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MUSE / Noise Cancelling Office Chair

MUSE
MUSE

iF concept design award 2014

iF concept design award 2014

In recent years, we have seen a trend in companies towards adopting open office concepts. However, these layouts are much more affected by ambient sound and this can result in decreased productivity. Muse is a new type of furniture that provides an elegant solution to noisy workplaces by embedding noise-cancelling speakers (similar to those in headphones) in a device that can be attached to most office chairs. It creates an acoustic zone around the user where background noise is cancelled, resulting in an environment conducive to working and a quiet refuge from our hectic everyday life.

Our team is honoured and estatic to be amongst the 91 winners of the iF concept design award 2014. It has been a great morale booster for Kenneth as he is currently working on his thesis project and he feels it will be a valued addition to his portfolio before graduation. As for Nigel, it feels incredibly surreal to have the opportunity to receive the award in person at the ceremony in Hamburg as he is currently on exchange in Germany.

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University

National University of Singapore

National University of Singapore
Singapore, Singapore

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National University of Singapore

National University of Singapore
Singapore, Singapore

Nigel Geh, Kenneth Ang

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