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How to Make

  • Season 1
  • 3 episodes
  • Science

Summary

Designer, maker and materials engineer Zoe Laughlin dismantles and dissects three classic items to understand the wonders of form, function and material that go into making them, before building her own truly bespoke versions, step by step.

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Episode 3: How to Make: Headphones

Summary

Designer Zoe Laughlin sets out to redesign audio headphones, an intimate item that transport the wearer to another place. In search of inspiration she heads to Hull University to discover a new substance that can turn any surface into a speaker - from a wall to a table and even the bone of a skull. Zoe also looks at the device's history, from the stethoscope-style home contraptions of the 19th century and the game-changing 1980s Sony Walkman. But what will she come up with in her own design? Last in the series.

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PresenterZoe Laughlin

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Executive producerSarah Trigg
Executive producerMaia Liddell
ProducerEkta Walia
ProducerJake Clifford

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  • Episode 3

    How to Make: Headphones

    Summary

    Designer Zoe Laughlin sets out to redesign audio headphones, an intimate item that transport the wearer to another place. In search of inspiration she heads to Hull University to discover a new substance that can turn any surface into a speaker - from a wall to a table and even the bone of a skull. Zoe also looks at the device's history, from the stethoscope-style home contraptions of the 19th century and the game-changing 1980s Sony Walkman. But what will she come up with in her own design? Last in the series.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    PresenterZoe Laughlin

    Crew

    rolename
    Executive producerSarah Trigg
    Executive producerMaia Liddell
    ProducerEkta Walia
    ProducerJake Clifford
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