Fellow luthiers and close friends Adriano Sérgio and Michael Spalt have joined to bring you a stimulating display of playable art at the Guitar Summit in Mannheim (September 27th to 29th). Michael and Adriano both draw an arc from the musical instrument in its best form to art pieces infused with very different approaches. Michael, who is well known for his collage-art guitar tops will re-introduce several models of his TOTEM-X.2 series… Read More
“When you sit down to talk with many guitar luthiers, the story of how they got into building is often uncannily similar: They fell in love with the sounds of some famous guitar god during their teen years and started playing not too long after that. Eventually they took their first foray into DIY by modding their own instrument, followed by a stab at replicating, say, a Tele, a Les Paul, or… Read More
Check out the video to have a preview of the Ergon Summer Collection for 2018: Lx Narazé – Inspired by the giant waves that crash on the shores of Nazaré, in Portugal. BT MW – A custom order influenced by the mythical ’59 sunburst. Coimbra MK – A “Lord of the Rings” themed, thin-body Coimbra design Porto Douro – An over-sized hollow body, with a design inspired by the shape of a… Read More
Ergon Guitars will have the pleasure of being part of Guitar Summit 2018 in Mannheim’s Rosegarten this coming weekend. From September 7th to 9th you can come by our spot in the exhibition and see the four instrument with brought with us to the show – Coimbra MK, Lx Narazé, Porto Douro and BT MW. Enjoy the chance to look and listen to them in person!
The Ergon Amarante de Souza-Cardoso II. Inspired by the portuguese painter Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso, born in Amarante and one of the most renowed modernist painters of his time. It is one of the guitars that belong to the RED Collection, envisioned by the Projects of Three, a collaboration between the luthier Adriano Sérgio (Ergon Guitars), Michael Spalt (Spalt Instruments) and Ulrich Teuffel (Teuffel Guitars).
The Ergon Amarante de Souza-Cardoso. Inspired by the portuguese painter Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso, born in Amarante and one of the most renowed modernist painters of his time.
The Ergon Lisboa RSP is an homage inspired by work of luthier Rolf Spuler, of Paradis Guitars. The bookmatched Tamo ash top was kindly provided by the customer, who was an aquaintance of this great guitar builder. A testament to how wondeful works of art can continue to generate more art, even after the original creator is sadly no longer with us. I was suprised to see the similarity of the curves… Read More