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Exhibiting at 3daysofdesign 2021, Copenhagen

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A photo-essay of Sound-Aesthetics’ exhibit at 3daysofdesign 2021, Denmark's premier event in the world design calendar. The event took place between 16-18 September, with exhibits located throughout Copenhagen. Our exhibit was held in a lovely 400-year-old listed building, known as Christian IV 's Brewhouse. This charming brick-building has a storied past, including service as royal fortification, brewery and sculpture museum. During 3days, it also served as the perfect counterpoint to the modern designs that were exhibited there — including our minimalist WiFi-speaker.     Old vs. New: 136-year-old statue; latest Sound-Aesthetics WiFi-Speaker     Christian IV 's Brewhouse, brick facade...

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Bellevue NZZ article

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This is an extract (translated into English) from an original article published in Swiss lifestyle magazine, Bellevue NZZ™, written by Kim Dang. We thank the magazine and author for their kind words and thoughtful overview of our products. The original article, written in German and published on 15 August 2021, is available from this link.     SHAPELY LOUDSPEAKERS 8 loudspeakers with an unusual design Kim Dang | Design 08/15/2021   Bulky speaker boxes are a thing of the past. Today speakers can look like [...] sculptures. How times have changed: many years ago people gathered for some entertainment in...

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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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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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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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