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Baldwin Custom House: Traditional Pianos Gone Wild

Baldwin Piano Releases Wild Designs and Customized Paints with New Line of Pianos

10.09.2007

Baldwin Custom House continues to change the face of the piano industry through its focus on innovative and creative hand-built, limited edition designs. The company has created the “Exotic Collection” with wild designs and customized paints.  Each piano boasts its own dramatic, exotic, fun or elegant custom paint job that exquisitely showcases the true artistic nature of the Baldwin Custom House.  From a striking striped zebra print to a whimsical abalone white grand, to a tied-dyed design with a happy face and one with a Hawaiian style sunset, Baldwin Custom House has created pianos that can serve as works of art in any finely designed home or as a stylized gift to fit any personality.  With the launch of the Exotic Collection, Baldwin is demonstrating the future of piano design with the highest level of craftsmanship and unique custom models partnered with whimsical fun and inspiration from some of the world’s most creative artists and customizers.

With names like The Tuxedo, Beauty in B Minor, American Flag Vertical, Feelin’ Groovy, French Quarter, Glitz & Glamour, The Majesty, The Flame, The Princess, and The Tuxedo, Baldwin Custom House offers an astounding 20 new designs in the new Exotic Collection to offer plenty of variety for any individual to find just the right piano style:

Abalone: This whimsical white grand features an iridescent finish with furniture-style legs and a special iridescent plate color.

Baldwin Custom House Abalone
Beauty in B Minor: With its rich tones of gold and burgundy this piano was designed to replicate the painting Beauty in B Minor by abstract artist Michael Ethridge. 

American Flag Vertical: With a brilliant American flag style, this vertical piano emanates a patriotic feel. 

 

Baroque: Representative of the beautiful Baroque period, this high polished ebony grand features a carved music desk, uniquely cut lid, lathed legs and lyre column. 

 

Dark Blue: The eye catching color and style of this piano is a particular favorite of many jazz musicians. 

Feelin’ Groovy: Take a trip back in time with this tie dye creation featuring a green plate, colored keys and custom smiley face music desk and lid. 

French Quarter: Drawing inspiration from the extravagant feathers of the peacock, this high polished mahogany grand features rich pink inlays throughout the music desk, legs and bracket. 

Glitz & Glamour : Exuding glitz and glamour with its spectacular gold finish and gold trip, this piano is absolutely stunning. 

The Majesty: Fit for royalty, this mahogany grand features gold leaf accents, furniture-style legs, and ornately carved music desk and lid. 

Parisian: Inspired by the Parisian night life, this grand features mahogany accents, a hand painted mural of the Eiffel Tower and scalloped music desk. 

Purple Passion: This contemporary purple marble finish combined with black plate, purple felt and nickel hardware makes a bold statement. 

Silver Shimmer: This classic high-polished ebony grand has been transformed with dazzling silver shimmer finish, nickel hardware and a silver plate.  Also comes in a vertical model. 

Baldwin Custom House Silver Shimmer

The Flame: Hand painted hot rod flames and intricate pin-striping make this high-polished ebony 6’3” grand one of a kind.  Also available in 5’2” and 5’8”. 

Baldwin Custom House The Flame

The Princess: Studded with hundreds of tiny crystal, this white 5’2” grand features a pink plate, pink sharps, nickel hardware and rhinestone accented decals sure to please any princess. 

Baldwin Custom House The Princess

The Scroll: Elaborate metallic scroll work embellishes the lid, rim, music desk and legs of this unique high-polished ebony grand. 

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The Tuxedo: Inspired by the Art Deco period this high-polished ebony grand features white trip parts, black keys and white sharps, nickel hardware and a white plate.

Tropical Sunset: Purple and pink hibiscus flowers and a tropical sunset cover the lid, rim and music desk of this white high polished grand piano. 

Baldwin Custom House Tropical Sunset

The Zebra: Go wild with this bold black and white piano, which features a red plate, nickel hardware, and red, white and black keys.   

Two Tone Bubinga: Inspired by the exotic wood from Africa, this high polished ebony grand accentuates the richness of the wood grain. 

Baldwin Custom House Two Tone Bubinga

The focus of Baldwin Custom House is the finest quality and artistic flavor available to create a fine piece of art.  Highly skilled craftsmen and artists have been hired to ensure the highest level of excellence, and an apprenticeship program has been launched to train the artisans of the future. 

Baldwin has been “America’s Favorite Piano” since 1862, when former music teacher D.H. Baldwin opened his music store in Cincinnati, Ohio.  At the turn of the twentieth century, Baldwin pianos won international awards, and by the end of the century, Baldwin was the largest American piano maker.  Baldwin joined Gibson Guitar Corp. in 2001.

 


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