Scarlatti

This wonderful piano is on its way to its forever home.

Designers

This piano was decorated by the Bureau of Betterment. Mette Hornung Rankin is a designer & illustrator born in Central Oregon with roots in Denmark. Professionally she focuses on packaging, branding & illustration for books, food and travel. Personally, she feels most free when creating things and hopes the things she creates makes others feel free too.

I used patterning and texture to mimic the variety and nuance that pianos are capable of and to get the feeling of how it is when you play. A glossy white enamel paint coat topped with black illustration was a simple way to stay true to the piano’s form and accentuate the features of this individual instrument. In practice, creating an illustration of this scale and purpose was a purposeful and meditative experience.
— Mette Hornung Rankin

 

Sponsors

This piano is sponsored by Hilton Portland & Executive Tower.

About Piano! Push Play!

We rescue pianos, put them on the street for everyone to enjoy, and then give them to schools, community centers, artists, and others who will love them as much as we do.

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