Sound Minds Acoustic Blog

Sound Leadership:

Victoria Cerami

At 27 years old, Victoria Cerami was faced with a choice. Would she step up to purchase her father's acoustic consulting firm? Here's how the decision changed her life and became integral to the success and growth of the firm.

Welcoming Respite:

The Award-winning
Goose Creek SRA

Safety Rest Areas form an intersection of culture and nature alongside the nation's highways. Here's how the winning design of Goose Creek SRA is refreshing travelers using SoundPly.

Welcoming Respite:

The Award-winning
Goose Creek SRA

Safety Rest Areas form an intersection of culture and nature alongside the nation's highways. Here's how the winning design of Goose Creek SRA is refreshing travelers using SoundPly.

Halepuna Waikiki:

How a City Hotel Became
Hawaii's Best

Known as the "House of Welcoming Waters," Halepuna Waikiki is an oasis within the city of Honolulu. How did a decorative acoustic ceiling help turn this urban hotel into a quiet, luxury retreat?

Halepuna Waikiki:

How a City Hotel Became
Hawaii's Best

Known as the "House of Welcoming Waters," Halepuna Waikiki is an oasis within the city of Honolulu. How did a decorative acoustic ceiling help turn this urban hotel into a quiet, luxury retreat?

Clean and Quiet:

Acoustic Solutions for Healthcare

In recent years, new breakthroughs in acoustic materials have opened up fresh possibilities for cleanable acoustic surfaces. You no longer need to choose between clean and quiet. The latest sound-absorbing and sound-blocking materials are felt-free and wipeable for easy cleaning.

Clean and Quiet:

Acoustic Solutions for Healthcare

In recent years, new breakthroughs in acoustic materials have opened up fresh possibilities for cleanable acoustic surfaces. You no longer need to choose between clean and quiet. The latest sound-absorbing and sound-blocking materials are felt-free and wipeable for easy cleaning.

In Between Point A and B:

MSP Reimagines the Journey

The Minneapolis-St. Paul airport needed a solution to control the noise produced by thousands of daily visitors in its most circulated route. Here's how they did it using SoundPly.

In Between Point A and B:

MSP Reimagines the Journey

The Minneapolis-St. Paul airport needed a solution to control the noise produced by thousands of daily visitors in its most circulated route. Here's how they did it using SoundPly.

Global Pandemic

Tips for Safety in the Open Office

There's increasing pressure to return to the office, even as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in much of the United States. From a design perspective, what can employers do to keep their staff safe? We asked professionals in the industry to share their insights for modifying open office design for health and safety. 

Global Pandemic

Tips for Safety in the Open Office

There's increasing pressure to return to the office, even as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in much of the United States. From a design perspective, what can employers do to keep their staff safe? We asked professionals in the industry to share their insights for modifying open office design for health and safety. 

Addressing Covid-19:

A New Fear Of The Open Office

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, much has changed. To help your firm consider how these changes will impact office design, we've compiled a list of questions to guide your next steps.

Addressing Covid-19:

A New Fear Of The Open Office

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, much has changed. To help your firm consider how these changes will impact office design, we've compiled a list of questions to guide your next steps.

Next Level Design:

Shaping the Sound of the
World's Largest Starbucks

How did designer Jill Enomoto coax customers past the first floor coffee bar? With creative, uplifting design at its best.

Next Level Design:

Shaping the Sound of the
World's Largest Starbucks

How did designer Jill Enomoto coax customers past the first floor coffee bar? With creative, uplifting design at its best.

Better Emergency Care:

How Acoustic Art is
Helping Seniors

SoundPly Acoustic Art Panels create a supportive environment for seniors in the emergency department of UC San Diego Health, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020.

Better Emergency Care:

How Acoustic Art is
Helping Seniors

SoundPly Acoustic Art Panels create a supportive environment for seniors in the emergency department of UC San Diego Health, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020.

Enhance the Ambiance:

5 Discreet Ways to Improve
Restaurant Acoustics

When your restaurant's reputation takes a hit because it's too loud to enjoy a meal, you'll wish you had known about these 5 versatile acoustic solutions.

Enhance the Ambiance:

5 Discreet Ways to Improve
Restaurant Acoustics

When your restaurant's reputation takes a hit because it's too loud to enjoy a meal, you'll wish you had known about these 5 versatile acoustic solutions.

Silencing the Critics:

How the New MoMA Wins

The MoMA is home to many of the world's great masterpieces, but it was their poor acoustics making headlines. Here’s how they silenced the noise and the critics.

Silencing the Critics:

How the New MoMA Wins

The MoMA is home to many of the world's great masterpieces, but it was their poor acoustics making headlines. Here’s how they silenced the noise and the critics.

Auditory Oddities

Saxophone + Oil Bunker =

The World's Longest, Saxiest Echo

A saxophone and an abandoned oil depot come together to create an acoustic world record.

Saxophone + Oil Bunker =

The World's Longest, Saxiest Echo

A saxophone and an abandoned oil depot come together to create an acoustic world record.

Trombone + Scooter =

Trombooter

Need a good mid-day laugh? Check out this video for a hilarious surprise.

Trombone + Scooter =

Trombooter

Need a good mid-day laugh? Check out this video for a hilarious surprise.

Sound Smackdown:

Anechoic Chamber
vs. Reverberation Room

Anechoic and Reverberant Chambers lend themselves to unique noises. Click here to hear the acoustic difference.

Sound Smackdown:

Anechoic Chamber
vs. Reverberation Room

Anechoic and Reverberant Chambers lend themselves to unique noises. Click here to hear the acoustic difference.

Saxophone + Oil Bunker =

The World's Longest, Saxiest Echo

A saxophone and an abandoned oil depot come together to create an acoustic world record.

Saxophone + Oil Bunker =

The World's Longest, Saxiest Echo

A saxophone and an abandoned oil depot come together to create an acoustic world record.

Trombone + Scooter =

Trombooter

Need a good mid-day laugh? Check out this video for a hilarious surprise.

Trombone + Scooter =

Trombooter

Need a good mid-day laugh? Check out this video for a hilarious surprise.