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The Quiet Mark Podcast

The Quiet Mark Podcast has recently been included in Best Startup's 20 Best UK Health Podcasts of 2021, and is one of the top 10% most popular shows out of 2.4M podcasts globally, ranked by Listen Score.

Hosted by Simon Gosling, CMO at Quiet Mark, this series uniquely explores the vital role acoustics will play in the future of global living, building and product design sharing conversations with thought-leading designers, architects, and sound experts.

All episodes are available on Apple PodcastsSpotifyBuzzsprout and Podbean.

Latest Episode



Episode 27: REDUCING NOISE POLLUTION IN CONSTRUCTION - Peter Wilson - Echo Barrier

25th August 2021

In this episode we discuss the occupational and environmental effects of noise pollution in construction, with Peter Wilson, Technical Director of Industrial Noise and Vibration Centre and Echo Barrier, whose noise reduction products are Quiet Mark certified.

Previous Guests



09th August 2021

Episode 26: The Art of Field Recording - Bernie Krause - Wild Sanctuary and Melissa Pons - Melissapons.com

It is with immense pleasure that, in this Episode 26, exploring The Art of Field Recording, we are joined by Bernie and Melissa, to find out more about why they record sounds of nature, what it has taught them, and what we might learn from listening to their works.

18th July 2021

Episode 25: FREEDOM DAY SPECIAL - Acoustics in large public spaces - Richard King - Sandy Brown and Martin Rawlins - BASWA acoustic

This Freedom Day, as people are able to gather once again in large spaces, such as cinemas, galleries, theatres and offices, our host, Simon Gosling asks, ‘Will these cacophonous spaces feel boomy and uncomfortably loud as we emerge from our locked down lives’?

30th June 2021

Episode 24: TUNING THE SOUND OF TECHNOLOGY - Responsible Sensory Design - Matthew Bennett - Composer + Sound Artist | Principal at Acoustic Ecology Design Partners | Former Director of Sound + Sensory Design at Microsoft

We now design sound on an unprecedented global scale. Our big technology platforms are also massive sound delivery platforms and few people are more qualified to discuss the subject of computer and notification sound design than our guest on this episode, Matthew Bennett.

27th May 2021

Episode 23: FROM SYNTHS TO SOUNDSCAPES - Adventures in Acoustic Ecology with Martyn Ware

In 1978, in Sheffield, Martyn Ware formed The Human League. That December, David Bowie appeared in the audience of an early gig and later declared to NME that he "had seen the future of pop music". In this episode, Martyn shares his adventures in acoustic ecology, with stories taking us from Sheffield to Brighton to Mexico City and Bowie at The V&A. If that’s not enough ‘Temptation’...!

17th May 2021

Episode 22: THE ART OF ACOUSTIC DESIGN - Axel Enthoven - Yellow Window Design and Richard Ellerbeck - BuzziSpace

With 'Return to Work' in the headlines, and BuzziSpace being our newest Acoustics Academy members, it seems timely to focus this episode on the role of acoustics in the workspace and the art of acoustic product design.

28th April 2021

Episode 21: COOKING WITH SOUND - Ping Coombes - BBC MasterChef Winner and Henk Huisseune - Novy

What role does sound play in your cooking? This is one of the many questions our CMO & Quiet Mark Podcast host, Simon Gosling asks BBC MasterChef Winner and Judge, Ping Coombes, who is accompanied by fellow guest, Henk Huisseune, Innovation Director with Novy.

31st March 2021

Episode 20: THE SOUND OF THE STARS - Paul Gregory & Nick Dunn - The International Dark-Sky Association

Our guests on this episode are Paul Gregory - Global Specification & Training Director at Dyson and Nick Dunn, Executive Director of ImaginationLancaster & Professor of Urban Design at Lancaster University, both members of The International Dark-Sky Association.

22nd March 2021

Episode 19: DON'T BE ALARMED! - Dr. Elif Özcan (Vieira) - TU Delft & Critical Alarms Lab

Our guest on this episode is Dr. Elif Ozcan Vieira - Associate Professor in Sound-driven Design and Research at the TU Delft Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. She's currently working mainly in the fields of space operations, and healthcare - both of which she discusses with our host, Simon Gosling, on the show.

