Why do we need to regulate sound in environments where we meet and socialize? Well, first of all we feel better when we are in a well balanced acoustic environment where we can make ourselves understood without having to shout. We are affected by all our senses and well balanced sound relaxes the brain which normally have to work hard to shut out and filter unwanted noises which causes fatigue. In the menu to the left, we list Offecct products with sound absorbing qualities.
Example 1: NON AUDIO RETAINED ROOM
This is an example of a restaurant environment which is furnished without consideration for acoustic qualities in the room. The only thing in the room that helps reduce the reverb and annoying sound frequencies are the people and the furniture with it’s fabric. Listen to the example below.
Example 2: AUDIO RETAINED ROOM
This is the same restaurant, with the same number of seats and guests. But, the room has been furnished with acoustic objects. The new interior elements have reduced the unwanted frequencies and created an environment where people can relax and enjoy the social interaction as well as the food. Listen to the result below.