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Wishblindness

Wishblindness

Wanting something feels coherent, but it’s anything like that: it is dynamic, messy, comes bundled with hundreds of other implicit desires. Like most human concepts, a cloud with blurry contours is a better analogy than a mathematical object. It is, as most of our mental life, hard to formalize. The recognition of this fact may have gave rise to the game with the evil genie that fulfills your wish in the worst possible way. About ten years ago, somewhere on...

Using Wood

Using Wood

We design headphones, we love it, and so we get to think a lot about these rather small objects that change people’s acoustic environments. Here, we’d like to share a bit about the part of the designing process that precedes everything else, the choice of materials. We kept choosing wood, a difficult and expensive medium; a broad, complex category of materials. Humanity co-evolved with this material. Our close primate tools are wooden spear-like weapons and ant-foraging kits, which suggests that...

Stop by

Stop by

Meze Headphones stops by at Simbio restaurant & bar in Bucharest. A modernised old building, part of the old city, that reminds us of the the patchwork of architectural styles that felicitously meet in Venice. The inside is both diverse and tactful. We sit in the Blue Room, on this quiet morning, field-testing a new pair. Simbio is usually lively, but there are hours, almost any day, when you can read, listen to your own thoughts or someone’s musical imagination....

The Meze 99 Classics - The first months recap

The Meze 99 Classics - The first months recap

It's been three months since the Meze 99 Classics Gold have started shipping, four months since one of the first reviews of the headphone surfaced, and seven months since the highly successful Indiegogo campaign for the 99 Classics was launched. In all this time we have seen the popularity of the Meze 99 Classics grow exponentially. We were convinced that the 99 Classics will be well received by the people who followed our crowdfunding journey, after all, the campaign reached...