The scourge that is electric hand dryers

The scourge that is electric hand dryers

Llyod Alter, the design editor at Treehugger, considers whether the Dyson hand dryer is “the world’s worst design object.” No, Xlerator has Dyson beat on noise.

Sound strategy

Sound strategy

Universal design aims to design spaces and things for everyone to use. So why aren’t public spaces designed to let everyone hear and be heard?

Ford designs noise-proof kennels for noise-hating dogs

Ford designs noise-proof kennels for noise-hating dogs

Ford designs noise-proof kennels for noise-hating dogs. That’s a nice gesture, but it’s obviously an expensive—and unattainable—piece of kit. Instead, we can help all dogs by demanding quiet fireworks.

Suspicion confirmed: drones are “a noisy nuisance”

Suspicion confirmed: drones are “a noisy nuisance”

Suspicion confirmed: drones are “a noisy nuisance,” says the majority of submissions made to an inquiry formed to address complaints arising during a drone delivery trial. Let’s hope they aren’t coming soon to your neighborhood.

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