Pioneers in the field of acoustic materials and eco-conscious production: Création Baumann.
While many of our clients are interested in acoustics because of information security issues, just as many are concerned about employee wellbeing and productivity.
The Working Walls Solutions acquisition provides Egan customers with access to a comprehensive range of standard, configured and custom products that are “visually appealing and functionally superb.”
The new company, providing aesthetically attractive and technically advanced acoustical solutions and consulting, complements Sedia Systems’ furniture in academic and musical performance spaces where sound matters.
For years, interior designers have looked at acoustic design, particularly in open plan offices, as somewhat of an esoteric dark art.
Any survey that sets out to establish what people believe cuts their productivity and annoys them most about their workplace almost invariably throws up the same result; the noise and distractions generated by other people.
Dubbed the ‘new walls’ of shared or open-plan offices, headphones allow workers to block out background noise during tasks that require intense concentration and focus.
Thoughtful design, paired with a change management program to educate staff, can both enhance connectivity and minimize distractions.
It’s no wonder that healthcare workers are at high risk for physical and mental health problems, including musculoskeletal injuries and depression. Long overlooked, the impacts of diminished caregiver health are now coming to the surface.
Airborne sound comprises sound generated within a room and transmitted through the air. Typically, this includes people talking, typing, walking and moving objects; phones ringing; noise from heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment; printers; and sound/music systems.
Scale is a system of modules that are made of cut and folded acoustic fiber composite with a 100% wool felt front, in your choice of 63 colorways.
The open-plan office, with its lack of offices, partitions and other noise-absorbing devices, is the main culprit in the war on noise. The push to create more collaborative, creative workplaces has made some employees feel like battery chickens.
A stylish new modular partition from the San Francisco-based design firm Box Clever was designed to easily give workers a little more personal space.
The SoundLab was created to help clients make immersive decisions about how much sound-absorbing treatment they should use in a project. Their driving philosophy: The best way to make that decision is “to listen and trust one’s own ears.”
Ever since the open office plan was introduced as the so-called ‘best design option’ for the 21st-century workplace, a major debate has been circulating about whether or not this has actually been more helpful or harmful to workers’ productivity levels.