Wonder how textile scraps from upholstery production and recycled aluminium caps can be turned into noise mitigation soundsticks? Industrial designer and Parsons Assistant Professor Andrea Ruggiero explores this option in her recent acoustics project focused on achieving zero waste with design:

“This project evolved through many discussions and various attempts at exploring new ways of addressing acoustics in todays environments. Soundsticks is an innovative room dividing concept that helps reduce ambient noise in public spaces or open plan workspaces”.

To tune into Andrea’s sustainable story, please visit OFFECT.