Where are we now – I am writing this back from one of our walking meetings. Those are always just as productive as they are effortless. We head out of home, on foot – sometimes out of grandma’s home, where we had lunch – and take the stairs to the beach. It’s a ten minutes ...
Music making is a creative, happiness-releasing act. You also want it to be pain-free for your back and your eyes. Yet our technological devices are designed for portability, not ergonomics, resulting in long hours hunched over our devices in a “powerless position” (Michalak et al. 2014). Besides putting a strain equivalent to a 7 years ...
“These Eye-Catching Desktop Synth Stands Demand Your Attention – Cremacaffé are the makers behind some of the most innovatively designed desktop stands for synths and music machines we’ve seen. They are made from plywood and feature rubber anti-slip feet. The photos speak for themselves.“– ASK•AUDIO
“Best Stands for iPad Pro (10.5 and 12.9) – KOLIBRI – Best of all, it collapses into its component parts for easy storage and travel, so you can build a solid iPad Pro workspace whether your desk is in your office or on a plane.”– iMore.com
“THE BEST VALUE – Cremacaffè Stands: In terms of bang for your buck, these are easily the quickest way to spruce up your working environment.” (“Studio Furniture”, article on FM issue Feb. 2017)– Future Music Magazine
“While a simple stand may not seem that important it really does help speed up productivity when you’re comfortable and able to navigate between multiple devices with a simple glance.”
Studio Ergonomics: A Healthy Production Space
“KOOL KOSMO DESKTOP SYNTH STAND. Simple solution to perennial problem – indeed raising up the screen will save you neck problems in the long run – a lesson learned by experience here at Sonic Towers.” KOSMO– SonicState.com
“We’ve seen laptop/tablet stands before, but this Italian offering looks particularly stylish and flexible.” KOLIBRI– MusicRadar.com
“Couldn’t wait to get my KOSMO stand from Cremacaffè – On opening the very swift to arrive envelope, the first thing that hits you is the gorgeous smell of the wooden pieces.” KOSMO– Loopmasters.com | Paul Willard, Product Manager
Elisa Andretti is an architect & designer, experimenting at all available scales with natural materials, structural geometries and sustainable lifecycles. Her studies and working experience span between Malta, Italy and Finland (MSc. Architecture, Italy 2007; MSc. Creative Sustainability, Aalto University, Finland 2014; European Prize for Waste Reduction, Bruxelles 2010). Elisa takes care of all Cremacaffè designs, and is currently involved in art & architecture projects between Finland and Sicily.
Andrea Milana is a marketing specialist with a passion for music making and digital media. A synth enthusiast, engaged in the music industry for a lifetime, Andrea has co-owned three recording studios, in Italy and in Malta, and has worked for Roland (Italy), Propellerhead (Malta) and Genelec (Finland) between 2001 and 2014. Currently collaborating on music projects between Sweden, Malta, UK and Finland. He’s the media mind behind Cremacaffè Design.