violins

Good Wood Makes A Stradivarius Sing

Good Wood Makes A Stradivarius Sing

Stradivarius stringed instruments — the finely constructed, highly sought after multi-million dollar wood boxes* crafted in the 17th and 18th century by Italian luthier Antoni Stradivari — are a bit of a mystery to modern day observers. Despite their quality, nobody quite knows what makes them so superior.

Finally, A Playable Version Of The World’s Tiniest Violin

Finally, A Playable Version Of The World’s Tiniest Violin

It doesn’t take much practice to learn to play the world’s tiniest violin — just a complete and utter lack of sympathy for what someone else is complaining about. But thanks to the folks at Design I/O, your microscopic violin will finally produce actual sad music.