3D Note Adagio
Performance: 'A' Class absorption rating.
Dimensions: 320mm (variable height) x 2000mm (length) x 900mm (width).
For: Homes, workplaces and music auditoriums.
Installation: Fixings included with variable wire suspension.
Where: Ceiling applications only.
Acoustic Panels and Sound Absorption products to reduce reverberation and minimize the noise in your workspace or office. Improve your Room Acoustics and boost concentration, improve communication, increase comfort, improve productivity and ensure privacy.
Adagio is a sequence of well-controlled, graceful movements in which the design represents a physical waveform.
Break up the monotonous straight edges of your room with our 3D Note™ Adagio while at the same time, absorbing the reflecting sound waves that are troubling your acoustic soundscape through reverberation. Adagio is modern, sleek and incredibly pleasing to view at any time of the day, depending on your aesthetic preference, whether you blend in or break the mould. It is available for suspended from the ceiling which increases the open surface area for a better level of absorption of both uncontrolled reflections in large spaces and to fine-tune the acoustics of smaller spaces. The suspended options put its Noise Reduction Coefficient in the category of Class A.
- Adagio – 320mm (variable height) x 2000mm (length) x 900mm (width) (approximation as cutting may give some slight tolerance)
- Noise Reduction Coefficient of 1.00 (average of 100% across all frequencies)
- Made from 100% polyester fibres
A durable structure that provides long term stability
- Available in 15 different colours which blending is an option available to your designs
- Each design will require assembly on arrival
We have selected a video below to showcase our 3D Note™ Adagio to help inspire, maybe you will see something you like, perhaps you won’t, or perhaps you fancy it in a different colour or shape!
Have your own idea?
We want to hear it and help bring it to life for you. Our in-house design team can help you look at structuring and how it is put together, to work with you in how you can place it in a particular space. We will show you visualisations of the product and its placement, then we send it off to our precision cutting team to be cut and finally sent to you or our installation team to be crafted and installed.
We offer a bespoke product tailoring for our 3D Note™ Adagio with our in-house designer to help cater to your ideas
Is it suitable for my space?
Adagio is ideal for almost every situation to promote better internal acoustics. Whether you require sound absorption for an office, or you run a co-working space and have had complaints on the noise, or you run a small coffee house with high ceilings – we can install these in your space. The only recommendation we do have is selecting the right colour for the area such as where there is cooking, steam or smoke – a brilliant white shade may not fair well over time.
Each Adagio is precision cut for both visual consistency and ease of fitting, and is flat packed with suspension wires and instructions for assembly if you fancy yourself a DIY enthusiast or not we have an installation team happy to help put these in place for you!
- Offices and Workplace
Each room features its own set of acoustic characteristics with no two alike, depending on its volumetric size, its geometry and its amount of hard, reflective surfaces – each of these lends to changing the soundscape. There also needs to be an idea of what activities will be conducted in the space, for instance, a large sports hall for lecturing purposes would not fair well unless a significant amount of sound absorption was introduced alongside sound reinforcement systems. You will want to make sure that the level of speech intelligibility is spread evenly across the room, which is also another factor for if it is for say 200 people in a 10 x 20-meter length and width room with 10 meters in height – a huge percentage would need to be accounted for. With this, there is no immediate answer to this without knowing the details of:
The room size
Geometry, such as a pitched roof with an octagon shape would have a completely different trajectory of sound than a simple rectangle room with a flat roof
What each surface has as a building material, for instance, a polished wooden floor with exposed breezeblock walls and a wood panel ceiling
We would then look at the events/activities you want to conduct in here and look at the best available options to you, break them down in to various tiers if required to factor in budgeting and performance – and then we look at your visual requirements in how you would like each Note™ to appear in the space.
Sound transmission is a different acoustic characteristic to reverberation, both still following how sound travels, but each requiring completely different solutions to address them. Sound transmission requires the use of dense and often suspended soundproofing materials, such as ones featured in our MuteRange, that cover an entire surface to reduce sound transmitting from room to room, whereas reverberation is the introduction of softer materials to an environment with an abundance of the hard and reflective surfaces, for example:
Polished concrete floors
Plasterboard or glass partitions
Wooden floor finishes
We frequently find both of these to be co-existing issues, as reverberation creates a noisy adjacent environment for surrounding rooms that have weak partitioning.
3D Note™ Adagio is made of 100% Polyester Fibres which makes it dependable for almost any internal applications for there are not exposed irritants or loose fibres. Of this 65% comes from Post Consumer Recycled Content with 35% from Pre Consumer Recycled PET fibres.
Fire Rating is measured under EN 13501-1:2007+A1:2009: B – s1, d0.
Modern design approaches to the hospitality sector have progressed with the aesthetics drawing from a minimalist design: exposed concrete flooring, brick and block work walls all cragged and left to the elements with lots of hard furnishing. And in restaurants we are often seeing the kitchen environment opened up, to create an exposed and lively environment – creating engagement between Chefs and the customers by including them in the atmosphere, allowing them to be part of the experience.
But, with this comes the noise created in kitchens that were once hidden away behind the small porthole door beyond the bar is now central – so we now have the free-flowing environment being subject to the noise issues found in kitchens reverberating around the dining space. Dropped Note™ is a simple but beautiful addition to remedying these noise issues in a way that controls the background noise level – and is perfectly acceptable in cooking environments. The only initial suggestion we do have is to look at darker colour schemes where placement is required in areas with excessive vapour and smoke for staining will occur over time.
With the minimal design approach being implemented across a broad range of interior projects, it has not skipped the hospitality environment. From cafés stripping back to the bare walls, ripping the carpets up and using open, free-flowing spaces with hard furnishing: it aims to create an airy, non-cluttered environment. Restaurants are ever popping up, so it is not just the food on the forefront of the menu – but it is the experience as a whole that is just as important.
So they decided to open up their kitchens, occasionally opening them up in the middle of the dining area, creating a holistic and engaging experience of letting the liveliness of the kitchen area pour over, the buzz and the smells – all inflaming the senses. But, and this is a big but – if the noise which is often heard in kitchen environment spills over to the dining area and disrupts customers and guests interacting with one another, the experience becomes a negative one. So it is with this that the acoustic design of open-plan hospitality environments needs to consider the layout with the right sound absorption to retain this approach as a positive one.
3D Note™ Adagio is perfect for creating a visually stimulating break to the modern design while still allowing it to remain sophisticated – you are breaking the mould of trendy conventions with your own touch. We do recommend that you look at using darker colour schemes available where excessive vapour and smoke is being used for light colours will stain over time.
Note Colour Book
Sound insulation advice for Part E