'SOUND-AESTHETICS, WRAPPING SOUND IN ART' — article by Interiores Minimalistas Magazine (5 July 2021)



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SOUND-AESTHETICS, WRAPPING SOUND IN ART — article by Interiores Minimalistas Magazine (5 July 2021)

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This is an English translation of an original article published in Spanish minimalist interior magazine, Interiores Minimalistas, written by Patricia Velasco. We thank the magazine and author for their kind words, and thoughtful overview of our company and products. It is published here with the kind permission of the magazine.  The original article, written in Spanish and published on 5 July 2021, is available from this link.     ————Translation ————     SOUND-AESTHETICS, WRAPPING SOUND IN ART ————— July 5, 2021 —————     SOUND-AESTHETICS: Sound-Aesthetics, a Dutch firm founded by designer Albert de Graaf, is the developers of an...

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Wallpaper* Magazine feature (3 May 2021)

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For a start-up competing against well-established global brands, with big marketing and R&D budgets, a reference by a prestigious and well-known establishment feels like a tremendous endorsement. You can therefore just imagine our excitement to be included in this month’s Wallpaper* Magazine feature, as one of 'the best ways of bringing high-fidelity sound into your home with the ultimate levels of discretion and taste’.   Being included amongst industry stalwarts such as KEF®, Bang & Olufsen®, and Denon® make us feel proud of what we have achieved. We've included an extract below. Read the full article on Wallpaper.com.    ...

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International Design Awards Silver Winner (IDA 2020)

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Sound-Aesthetics is proud to announce that it has been awarded an International Design Awards Silver Prize (IDA 2020). The award was issued for exceptional Product Design in the category Media And Home Electronics / TV, Video and Audio Equipment.   About the awards The IDA exits, according to their mission statement, to "recognize, celebrate and promote legendary design visionaries and to uncover emerging talent in Architecture, Interior, Product, Graphic, and Fashion Design."  Established in 2007, the IDA issue awards annually, and are headquartered in Los Angeles and Budapest. Their main sponsor is the Farmani Group, which also facilitates other awards...

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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. But to thrive, each require a counterpoint. A kindred-spirit.   Simple, powerful shapes Church — Barcelona, Spain (image © Sound-Aesthetics, 2007)    Art gallery housed in a former warehouse,...

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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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