Workout Computer: Get Fit with a Punching Bag Keyboard

Punch, kick or step on each component to write out a paragraph, and then hit the ‘print’ bag to preserve what you’ve composed. Comment on Facebook The installation was presented at the second Istanbul Design Biennial, inviting passersby to experience it themselves. ‘Workout Computer’ by design studio BLESS makes typing up a document a full-body, muscle-engaging effort for an experience that’s the polar opposite of most sedentary, seated working environments. Intending to blur the boundaries between work and leisure activities, making the act of typing on a computer far more physical, the computer encourages increased activity to keep office workers from going soft. Workout Computer: Get Fit with a Punching Bag Keyboard

Combine two seemingly disparate activities – working at a computer, and working out – with a keyboard that consists of a series of punching bags representing each character.

Updated: 06.11.2014 — 13:46