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Friday, March 01, 2013 - 11:42 AM

A Guideline to Meinl Cymbals - Part 1

Have you seen our 2013 Cymbal Guide yet?

The 2013 Meinl Cymbal Guide

Every year we put a lot of thoughts in our new catalog. For our 2013 issue however we came up with a whole new concept. Not just as far as graphic design is concerned, but also how to simplify and categorize our entire cymbal portfolio. It all looks clean and so simple, but there is a lot of thought behind it. To make something look simple yet appealing is a big challenge.

One thing you notice is that we didn't call it a "catalog". It is a "Cymbal Guide". It's not merely about listing the products; it's about guiding the drummers through our cymbal portfolio. 

I'm going to publish a series of blogs in which I will explain our ideas and concepts which are introduced in the 2013 Cymbal Guide. I invite you to become a part of the discussion.

You can get a printed copy through the worldwide music retail stores, or you can download a pdf here.

- norbert

Norbert Saemann

Norbert Saemann

With Meinl since 1990. International A&R, Event Management and Marketing

14 responses to "A Guideline to Meinl Cymbals - Part 1"

Mirkko posted on Mar 01, 2013 - 12:09 PM

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omkar tahan posted on Mar 01, 2013 - 12:16 PM

norbert i first saw you in benny greb's dvd over the years i have come to know more of you through facebook. just wanna say there are only a few people i know with exceptional dedication to their work and you are one of them

- norbert posted on Mar 01, 2013 - 12:46 PM

wow omkar thank you for your compliment - so nice.

Mys posted on Mar 01, 2013 - 15:20 PM

vorgestern war ich erst wieder im showroom zu besuch. ich bin so sehr beeindruckt von den neuen byzance ride cymbals, ich kann's gar nicht sagen. das 22' byzance extra dry thin ride wird schon bald teil meines setups sein, ich habe nur drauf gewartet, dass ihr es in einer thin variante anbietet.
vielen dank für eure betreuung, ich bleib euch treu.
grüße und bis bald

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