Posts tagged 'acoustics'


Top tips for open office etiquette

The UK has twice as many open plan offices as the global average, and with productivity on the decline, it’s no surprise this recently trendy

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The Royal Festival Hall’s new bar, Spiritland, sounds like nowhere else in London

Built as part of the Festival of Britain in 1951, the Royal Festival Hall is rooted in design. Already home to the Skylon restaurant, the


Arper gives the office cubicle a new lease of life

For decades, office cubicles have been regarded as the apogee of corporate dehumanisation. Originally designed in the 1960s by Robert Propset for US furnishings giant

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The Jordanki concert hall, Poland, by Fernando Menis

There is something both organic and alien about the Jordanki concert hall in Torún, in northern Poland. Its exterior is a fairly urban collection of


Workplaces today are constantly in flux, says Benjamin Hubert

With his new company Layer, UK designer Benjamin Hubert is figuratively removing his name from above the door to some extent but taking his expertise


CDW15: Abstracta showcases new acoustic designs

Swedish company Abstracta is launching Airflake XL, a decorative acoustic screen by Stefan Borselius, at Clerkenwell Design Week, which runs from 19-21 May. A development


Glimakra storage units can reduce sound by over 40%

Glimakra has introduced Sabine, a range of sound-reducing furniture designed to absorb noise in the workplace. The freestanding storage units are covered in square acoustic


Contemporary update of listed office building

Brady Mallalieu Architects has completed the final phase in the refurbishment of Brown Rudnick‘s Mayfair office, which has been designed to reflect the evolving architectural


USM at Orgatec 2014

Storage supremo USM will reveal its take on one of the key trends in workplace design in the last few years. Its USM Privacy Panels


Top wall panels: sound dampeners not eyesores

Acoustic control has become an art form for these three companies making functional and sculptural wall coverings Anne Kyyrö Quinn  Finland-born Anne Kyyrö Quinn creates



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