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PEOPLE, PLACES, OBJECTS: A SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIP?

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In this open-ended post, we present an ongoing-series of images — updated regularly — as an exchange of ideas. A dialog, if you will, between places, the people that occupy them, and the objects they keep. For, just like you, art, and certain objects such as our unique range of audio products, cannot exist in a vacuum. To function, each requires a home — preferably a beautiful, characterful, or interesting one. To thrive, each require a counterpoint. A kindred-spirit.  Showcasing objects and art in industrial spaces From Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall in London, to Essen’s Zeche Zollverein, to The Hague’s...

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SOUND-AESTHETICS LONGLISTED FOR DEZEEN AWARDS 2020

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Sound-Aesthetics is proud to announce that its products were longlisted in the product-design category of the esteemed Dezeen Awards 2020. These awards are issued annually by Dezeen, one of the world's most influential architecture, interiors and design magazines. Previous winners in the extended categories included revered names, such as David Chipperfield Architects (2018), Foster & Partners (2018), and Studio Drift (2019). Dezeen announced the longlist of the 2020 product-design awards on 13 August 2020, with our products included along with 26 others. The shortlist will appear in September and Dezeen will announce the winner in October of this year. It...

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IMAGICASA MAGAZINE ARTICLE, JULY 2020

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“Sound-Aesthetics created a new concept that takes every home to the next level, both functionally and aesthetically.” “At first glance, nothing is what is seems, but this system offers you absolutely everything!” “[Sound-Aesthetics’ products] wouldn’t look out of place in many of the unique, high-end interiors we present in our magazine”. //  

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PRESS RELEASE

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SOUND‒AESTHETICS ANNOUNCES WIRELESS HI-FI AUDIO FOR THE AESTHETE Haarlem, Netherlands – April 2020 Reframing audio products as design objects Beautiful spaces deserve beautiful sound. Inspired by this maxim, we develop audio products that add value on both counts. Fuelled by greater awareness and expendable income, today’s home interiors have become much more stylish and sophisticated. Unfortunately, the appearance of most audio equipment failed to keep pace. In terms of functionality and the number of brands, audio products do offer a wealth of choice — but then, within limited categories — meaning customers generally opt for either a Bluetooth-speaker (usually small,...

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AUDIO EQUIPMENT AS DESIGN OBJECTS

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The appearance of most audio equipment is not given thoughtful consideration, and its impact on the domestic interior is regularly overlooked. But a few visionary designers of the past have long since shown a better way of designing audio equipment. Some of these designs have even been recognised by art museums. In this article we provide a brief overview of some of these design objects, and describe how they have influenced the Sound-Aesthetics' designs.

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