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Cork Headphones Enhance Sound Quality & Privacy [Pics]

Cork Headphones Enhance Sound Quality & Privacy [Pics]
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Joaquim Rocha's SOURK wireless headphones utilize the material's acoustic insulation properties to ensure the music doesn't interfere with a wearer's surrroundings.

Emma Hutchings
  • 26 july 2012

Portugal-based designer Joaquim Rocha has combined wireless technology with fine materials like cork, leather, and stainless steel, to create the SOURK headphones. This project for his masters degree in Design & Product Development explores cork’s acoustic insulation properties. The material improves sound quality and privacy, allowing the wearer to listen to loud music without disturbing those around them.

Click through to see pictures of the headphones below:

SOURK headphones

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