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Acoustic Solutions for the Design-minded

Acoustic Solutions for the Design-minded

Presented by Acoustic Blinds | 3:00 PM, 8th June 2022

Dulcet tones and dashing shades with Nufelt

Dulcet tones and dashing shades with Nufelt

A stylish acoustic treatment, Materialised is bringing Nufelt to Australian shores, a wool-look felt wall covering made to suit any aesthetic.

Expert acoustics advice for fine tuning the dining experience

Expert acoustics advice for fine tuning the dining experience

Autex Acoustics technical development manager sheds light on the nuances of acoustic design for hospitality settings and the dos and don’ts of restaurant acoustics.

A symphony for our eyes: When acoustic solutions meet innovative design

A symphony for our eyes: When acoustic solutions meet innovative design

“As true believers of good design, we can’t sit still. We need to get our hands dirty, pushing the limits and testing the boundaries.” Backed by over 30 years of research and design expertise, Autex Acoustics reinvigorates their brand identity in 2021.

6 office acoustics solutions for harmony in the hybrid workplace

6 office acoustics solutions for harmony in the hybrid workplace

Could office acoustics be the key to finding harmony as we adapt to new and hybrid ways of work? Here are our top six acoustics solutions for hybrid workplaces.

Keeping everything hushed up inside

Keeping everything hushed up inside

Excessive noise has a range of negative benefits that can distract. Materialised’s acoustic products are suitable for busy spaces irrespective of industry.

Our ‘Workplace Progress’ issue is now online

Our ‘Workplace Progress’ issue is now online

For those yet to experience Indesign #83, our ‘Workplace Progress’ issue in full, here’s news that ought to please you.

Inside Indesign #83, the ‘Workplace Progress’ issue

Inside Indesign #83, the ‘Workplace Progress’ issue

Our ‘Workplace Progress’ issue—on sale from 25 March 2021—examines the shifting goal posts of workplace design, and shares the most notable contemporary insights, perspectives and projects in the space today.

Design for efficiency and style at the ACT Law Courts

Design for efficiency and style at the ACT Law Courts

Following its recent expansion, the ACT Law Courts needed more than just a fresh coat of paint. The resulting fit-out showcases an effective, architectural approach to acoustics.

Screenwood Panels Provide Acoustic Comfort at Sydney’s Lowy Institute

Screenwood Panels Provide Acoustic Comfort at Sydney’s Lowy Institute

Screenwood Blackbutt panels were selected by Prestige Joinery to assist with reverberation control and acoustic comfort at the Lowy Institute in Sydney.

Offecct’s Frank Lloyd Wright ‘Textile’ concrete blocks

Offecct’s Frank Lloyd Wright ‘Textile’ concrete blocks

The iconic Frank Lloyd Wright intricate pattern for concrete blocks has been reincarnated as Offecct’s trademark acoustic panel Soundwave.

Offecct revives the Frank Lloyd Wright ‘Textile’ concrete blocks

Offecct revives the Frank Lloyd Wright ‘Textile’ concrete blocks

The iconic Frank Lloyd Wright intricate pattern for concrete blocks has been reincarnated as Offecct’s trademark acoustic panel Soundwave.

Luxxbox’s Acoustic lighting gets an A+

Luxxbox’s Acoustic lighting gets an A+

Architectural lighting cannot always be described as fun. Luxxbox’s recent Architizer A+ award win shows that good design, with a fun twist, should always win out.

How Screenwood turns down the sound and turns up design

How Screenwood turns down the sound and turns up design

Spread over four levels, the Melbourne Administrative Appeals Tribunal’s new office finishes needed something special – contributing to flow as well as acoustic design. Luckily, Screenwood had the answer.

Offecct, from Flokk

Offecct, from Flokk

It’s proven that good air and sound quality improves our creativity and our well-being in the office but nearly everybody still ignores this – Offecct isn’t everybody.

How do you design for acoustic excellence?

How do you design for acoustic excellence?

The new Yamaha Showroom in South Melbourne needed surfaces that were more than just good-looking – being a musical space, peak acoustic resonance was also required, which is why STUDIOMINT turned to Screenwood.

Keep it Down in There! Acoustic Furniture for Today’s Busy Offices

Keep it Down in There! Acoustic Furniture for Today’s Busy Offices

With the launch of ThinkingQuietly, a new range of high-performance acoustic furniture from ThinkingWorks, Stylecraft continues their tradition of providing the Australian market with the latest and greatest in commercial furniture.

A Secret History of Workplace Design: The Death of the Cubicle + The Rise of Acoustics

A Secret History of Workplace Design: The Death of the Cubicle + The Rise of Acoustics

How does A+D respond to the most invisible yet most pervasive problem in workspaces today? Let’s turn the volume down a touch.

Screenwood’s Adaptable Acoustics

Screenwood’s Adaptable Acoustics

With Screenwood panels you don’t have to prioritise function over form.

BuzziSpace + Zenith Interiors: The Science of Sound

BuzziSpace + Zenith Interiors: The Science of Sound

For Belgian company BuzziSpace, silence and style go hand-in-hand. Along with Zenith Interiors, BuzziSpace is committed to rethinking the management of noise in our workspaces – leading the charge of acoustic engineering in product design.

How is design making us healthy?

How is design making us healthy?

Businesses are finally understanding how precious employees’ health is, and the design industry needs expert consultants to deliver projects that meet these expectations. Welnis shares its 10 key wellness elements for human-centric wellbeing in the built environment.