The Hovalin: A 3D Printed Violin

Kaitlyn Hova and her husband, cofounders of Hova Labs, have recently created the Hovalin, a 3D printable acoustic violin. Last December at “The Long Conversation” event at the Smithsonian Arts & Industries Building, Hova performed on a Hovalin while colorful lights seeped through its transparent structure. The colors represented what Hova experiences with synesthesia, a neurological condition in which one sense (in this case hearing) stimulates another sense (in this case sight).

You can view her performance here:

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