Principal Ed Gilmore was summoned to a beautiful upstate property on the banks of the Hudson River, where a client was planning a barn conversion, creating a home office and yoga studio with scenic views of the water. The property, a working farm where llamas are bred and raised, is a two hour-plus drive north from Manhattan, and this finance executive had a minimalist but elegant vision for his space. One of the key stipulations was that he wanted superlative music playback that was unseen to the eye. Interruption of the open space due to bulky, unsightly loudspeakers was unthinkable. His expectations were for an engaging listening The open space designed for work and peaceful reflection experience to enjoy TIDAL and other streaming content along with an array of favorite podcasts.