one with wings and the Graveyard set), but the other ones is quite cool. Especially the Robot set. Thanks for posting:-) - Ray J. - Mobilhuset: Mobil uten Abonnement
Raymond J.
2010-01-11 01:18:36


Can i BUY the robotic ones?
DOM
2010-03-01 06:50:23


where can i buy these? They are sooo sick.
Micah
2010-04-26 23:49:20


i want those robot rock headphones so freakin bad. if they are or ever are for sale shoot me an email at hampbaseball38@gmail.com
Kollin
2011-01-14 00:35:28


Are those Winged Headphones for sale yet? I'm very interested in buying them.

Email me at Myth_Corky@yahoo.com
Kori.B.
2011-08-29 00:42:58


Where can I purchase the one with wings?? I always had that idea in mind, I thought of making them myself and surprise surprise, they are already made! I want them!
Paola
2011-12-07 02:01:52


I Want I'm Flying headphones. Plsea Hepl me For Selll. burhan_katreorg@hotmail.com
Burhan BAYSAN
2012-02-03 22:34:33


Winged Headphones?
Please. Anime invented them before they were cool
WFT
2012-02-27 14:18:00


I want those wing headphones bad D: I always imagined a headphone like that when i was young and now that I found out they're made I WANT IT BAD! EMAIL ME PLEASE!
Michael
2012-03-01 02:20:49


the wing headset is so cool I want to buy one, pls email me at cooljason1996@hotmail.com
Jason
2013-02-17 05:50:12


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