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New Kengo Kuma Fazioli #2779552
11/09/18 02:37 PM
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Re: New Kengo Kuma Fazioli [Re: pianoloverus] #2779554
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Talk about a dusting nightmare. It is unique.

Re: New Kengo Kuma Fazioli [Re: pianoloverus] #2779562
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It's vile and tasteless.




Re: New Kengo Kuma Fazioli [Re: jarobi] #2779563
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Originally Posted by jarobi
Talk about a dusting nightmare.
HAHA

Re: New Kengo Kuma Fazioli [Re: precise] #2779570
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Originally Posted by precise
It's vile and tasteless.


That's harsh.

If you tie a rope to it, you can pull it with your car, and it will trail you like a kite. laugh You will never again need to hire a piano mover! thumb


Ralph

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Re: New Kengo Kuma Fazioli [Re: pianoloverus] #2779579
11/09/18 04:11 PM
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I usually like different or unique. This I don't care much for.



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Re: New Kengo Kuma Fazioli [Re: pianoloverus] #2779580
11/09/18 04:19 PM
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So long as it plays ok and complements the surroundings then why not ?

Please see the piano designed by Charles Rennie Macintosh.
https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Locat...e_for_an_Art_Lover-Glasgow_Scotland.html

Re: New Kengo Kuma Fazioli [Re: pianoloverus] #2779589
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It's the James Webb space piano!

Looks like it was 3D printed.


What do snowflakes and Chickerings have in common? There are no two exactly alike!
Re: New Kengo Kuma Fazioli [Re: guyl] #2779603
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Originally Posted by guyl
It's the James Webb space piano!

grin

Re: New Kengo Kuma Fazioli [Re: pianoloverus] #2779607
11/09/18 06:01 PM
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I have no opinion about the appearance but I'll bet the moving would be a nightmare. And case repairs would be really tricky.


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Re: New Kengo Kuma Fazioli [Re: pianoloverus] #2779609
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It looks like a large comb for Fazioli's hair!!
-chris


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Re: New Kengo Kuma Fazioli [Re: Ralphiano] #2779610
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Originally Posted by Ralphiano
Originally Posted by precise
It's vile and tasteless.


That's harsh.


Harsh but fair smile




Re: New Kengo Kuma Fazioli [Re: pianoloverus] #2779622
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Fazioli certainly knows how to promote the company with these one-off designs!


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Re: New Kengo Kuma Fazioli [Re: pianoloverus] #2779628
11/09/18 07:49 PM
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shocked A bit shocking... shocked

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Re: New Kengo Kuma Fazioli [Re: pianoloverus] #2779671
11/10/18 12:21 AM
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It was spec'ed to suit the interior of a an arty, high end hotel not your replica of a vienese ballroom. Horses for courses.

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Re: New Kengo Kuma Fazioli [Re: precise] #2779698
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Originally Posted by precise
Originally Posted by Ralphiano
Originally Posted by precise
It's vile and tasteless.


That's harsh.


Harsh but fair smile


How about 'yet more ridiculous designer junk' ?

edit: sorry, forgot to include 'pretentious'

Last edited by gwing; 11/10/18 04:51 AM.
Re: New Kengo Kuma Fazioli [Re: pianoloverus] #2779719
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I like it!


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Re: New Kengo Kuma Fazioli [Re: pianoloverus] #2779724
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Piano for a magician:

"Pick a card, any card"

Ian


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2016 Blüthner Model A
Re: New Kengo Kuma Fazioli [Re: pianoloverus] #2779734
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It looks like it's made out of layers of cardboard stuck together. haha

Re: New Kengo Kuma Fazioli [Re: pianoloverus] #2779741
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The design commission was to reflect the architecture of the building. I think the stacked wood captures the appearance of the open balconies, and the solid areas reflects the windows of the offices. I like the building more than the piano, but I'd say it did a pretty good job honoring the design request.


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