Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Innovative nature inspired hybrid piano launched

Created by Goldfinch by Edelweiss, the “Le Silex” amazing creation combines the high level functionality you would expect from the well respected brand, with beauty and creativity from the high level in-house design team at the Piano house.

Mark Norman, Design Director for Edelweiss, is known for creating show stopping acoustic piano designs that defy not just the appearance of the traditional piano but rival the greatest piano makers on sound and functionality.

Edelweiss hand build their acoustic, self-play pianos in a Cambridgeshire workshop, making them one of the only remaining piano makers in the UK. As well as making the worlds smallest grand piano the team take special commissions from around the globe one of which is Le Silex.

‘The design of Le Silex came about whilst on a countryside hike’ explains Mark Norman, the creative brains behind Goldfinch. ‘I stumbled over a piece of flint and marvelled at how one side was exposed and exceptionally shiny while the surrounding exterior was rough and grey. It looked beautiful and I considered if this could be translated into a piano sculpture’.

The design itself sat nestled in the exclusive Goldfinch design vault until a suitable setting arose. 

‘The clients home overlooked the most amazing and rugged landscape. The first thing I thought of was the Silex concept.’

The vision for the piano was supported by Gareth Knowles, a sculptor who worked with the team to achieve the overall shape and form of the piano. 

The project did not come without its technical hurdles. The client requested a hybrid system, mixing both the acoustic piano, self-play and electronic keyboard. All seamlessly hidden in the sculpture itself.

It also defies gravity with the absence of a prop stick making the lid soft closing and adaptable. A bespoke design was engineered for the hinges, holding the lid in place. The intricate design detail and specialist finish meant the Silex took more than a year to complete and over 5,000 hours!

Goldfinch pianos are a rarity, with only a limited amount design and produced each year. The bespoke designs are usually created in specialist finishes and materials including marble and liquid metal.Edelweiss Pianos Collection Range offer creative design possibilities at affordable prices for the modern home. The range include a grad piano, upright and worlds smallest baby grand designed to fit in smaller spaces. In addition, the team have also engineered a specialist yacht specification piano suitable for all climates.

For more information on our range and the design capabilities in our studio visit our website at edelweisspianos.com.

Adrian Fox Bahamas
Adrian Fox Bahamas
Every business company knows the importance of a business consultant. Adrian Fox is a multi-talented business consultant. He also writes for several best business magazines in the UK. Adrian Fox has specialized in economics and finance, which helps him know every secret of the business. When we talk about skills, Adrian Fox has all the skills needed for a business consultant to deal with problems successfully. He has a creative mind and excellent communication skills. A business consultant must have the ability to work under stress, and Adrian Fox has this ability. You don’t have to worry about the work experience of Adrian Fox. He has vast work experience with several companies, and he has helped many companies make new strategies. His unique business plans can change the situation of your business in a short time. If you have a passion for bringing your business to the next level, Adrian Fox can help you do it the right way. He is a professional consultant, and he knows all his responsibilities very well. In short, Adrian Fox is the best option for any company seeking a business consultant. You can not find a business consultant with such vast experience and considerable skills. He also guarantees you excellent results.

Recent Articles

Related Stories

sakarya escort bayan Eskişehir escort bayan