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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....

Implicit and invisible

Implicit and invisible

Individuals and small startups are usually held to be lagging behind when it comes to the research resources that big companies enjoy. However, this disparity is greatly diminished in the domains that emphasize creativity, where one single novel idea is often enough to make a difference. No matter how big and rich a company you are, you just cannot plan in advance for a steady flow of innovation. At Meze, as in most small companies, the information flows seamlessly between...