The brilliant Italian designer Federico Mauro is at it again with his newest guitar history photo series. In previous work Mauro has highlighted the iconic history of both cult film eyewear and some of the most well-known footwear. Now he pays homage to the expansive history of famous musicians and their guitars.
From Chuck Berry to Jimi Hendrix, all of the famous guitarists are covered in this all encompassing series. When you get to the level of musicianship that these icons have reached, your instrument becomes an extension of your artistic expression, conveying to the audience through the pervasive sounds of each string being struck the musical journey that extends to both emotional and intellectual thought. In essence the guitar becomes their paintbrush, used to convey their masterpiece. It's important to highlight the history of these famous guitarists because the past is what inspires the future.