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  • Saltwood Photoshoot @ Ozeano Studio

    Saltwood Photoshoot @ Ozeano Studio

    We did a photoshoot at the Ozeano Studio in Pamplona together with our friend and professional photographer, Nick D’Arville. The studio was like a thief’s den – full with objet trouvé that the designers had been collecting over countless years, and which were now beautifully curated in their studio. We chose an early morning, when…

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  • Stuffed and Ready for the Oven (In Time For Christmas?)

    Stuffed and Ready for the Oven (In Time For Christmas?)

    Craig and Al have been in the workshop putting the padding into the Finisterre speakers. It seems as if we’re close to completing these new speakers! These materials help absorb sound waves inside the speaker cabinet, particularly standing waves and internal reflections. This absorption reduces sound coloration and distortion, which can occur when sound waves…

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  • Taking Pride in Meaningful Products

    Taking Pride in Meaningful Products

    A few quotes from an online rant that sums up nicely what a lot of people think about today’s world when contrasted to the clips of how people lived in the past. From “Joey vs the World” “There was almost like this collective pride in being a human-being walking amongst their creations. Look at the…

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  • Are Speakers An Art Or A Craft? And Are They Useful?

    Are Speakers An Art Or A Craft? And Are They Useful?

    Most people would probably say that loudspeakers are a craft. Certainly speakers that are made of solid natural wood and especially those that are made by hand. But what is a craft? What’s the difference between arts and crafts?  Crafts are typically understood to be something functional – something uselful. Art, on the other hand,…

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  • Article in Navarra Capital

    Article in Navarra Capital

    Originally posted in https://navarracapital.es/altavoces-inspirados-en-el-mar-y-creados-a-mano-en-pamplona/ and translated from Spanish. Alastair Waugh and Craig Thorburn settled in Pamplona more than a decade ago with their partners, both Spanish. His love for mountain bikes united the paths of this Brit and this New Zealander, who also share their love for music, surfing and the sea. From this combination,…

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