Acoustics

Food & Beverage KFC Is Helping Customers Relax With 'Pink Noise' Kitchen Sounds

Capitalizing on the undying consumer interest in wellness and relaxation, the fast-food joint is offering listeners some TLC with audio recordings of chicken frying and bacon sizzling

Entertainment Louis Vuitton DJ Trunk Appeals To Millennial Taste For Home Sound Systems

The luxury brand tricked out a version of its classic luggage with high-end speakers and everything else a DJ needs

Design These Turntable-Inspired Sinks Will Turn Your Bathroom Into A Club

An Italian bath fixtures company released a new sink collection that has the look of vintage turntables with a hidden wireless speaker inside

Technology Portable Device Lets DJs Spin Vinyl Without A Needle

This new gadget from MWM lets DJs play and scratch vinyl without using a needle, giving them better control of the audio

Cafe & Restaurant Find Restaurant Recommendations Based On Decibel Levels

An app lets city dwellers rate restaurants and other spots based on how noisy they are

Advertising Fast Casual Chain Opens Recording Studio Inside London Restaurant

Aspiring musicians can record tunes with professional equipment at Nando's in London

Wellness Bose Sleepbuds Headphones Are Designed To Help You Sleep Better

Barking dogs, loud traffic and snoring sleep partners are no match for these noise-canceling earbuds

Design Researchers Have Developed Food That Floats

The technology can transport small droplets of flavor to a person's tongue using acoustic waves

Technology Project Turns Pieces Of Fabric Into Fully Functional Speakers

EJTECH has created fabric speakers that let a wearer experience music through both sound and touch

Advertising McDonald's Transforms Drink Trays Into A Portable Boombox

The collectible is made for music and McFlurry lovers alike

Design This Earphone Device Can Authenticate The Wearer's Identity

This new type of biometric identification from NEC Corporation provides a way to verify a wearer's identity by their inner ear shape

Automotive In-Car Audio System Uses Interior Surfaces As Speakers

The Ac2ated Sound system produces sound waves through compact actuators installed at numerous locations in the vehicle

Design Watch, Listen, Read, See: Where Tech Meets Nature

PSFK staff recommendations include media and spaces that fuse technology and the natural world

Entertainment All-In-One Turntable Pairs Vinyl Records And Wireless Streaming

Vinyl lovers can sync old and new with this updated turntable that upgrades sound quality while linking to other modern technologies