Marcel Wanders Designs The Whisperviolin

Marcel Wanders designs the whisperviolin

After years of performing at the highest level, virtuoso violinist Monica Germino was diagnosed with hyperacusis (extreme sensitivity to sound) and had to abandon her usual performances. As a result, special compositions have been written for the musician, most notably MUTED by composer Louis Andriessen, and custom violins have been designed for her to perform. One of those is a collaboration between Dutch designer Marcel Wanders and built by master Bas Maas of the Netherlands. (more…)

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Sinuous Guitars and Amps. Fine Woods and Unique Design Make Beautiful Music Together.

Sinuous Guitars

The designer behind this beautiful guitar, Greg Opatik, has a degree in design from Kendall College of Art and Design. He has been creating and developing modern furniture of both his own composition and those of others, such as Genesis Seating who builds classic Eames chairs, for more than fifteen years. He began creating Sinuous guitars five years ago inspired by the idea of creating a uniquely authentic design rather than merely making minor modifications of classic guitars like so many other companies. (more…)

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The Modern M. Liminal Grand Piano by NYT Line and Philippe Gendre for Fazioli.


The music of shape and the design of sound are created in the M. Liminal model, designed by NYT Line and Philippe Gendre for Italian piano makers Fazioli.
 Just as consonance and dissonance are organized in music, M. Liminal’s shapes and colors are combined in asymmetric but orderly designs. (more…)

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