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. Read more

Eero Aarnio’s Copacabana Guitar for Lottonen

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Designed by Eero Aarnio, The Copacabana Guitar is made in collaboration with Lottonen Guitars and is handmade by in Finland by Juha Lottonen. It’s limited to 100 handmade guitars, and each is signed and numbered. Read more