The Sound of Silence: How to Reduce Home Noise

Loud neighbors, lumbering trucks, barking dogs, construction crews—the world’s a noisy place. But with a few simple fixes, you can turn your loud home into a quiet, serene haven.

Cover at least 25 percent of every room with soft, absorbent materials such as drapes, fabric, rugs, pillows and throws. We used natural fabrics from John Brooks (johnbrooksinc.com).
Photo By Dan Sidor, Styling By Chad Suiter