Designing new iterations of a product is challenging enough, but it becomes even more complicated when it comes to creating musical instruments. If you are attempting to design and make an instrument, there are many things to consider.
A common goal in the redesign process is to make things simpler and less complicated. A more minimalist appeal is preferred these days, that is why there is the Donner Digital Piano (DDP-80), making a beautiful impression with its minimalist wooden finish. We also remember the Nomad Guitar and another one inspired by Greta James. This time, we present to you a Carbon Fiber Violin that is obviously very strong and durable yet remains very lightweight.
Designer: James Jiang
This fancy-looking carbon fiber violin comes in solid colors that are all beautiful. The primary model is black, but the model is also rendered in other colors. There’s blue, green, red, and silver in metallic finish but we can totally imagine this in different hues like pink, gold, and purple.
Designed by James Jiang, this acoustic instrument is made using new technologies and more durable materials. Violins are usually made of wood, but this new version is made of carbon fiber violin so we know it can last longer and with better quality. Together with injection molding, the new violin’s audio quality is optimized by working on tone instability. Not many people know this but wood usually causes instability because of the temperature and humidity. That is a fact, but this design of the carbon fiber violin eliminates those issues by changing the material.
Instead of wood, the violin is made of carbon fiber and this instrument comes with new technologies. The new carbon fiber material definitely makes the violin lighter and thinner–and still very durable. And with a more lightweight instrument, this then means violinists can practice longer without holding all the weight on their shoulders. As a result, the talented musician can enjoy more those long, remarkable concert performances without ever complaining.
A violin is not exactly a popular instrument, especially among children, but if you know how to play one, we can say you’re already good. The Carbon Fiber Violin is revolutionary as this project may inspire others to make carbon fiber instruments. Specifically, this entry has been recognized in the Design Award 2021 for its beautiful design and advantage. If you have a similar idea you want to share and submit, you can enter and click here to enroll for the 2022 Design Intelligence Awards FOR FREE!
This is not the first violin design we have seen and featured here as there was the IMI violin which we once described as a stringless Stradivarius. The Maestro electric violin from years ago was introduced with an innovative LED learning system that can be very useful. There was also that fool-proof violin and the Gavari semiacoustic violin making a beautiful impression even before you bow the instrument.