Here at Flat Nine Design, our inspiration draws heavily on music. So, a musical reference seemed fitting when naming the business. For some wonderfully nerdy music theory explanations, see below.

At its basic level, the flatted ninth is the 9th interval of the major scale, lowered by a half step. Often times, jazz improvisation utilizes the flat 9 as a color tone on top of a dominant chord. This article goes a bit more in depth. For a more personal view on the subject, drop us a line and we can tell you all about it.