Together with music producers and experts of in-store experiences, I designed an interface for a bar music application. It was an investigation to look at the possibilities of using an iPad for such purposes. It would be the first commercial iPad based bar music system, which would add great value to usability and acquisition costs.
A lot of interfaces were designed during the process. The challenge was to design a clear queue, which is essential for a bar setting. The music may never stop, in contrast to normal tablet music applications. Also the lack of using album covers made it interesting to come up with a visually attractive interface. The application is still in progress to bring it to the commercial market.
After the project I designed a new desktop music interface to investigate this for myself.