Sonus Customs

Modulation
‍Innovation

The Custom Shop is where Sonus brings designer’s and builder’s visions into reality. Providing unique and one-of-a-kind solutions to architectural challenges best showcases everything that Sonus is about: strong partnerships, imagination, problem solving, mastery of materials, ease, trust, and agility.

Custom Shop
Process

01—

Agree

Align on process!
Highlights
  • Review the approach
  • Enter into a very simple agreement
  • Agreement determines ownership, trademarks, and ability to reproduce as a commercial product or not
Key Question
Did we sign the agreement?
Typical Duration
1 Hour

02—

Ideate

Imagine it!
Highlights
  • Discuss and visualize space and use of space
  • Architectural style elements
  • Rough dimensions and mounting type
  • Sound control demands
Key Question
Should we continue?
Typical Duration
1 Hour

03—

Design

Let's get specific!
Highlights
  • Nail down measurements and drawings
  • Do we have the right material with desired characteristics and acoustical value?
  • Covering type?
  • Necessary hardware components
Key Question
Can we prototype?
Typical Duration
2–3 Weeks

04—

Prototype

Create it and test it!
Highlights
  • Produce a prototype of design
  • Test the hardware and installation
  • If viable, then send prototype for early testing at Johns Manville (sound and fire)
  • Assess durability
  • Determine product costs and repeatability
Key Question
Is it what we expect?
Typical Duration
4–6 Weeks*

* Provided materials, expertise, and tooling available. Otherwise, decisions on viability, investments, and resources need to be made to determine time frame.

05—

Build

Make it happen!
Highlights
  • After prototype phase, we meet to discuss whether we like the outcome and want to specify the product
  • We then determine the time frame to produce and the costs.
Key Question
Is it specified?
Typical Duration
Varies
Prototype #12
Wood "Stereo" Dimensional
Prototype #21
Hashtag Baffle
Prototype #23
Surface-mounted "Die Cut"

Prototypes

Prototype # 39
Prototype # 52
Prototype # YOLO

Looking to explore a custom solution? Meet with our R&D lead and Production Manager, Chris Veitch

Get designing!