How cool is this!?

Icelandic designer Jón Helgi Hólmgeirsson has created a paper gramophone that actually plays records! Dubbed Jónófón, the biodegradable design is made from a thin plywood base and a paper horn, and it can be powered by a 9 Volt battery or an external power supply.

An homage to the first gramophone invented more than 120 years ago by Emile Berliner, this eco-design product is packs flat to ship and comes with instructions on how to assemble it piece by piece. The magic happens when the paper horn — which includes a needle, a plastic film, steel wire, and the bottom of a paper cup — amplifies the grooves of your favorite record to produce sound waves. Click here to read more.

Photos: Héðinn Eiríksson via Inhabitat