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Guitar Design Inspiration: What’s Trending?


Whether you’re an up-and-coming guitarist or an established artist with an impressive musical career, using the right instrument(s) is imperative. If you skimp on design, you’ll end up making a not-so-great impression on your audience.

While doubling down on performance is important, taking the instrument’s design into consideration is just as essential. And if the instrument in question is a guitar, you can’t afford to sideline design under any circumstances. If you’re looking for guitar design inspiration, we’ve got you covered. Continue reading for a closer look at what’s trending!


1.Modern Faux Rock Guitars

2021 has been the year of modern faux rock guitars. Known for their incredible aesthetic appeal, toughness, durability, and stability, these incredible guitars check off all the boxes. If you’re looking to stand out in the competitive music industry, make sure your guitar is a one-of-a-kind.

EddieA, renowned guitar luthier and guitarist, is known for creating sleek, sophisticated, and timeless guitar designs that are perfect for modern artists. His designs carry a touch of pizzazz and flamboyancy to help artists hold their own in an industry that’s saturated with the same ol’ guitar designs. By giving his customers a creative edge, EddieA helps make their presence more unique and memorable.


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2.Deep Colors

Over the past few years, deep guitar colors have slowly started to replace light hues. While it ultimately comes down to your personal preferences, people have been loving bold colors that make a powerful impact. Black, grey, deep brown, and deep auburn guitars have been trending owing to their eye-catching appeal.

It’s important to note that ensuring the right color for each component is key. While the body should have deep, warm tones, the neck should be slightly cooler and lighter. This makes for incredible contrast, and adds depth and dimension to the instrument.

Of course, deviations are welcome. However, your guitar should largely follow the ideal color philosophy that has been trending lately. If it entirely deviates from the philosophy, keep looking!

At Rock Guitars, we carefully design our guitars with aesthetic appeal and the color philosophy in mind. Each guitar is cohesively designed to ensure the colors complement each other.


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3.Unique Headstocks


If your guitar has a boring headstock, you may want to upgrade it. In 2021, guitarists have love unique headstocks, and guitar luthiers have been gleefully obliging with this quirky request.

Sprucing up the headstock is a great way to enliven your guitar without going overboard. By keeping the neck neutral and using the same eccentric design for the body and headstock, guitar luthiers can maximize aesthetic appeal.

If you’re on the hunt for a new guitar, make sure the headstock is a sight for sore eyes. You’ll manage to stand out from the crowd, and add a touch of pizzazz to your musical style!

Check out our collection of high-performance guitars to up your game this year. Our founder, EddieA, designs and engineers a wide range of guitars so you can rest assured that you’ll find something that resonates with you.

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