Sound Of Inspirations

What inspires creativity? Some people draw from the aural cues of bustling cities, while there are others who do their best work with music playing in the background. Different as the answers may be, one thing is for sure – sound can be a powerful source of great ideas. In Sound Of Inspiration, we shine a spotlight on some of the brightest minds in the creative world and find out what sparks their imagination.  

Designs Propelled By A Dynamic Dialogue | Simon Mitchell And Torquil McIntosh

As co-founders of design and architecture studio Sybarite, Simon Mitchell and Torquil McIntosh work wonderfully in tandem. Yet, the music driving their creativity differs like night and day.

Harnessing Aural Cues To Power Good Design | Deyan Sudjic

In design, the addition of sound can be as powerful as its subtraction. Its power to play across senses other than sight, according to British writer and broadcaster Deyan Sudjic, is what distinguishes the ‘good’ from the ‘best’.

Art Born Of Sound And Structure In Harmony | Morag Myerscough

Morag Myerscough’s work is bright, bold and unapologetically fun. Her recent Hong Kong installation, titled “Make Those Who Are Near Happy”, is all that and more, but more importantly, it incorporates sound in the most creative of ways.


Building On The Respect For Sound | Thomas Heatherwick

Sound and feeling are one and the same for Thomas Heatherwick. His design practice mirrors this philosophy, creating complex structures that focus on the auditory aspects of spatial experience.

Connecting People And Lives Through Sound | Paul Priestman

As an industrial designer, Paul Priestman moves people around cities, through space and over water. Drawing from sound, he builds aural conditions into redefining lifescapes.