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Acoustics

Reducing Office Noise With Soundproof Folding Room Dividers

From homes to businesses, there are often times when a little…
August 4, 2017/by Jessica Dodson

10 Beautiful Acoustic Products You Won’t Want to Hide

You are already likely well aware of the benefits of incorporating…
June 21, 2017/by Jessica Dodson

Acoustic Design in Education: Creating the Perfect Learning Environment

Quiet please! A recent study has reported that many students…
May 15, 2017/by Jessica Dodson

5 Quick Design Fixes for Noise In Open Offices

The Noise Problem Unnecessary noise sucks. If you’ve ever…
May 12, 2017/by Victoria Schulte

Hotel Lobby Acoustics Checklist

Acoustic physics is not a simple science. But for hotels, public…
March 21, 2017/by Zach William

A Learning Curve: Fixing Classroom Acoustics

If you can’t hear what the teacher is saying, it can be difficult…
March 19, 2017/by Victoria Schulte

7 Restaurants with Great Acoustic Design

Your restaurant can be beautiful, with sleek decor, alluring…
March 8, 2017/by Zach William

Office Acoustics: The Definitive Guide to Addressing Workplace Noise Issues

Today’s offices are much more open and designed for ‘collaboration”…
February 1, 2017/by Zach William

4 Tips To Create More Productive Conference Rooms

Consider the conference room – home to your most vital…
October 20, 2016/by Victoria Schulte

Understanding Acoustic Design: Part 3

In the previous parts of this series, acoustic consultant…
September 20, 2016/by Victoria Schulte

Understanding Acoustic Design: Part 2

In the first part of this series, acoustic consultant James…
September 14, 2016/by Victoria Schulte

Understanding Acoustic Design: Part 1

September 2, 2016/by Victoria Schulte

CASE STUDY: DE SOTO CAREER CENTER

Control acoustics in an Educational tenant improvement project…
September 2, 2016/by sandbox

5 Ways to Manage Noise in Open Offices

We’ve all seen (and maybe envied) the new prototype “millennial…
June 24, 2016/by Victoria Schulte

4 Ways To Fix Echo in High Ceiling Offices

It's a pretty simple recipe: high ceilings + hard floor +…
June 8, 2016/by Victoria Schulte

CASE STUDY CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF PITTSBURGH

February 2, 2016/by sandbox

23 Decorative Acoustic Panel Ideas

Acoustic panels help reduce unwanted reflected sound in any…
January 29, 2016/by Zach William

Case Studies

7 Alternative Solutions to Ugly Cubicles

We’ve all seen them—the felt-covered, morale-draining eyesore…
September 18, 2017/by Jessica Dodson

Inspire Your Design With These 7 Wall Treatment Trends

You’re planning a new space and have the perfect design in…
September 18, 2017/by Jessica Dodson

Finding Better Acoustic Ceiling Solutions for Commercial Spaces

Whether you’re an architect or designer, it is crucial to include…
September 18, 2017/by Jessica Dodson

5 Ways To Use Natural Products In Design

Whether you’re a minimalist or love all things bold, today’s…
September 18, 2017/by Jessica Dodson

Acoustics in Worship Spaces

Ever since we started building structures dedicated to the observance…
August 22, 2017/by Jessica Dodson

7 Natural Materials Used in Modern Restaurant Design

Any restaurant owner knows it’s important to serve great food…
August 22, 2017/by Jessica Dodson

CASE STUDY: DE SOTO CAREER CENTER

Control acoustics in an Educational tenant improvement project…
September 2, 2016/by sandbox

CASE STUDY: LIQUID ADVERTISING OFFICE

Liquid Advertising values dynamic thinking, so Verdego Design…
August 15, 2016/by sandbox

CASE STUDY: ULTIMATE SOFTWARE CORPORATE OFFICE

In redesigning Ultimate Software’s office space, P2 Interiors…
August 3, 2016/by sandbox

CASE STUDY: Galleria Clubhouse

June 10, 2016/by Victoria Schulte

CASE STUDY: MARGARITAVILLE

May 31, 2016/by sandbox

CASE STUDY: 1700 Chestnut Lobby and Theater

Eimer Design needed an eye-catching acoustic solution to absorb…
March 15, 2016/by sandbox

