Comparing two classics of electric guitar design, The Fender Stratocaster and The Gibson Les Paul. Next up? The case for the Fender Stratocaster. Design and Ergonomics The Fender Stratocaster has been described as ‘The Perfect Electric Guitar’, an exercise in form following function. Not a single element on the instrument is superfluous, everything has a…Continue…Why the Fender Stratocaster is better than the Gibson Les Paul.