09th March 2021

Episode 18: THE SOUND OF SLEEP - John Lopos - The National Sleep Foundation

Our guest on Episode 18 is John Lopos, CEO of The National Sleep Foundation, released a week before their annual SLEEP AWARENESS WEEK, 14th to 20th March, 2021. 

Latest Episode



Episode 27: REDUCING NOISE POLLUTION IN CONSTRUCTION - Peter Wilson - Echo Barrier

25th August 2021

In this episode we discuss the occupational and environmental effects of noise pollution in construction, with Peter Wilson, Technical Director of Industrial Noise and Vibration Centre and Echo Barrier, whose noise reduction products are Quiet Mark certified.

Previous Guests



Episode 26: The Art of Field Recording - Bernie Krause - Wild Sanctuary and Melissa Pons - Melissapons.com

09th August 2021

It is with immense pleasure that, in this Episode 26, exploring The Art of Field Recording, we are joined by Bernie and Melissa, to find out more about why they record sounds of nature, what it has taught them, and what we might learn from listening to their works.

Episode 25: FREEDOM DAY SPECIAL - Acoustics in large public spaces - Richard King - Sandy Brown and Martin Rawlins - BASWA acoustic

18th July 2021

This Freedom Day, as people are able to gather once again in large spaces, such as cinemas, galleries, theatres and offices, our host, Simon Gosling asks, ‘Will these cacophonous spaces feel boomy and uncomfortably loud as we emerge from our locked down lives’?

Episode 24: TUNING THE SOUND OF TECHNOLOGY - Responsible Sensory Design - Matthew Bennett - Composer + Sound Artist | Principal at Acoustic Ecology Design Partners | Former Director of Sound + Sensory Design at Microsoft

30th June 2021

We now design sound on an unprecedented global scale. Our big technology platforms are also massive sound delivery platforms and few people are more qualified to discuss the subject of computer and notification sound design than our guest on this episode, Matthew Bennett.

Episode 23: FROM SYNTHS TO SOUNDSCAPES - Adventures in Acoustic Ecology with Martyn Ware

27th May 2021

In 1978, in Sheffield, Martyn Ware formed The Human League. That December, David Bowie appeared in the audience of an early gig and later declared to NME that he "had seen the future of pop music". In this episode, Martyn shares his adventures in acoustic ecology, with stories taking us from Sheffield to Brighton to Mexico City and Bowie at The V&A. If that’s not enough ‘Temptation’...!

Episode 22: THE ART OF ACOUSTIC DESIGN - Axel Enthoven - Yellow Window Design and Richard Ellerbeck - BuzziSpace

17th May 2021

With 'Return to Work' in the headlines, and BuzziSpace being our newest Acoustics Academy members, it seems timely to focus this episode on the role of acoustics in the workspace and the art of acoustic product design.

Episode 21: COOKING WITH SOUND - Ping Coombes - BBC MasterChef Winner and Henk Huisseune - Novy

28th April 2021

What role does sound play in your cooking? This is one of the many questions our CMO & Quiet Mark Podcast host, Simon Gosling asks BBC MasterChef Winner and Judge, Ping Coombes, who is accompanied by fellow guest, Henk Huisseune, Innovation Director with Novy.

Episode 20: THE SOUND OF THE STARS - Paul Gregory & Nick Dunn - The International Dark-Sky Association

31st March 2021

Our guests on this episode are Paul Gregory - Global Specification & Training Director at Dyson and Nick Dunn, Executive Director of ImaginationLancaster & Professor of Urban Design at Lancaster University, both members of The International Dark-Sky Association.

Episode 19: DON'T BE ALARMED! - Dr. Elif Özcan (Vieira) - TU Delft & Critical Alarms Lab

22nd March 2021

Our guest on this episode is Dr. Elif Ozcan Vieira - Associate Professor in Sound-driven Design and Research at the TU Delft Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. She's currently working mainly in the fields of space operations, and healthcare - both of which she discusses with our host, Simon Gosling, on the show.

Episode 18: THE SOUND OF SLEEP - John Lopos - The National Sleep Foundation

09th March 2021

Our guest on Episode 18 is John Lopos, CEO of The National Sleep Foundation, released a week before their annual SLEEP AWARENESS WEEK, 14th to 20th March, 2021. 

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