CASE STUDY CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF PITTSBURGH

February 2, 2016/by sandbox

Case Study Kirei Hotel Indigo

January 8, 2016/by sandbox

Case Study Kirei Honu

January 8, 2016/by sandbox

Case Study EchoPanel Gage

January 8, 2016/by sandbox

Case Study EchoPanel Murdoch

December 21, 2015/by sandbox

Classrooms & Education Spaces

Design Trends

Reducing Office Noise With Soundproof Folding Room Dividers

From homes to businesses, there are often times when a little…
August 4, 2017/by Jessica Dodson

Incorporating Geometric Design Trends in Your Space

While geometric designs are super trendy right now, they’ve…
July 6, 2017/by Jessica Dodson

7 Colorful Office Products to Boost Creativity

The Power of Color Color can seriously impact productivity.…
June 20, 2017/by Victoria Schulte

10 Commercial Spaces Using This Little Known Natural Product

As the environmental impact of buildings and building products…
March 27, 2017/by Zach William

Commercial Interior Design Trends for 2017

With a new year comes unexpected new design trends. We’ve put…
January 3, 2017/by Zach William

Top 5 Acoustic Design Projects of 2016

This year has been full of success stories for Kirei. We’ve…
December 7, 2016/by Victoria Schulte

7 Sustainable Products for the Responsible Designer

Sustainability in architecture and interior design is nothing…
November 10, 2016/by Victoria Schulte

4 Tips To Create More Productive Conference Rooms

Consider the conference room – home to your most vital…
October 20, 2016/by Victoria Schulte

Commercial Office Design: The Anatomy of Highly Productive Office Spaces

Commercial Office Design is not just an art, it’s also part…
October 17, 2016/by Zach William

4 Ways To Fix Echo in High Ceiling Offices

It's a pretty simple recipe: high ceilings + hard floor +…
June 8, 2016/by Victoria Schulte

Bamboo Veneer: 17 Ideas for Architects & Designers that Go Beyond Flooring

As green building certifications like LEED and SEED go from bonus…
March 3, 2016/by Zach William

Green, Sustainability, and LEED

Hotel and Restaurant Design

News, Media & Press

Interior Design

Offices & Workspaces

The 3 Most Common Acoustic Mistakes in Office Design & How to Avoid Them

It happens all the time. You spent months with an architect designing…
August 22, 2017/by Jessica Dodson

7 Colorful Office Products to Boost Creativity

The Power of Color Color can seriously impact productivity.…
June 20, 2017/by Victoria Schulte

5 Quick Design Fixes for Noise In Open Offices

The Noise Problem Unnecessary noise sucks. If you’ve ever…
May 12, 2017/by Victoria Schulte

The Three Bears of Office Acoustics: Too Loud, Too Quiet, and Just Right

Let’s talk about office noise and more importantly, office…
March 6, 2017/by Victoria Schulte

Office Acoustics: The Definitive Guide to Addressing Workplace Noise Issues

Today’s offices are much more open and designed for ‘collaboration”…
February 1, 2017/by Zach William

19 Commercial Office Design Ideas to Steal From Kirei’s Image Gallery

  Commercial office buildings don’t need to be…
October 25, 2016/by Zach William

4 Tips To Create More Productive Conference Rooms

Consider the conference room – home to your most vital…
October 20, 2016/by Victoria Schulte

Commercial Office Design: The Anatomy of Highly Productive Office Spaces

Commercial Office Design is not just an art, it’s also part…
October 17, 2016/by Zach William

Understanding Acoustic Design: Part 2

In the first part of this series, acoustic consultant James…
September 14, 2016/by Victoria Schulte

5 Ways to Manage Noise in Open Offices

We’ve all seen (and maybe envied) the new prototype “millennial…
June 24, 2016/by Victoria Schulte

4 Ways To Fix Echo in High Ceiling Offices

It's a pretty simple recipe: high ceilings + hard floor +…
June 8, 2016/by Victoria Schulte

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