Face the Music

Digital Design, Sound Design

Pentagram's interactive 2019 holiday card lets you make music with your face.

For this year’s holiday card, Pentagram wanted to create some musical fun as an antidote to the gravity of our times.

Face the Music is an interactive platform that turns your face into a music instrument, giving even the most tone-deaf among us a full-throated voice.

By the magic of facial recognition software, Face the Music encourages the recipient to contort their face, crack a smile and play along to their favourite musical style simply by opening their mouth and moving their head up and down, and from side to side.

It’s easy to get started – just go to, then immerse yourself in the sounds of Dubstep, Opera, Blues and Sci Fi with four tracks created by Yuri Suzuki and team. Once you’ve finished, share the results with your friends and give them something to smile about over the Festive Season.

Yuri Suzuki
Naresh Ramchandani
Project team
Zuleika Sedgley
Adam Cheong MacLeod
Gabriel Vergara II
Marisol Ambriz
Rocco Giovannoni
Counterpoint (web development)
Gavin Martin Colournet
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