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Product Feature: Cadence

Posted: Dec 13, 2017

Internal Acoustics have become an issue in recent times due to the materials used in modern internal décor and iKoustic have a new product in our range to improve this by increasing the amount of absorptive material - reducing the Reverberation Time.

Cadence comes in a range of stock sizes and bespoke sizes if you require and in 15 different colours. Not only do they look beautiful, but each comes with a wonderfully engineered stand-off bolt to improve acoustic performance.

Making Waves (a series of twelve) - #9 Top 5 Most Loved / Hated Sounds

Posted: Dec 05, 2017

What do you think the most hated sounds are? And what are the most loved sounds? iKoustic Soundproofing got hold of the list and there are some surprises on there. 

Sound is all around you every single day. In fact, unless you're in space or a vacuum silence isn't actually possible. So it's pretty important to enjoy (or at least  not hate!) what you're listening to. 

iKoustic Soundproofing | Zabludowicz Collection: Anechoic Chamber Making Of

Posted: Nov 01, 2017

"An Anechoic Chamber is most often designed to create a desirable testing space for such examples as; Response of Loudspeakers and Microphones, Loudness of General Electronic Equipment or Simulating Spatial Acoustics for Concert Halls in the design process, it is also used as a training facility for Astronauts in NASA – “Astronauts do part of their training in anechoic chambers at NASA, so they can learn to cope with the silence of space.” https://www.theguardian.com

Product Feature: Adagio

Posted: Oct 20, 2017

With recent trends of modernist décor in open plan offices, restaurants and bars is that they often feature reflective surfaces, resulting in very poor acoustic environments consisting of high levels of reverberation which can contribute to a negative experience with your brand.

Speech is the one of the more common noise issues, as people become more engaged in conversation in a busier space they increase the loudness of their voice to be heard above others and this continues to raise - this is known as the Lombard Effect.

Making Waves (a series of twelve) - #8 Design vs Practicality

Posted: Oct 19, 2017

Being constantly subjected to unwanted, loud or distracting noise can affect your health not only physically, but also psychologically. It's a fact that just 15 minutes of maximum volume headphone use will cause the start of hearing loss, but mental health, productivity and happiness can be affected when your sound environment isn't a healthy one. 

Product Feature: Tecsound SY

Posted: Oct 06, 2017

iKoustic sit down to talk about Tecsound SY and all of it's benefits in which we use for soundproofing walls, floors and ceilings.

Review: Making Of

In our review of Tecsound we wanted to put together an accessible, interactive video to capture the ethos of iKoustic, our brand values and our extensive knowledge on the Tecsound range.

Making Waves (a series of twelve) - #7 Shut Up!

Posted: Sep 26, 2017

Open plan offices are becoming more and more popoular as collaborative freelance work and large frequencies of people are used within the same room - this can be problematic in understanding each other and missing important information as well as at the same time, being disrupted by conversation between people can be a cause for decreased concentration.

These can be designed with a lot of reflective surfaces and poor treatment between rooms with low end suspended ceiling systems for example, there are multiple ways in which you can soundproof an office.

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