A series of premium audio products developed to deliver the ultimate musical experience in headphones
Don’t just listen… Feel the music
The quintessential design for premium sound quality
Design inspired by wind
Delivering not only a great sound experience, but also a unique story
There are no design artifices employed in the Signature Series. Every single element is, in essence, driven by function. We did this so that users could understand how great the sound quality is, and why, just by looking at the product. We want users to enjoy this unprecedented sound quality experience together with the unique story told by the product.
Shogo Yashiro, Art Director
Conveying the flow of sound with form
Going back to the roots of the first-generation Walkman
We returned to the beginning of Sony’s breakthrough concept for portable music, the first-generation Walkman, to create new value with the NW-WM1Z by pursuing the ultimate in a portable sound quality experience revamped for modern listening styles. Sound quality comes before all else, and I think we definitely achieved that with this new model.
Tanaka , Designer
Employing a wall to eliminate distortion and vibration
Connecting authentic sound and usability
How can we help users intuitively operate a shape and layout that are created first and foremost to achieve great sound quality? This was a key in developing a design for the Signature Series that syncs essential functions with usability to achieve a product that lets users experience premium sound quality in true comfort.
Deguchi , Designer