This piano will make you take the stairs

March 30, 2014 by Norman Lebrecht


A Swedish design team conducted a Metro station experiment to see if a visual and musical alternative to the escalator would encourage travellers to take more exercise.

It did. What’s more, it gained more than 20 million viewers on Youtube. Watch.

piano stairs

Comments (2)

  1. David says:

    Great idea. I would love to know who is playing the (Scarlatti sonata?) towards the end of the video. Any replies would be greatly appreciated.

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