Carl Tatz

Studio Designer and Principal
Carl Tatz Design® LLC

Carl Tatz is the award-winning studio designer and principal of Nashville-based Carl Tatz Design® LLC. Drawing upon his thirty plus years of experience as a GRAMMY©-nominated engineer/producer, award-winning commercial studio owner (Recording Arts), five-time nominee/one -time recipient of the TEC Award for his proprietary turnkey PhantomFocus™ MixRoom™ design for Vintage King Nashville, he has shared his unique acoustic approach in lectures and on panels at such esteemed venues as Berklee College of Music, SAE, NAMM and Summer NAMM, the Art Institute, MIX Nashville, EARS Chicago, Blackbird Academy and various AES events. His design work encompasses commercial, educational, personal recording studios, private screening rooms and is the creator of the PhantomFocus™ System monitor tuning protocol and PhantomFocus line of Ultra High Definition precision monitoring instruments.

Awards & Credits:

Four-time Creative TEC Award nominee, one-time winner for Studio Design

Technical TEC Award nominee for the PhantomFocus Master Engineer’s Series eChair™

Eight Time Recipient of Mix Magazine Class Of Issue

Creator of the PhantomFocus™ System monitoring protocol

Creator of the PhantomFocus PFM HD and UHD-1000 Monitors

Creator of the PhantomFocus PFM ICE Cube-12 Subwoofer

Co-designer of the Carl Tatz Signature Series™ acoustic modules by Auralex

Co-designer of the Carl Tatz Edition line of workstations by Argosy

Co-designer of the PhantomFocus System eChair™

Co-designer of the PhantomFocus speaker stand by Sound Anchor