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November 5, 2013
We share our favorite essays, homes, and products devoted to exploring and celebrating music in the modern world.
Ear illustration by Dan Winters

The World of Sound: An essay by William L. Hamilton on the next frontier of architecture and design makes the argument that “The ear inhabits a space, and captures a place, more acutely than the eye.” Illustration by Dan Winters.

Originally appeared in The World of Sound
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Pool gallery Seoul

Tour a masterful home and gallery in Seoul inspired by a never-performed symphony architect Steven Holl discovered in a book by avant-garde composer John Cage. Photo by Iwan Baan.

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Originally appeared in Music Holl: A Copper Clad Pavilion in Seoul
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Aerial view of Daeyang Gallery and House
Architect Steven Holl commissioned two videos of the Daeyang gallery and house he designed in Seoul: a tour of the property and an interview in which Holl takes the viewer through the space in his own words. Photo by Iwan Baan.
 
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Originally appeared in Music Holl: A Copper Clad Pavilion in Seoul
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universal design acoustics

How should universal design be applied to electronics like the radio? This series of articles investigates ways to design creatively

Originally appeared in Going Out of Tune
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speaker

Dwell senior editor Kelsey Keith offers her picks on the perfect gift for the audiophile in your life. 

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Ear illustration by Dan Winters

The World of Sound: An essay by William L. Hamilton on the next frontier of architecture and design makes the argument that “The ear inhabits a space, and captures a place, more acutely than the eye.” Illustration by Dan Winters.

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