Never let it be said that British hi-fi is boring, or British hi-fi manufacturers for that matter.

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David Julian price writes .....

Never let it be said that British hi-fi is boring, or British hi-fi manufacturers for that matter. UK audio products are always interesting, but some of the characters behind them never cease to amaze me. Take Timothy Jung of My Audio Design for example, whose company name forms an acronym that gives you an idea of the sort of man you're dealing with...

Okay, he's not actually mad. But he did study art psychotherapy at Goldsmiths' College (where Mary Quant and Damien Hurst also trained), where he realised he "knew too little" so duly went on to spend eight years doing five other psychology training courses at different colleges of University of London - as you do. Timothy managed a couple of health projects in London, became a member of a health advisory panel to the British government, and Director of his own consultancy firm in London.

This isn't normal for a loudspeaker designer. Generally, if you want to follow this vocation, embarking upon an intricate study of the human mind is not the first thing you do. Oh, and there's more. Consider also that he worked at a string of top hotels around the world, culminating in managing The Ritz hotel in London. "It was a place where I met Elton John, Sting and many other great artists, producers, designers and members of Royal family", he tells me. "I regarded this time as taking my first degree in 'extreme attention to detail', bolstered by additional study in top end luxury lifestyles, bespoke design, diplomacy and communications."

In was only after having lived several lives that would .......

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