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Old 20th November 2009, 11:40 PM   #1
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Default This happens when you hire a good designer.

...not some wannabe.

Classy.

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Old 21st November 2009, 12:02 AM   #2
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what a shame they did the website themselves - its sloooooooooooooooooow....

Must have spent to much on their designer.
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Old 21st November 2009, 12:12 AM   #3
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Sure is a neat trick making a cheap box look pretty, its cool

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Old 21st November 2009, 12:18 AM   #4
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Gotta love those knobs....

Very minimalist, nice industrial design.
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Old 21st November 2009, 12:20 AM   #5
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knobs are way too big
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Old 21st November 2009, 12:31 AM   #6
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Sure is a neat trick making a cheap box look pretty
Kit company, so yes... cheap. Probably 400 $ or less.
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Old 21st November 2009, 12:45 AM   #7
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what a shame they did the website themselves - its sloooooooooooooooooow....

Must have spent to much on their designer.

Seems pretty quick here.
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Old 21st November 2009, 12:54 AM   #8
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how does it sound?
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Old 21st November 2009, 01:04 AM   #9
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I've seen better design from some of the "wannabes" here.

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Old 21st November 2009, 02:30 AM   #10
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Good looking design. It's not the style that I would sketch out myself (I like a combo of wood and metal, like the Lyra Connoissuer preamp and some Italian tube amps, and also the 47 Labs stuff), but I do appreciate the quality of the design work.

Initially, I thought that the knobs were too big, but their thinness balances it out in my eye.

The knobs are kinda cartoonish and playful; you either like them or not, but it's a fun, bold decision to make them that way. Whether you like them or not, you can't fault the designer for not having a deliberate vision.

I feel that successful designers, whether professional or hobbyist, have a really good handle on proportion and spacing, as well as line, detail, color, and material. That's why a lot of DIY designs, while admirable and very cool that they're hand-built, wouldn't be something I would consider buying, cosmetically, if I saw them in a store. No knock on DIYer's; more of a kudos to the skill of good designers.

This one kinda reminds me of a Nagra, but with a clean Scandinavian design twist.

Cool.

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