Statement Soundproofing: Contract Trend
April 05, 2013
With so many options on the market, sound absorption panels no longer have to fade into the background. From panels that double as wall art or multifunctional pieces of furniture, each of these panel designs bring a little something extra to the office.
As decorative as they are functional these Sound Absorbing Panels by Wobedo
absorb everyday mid-range frequency noises such as traffic, noisy kids and barking dogs. The panels come in a variety of shapes, sizes, styles, and colors.
Swedish brand Offect
’s Swell Panels
by Teppo Asikainen are designed to be used as lightweight sound absorbers in the upper frequency range (500 Hz and above). Offect describe the panels as ‘3D wallpaper’ that helps to reduce disturbing reflections of environmental noise such as voices, telephones etc.
These hexagon-shaped Träullit Dekor Sound Absorbing Panels
by Swedish designers Form Us With Love
are made from wood and cement. The two materials combine to form cement-bonded wood wool with a thermal-insulating, heat-retaining, fire-proof, and acoustic-absorbing structure.
Taking inspiration from the sunshades found on Oscar Niemeyer’s modernist architecture in Brasilia, these rotating acoustical BuzziBlinds
double as room dividers for defining and partitioning open-space offices.
are a series of floor-standing sound absorbing panels by swedish Note Design Studio
for manufacturer Zilenzio
. The panels’ generous thickness absorbs all the frequencies of human speech to create a more balanced sound level in crowded public spaces and offices. The panels are available in a range of geometric shapes and sizes.