Category Archive: Restaurants
As perceptions of what constitutes luxurious environments and trends in food service have evolved, restaurant design has more and more favored large, open spaces and hard surfaces. And this is having a serious effect on restaurant noise levels. In the race to create sumptuous and modern aesthetics, many of the decorative features which used to […]
It’s practically official: “too much noise” is now customers’ single most-hated restaurant problem, ahead of bad service, bad food, and high prices. While open kitchens, cranked-up music-playback systems, and raucous diners certainly have played a part in amplifying this business-killing monster, many complaints were aimed squarely – and rightly – at the restaurant’s acoustics. Hard […]
Have you ever been to a busy restaurant that was so noisy you could barely hear your friend across the table? From an acoustics standpoint, restaurants are tricky spaces; the hard surfaces of the tables, bar, and floor are carefully designed to match the menu and overall aesthetic, but they can make a quiet Tuesday […]
Understand the effects of restaurant acoustics and restaurant noise control and reach success in noise reduction through the use of acoustic panels.
“We are looking for some panels for an existing restaurant with hard floors, walls and ceiling.” The question is simple, but the answer may be lengthy fairly variable depending on the budget for the project and the aesthetic that you need to maintain […]