What is the office’s role in a hybrid work world?
Worker preferences have shifted markedly over the past two years towards hybrid work model. Though employees desired fully remote flexibility mid-2020, only 37% of the workforce now feels more productive at home than in the office (as opposed to 48% last year). And though 88% still want to choose their working hours, a third don’tWięcej Read more
What do office tenants want in a hybrid world?
Hybrid is the new reality. Employers need their workplaces to lure teams back — to capitalize on collaboration, socialization, and other functions that only happen human-to-human in the office. Safe, clean, functional, and flexible is the vision. The right retrofits and upgrades can make the hybrid office the staple needed in this half-remote model. So…Więcej Read more
5 essential hybrid office investments
79% of the workforce want to be in the office at least once a week. Hybrid office is the way forward. Because the right workspaces and meeting areas can help draw employees back, we deem the following investments and retrofits essential in the new world of work. Quick look: 5 essential hybrid office investments ExcellentWięcej Read more
Flexible. Modern. Acoustic. Office pods, the ultimate amenity to land tenants for hybrid work model.
Though there is no roadmap, landlords and employers are leading the way forward in our new hybrid reality. Employers want modern workplaces that will lure employees back to work. And employees want safe, productive, engaging spaces. Office pods are part of the puzzle, offering unique bottom-line benefits to the owner-operator while satisfying immediate tenant needs.Więcej Read more
Is the open space a source of office burnout?
The office helps separate “work” and “life.” Without it, many of us struggled to disconnect from our jobs in 2020. Factor in home office environments that were less than ideal. Jerry-rigged ergonomics like working at the kitchen table. The distractions of family members, roommates, and pets. The isolation of not seeing colleagues face-to-face. The resultWięcej Read more
So… what’s it like inside hushHybrid office pod?
Did you hear? HushHybrid office pod has arrived. Our all-in-one videoconferencing pod. Fully furnished. Fully equipped. With an optional VESA mount and LED video light strips for ultimate video call ease. We laid out the focus pod’s technical features in our last article. Check it out if you missed it: Videoconferencing just got better withWięcej Read more
5 ways to prevent open office burnout
Most people are excited to get back into the office and gain more separation between “work” and “life.” But open floor plans can contribute to burnout. Our last blog scratched the surface of this problem (Read: Is the open space office burning people out?). Let’s dig a little deeper to unearth more practical fixes. KEYWięcej Read more
Videoconferencing just got better with hushHybrid acoustic office pod for hybrid work!
We’re thrilled to announce the latest addition to our office booth line – hushHybrid. Fully furnished, fully equipped, and comfortable, hushHybrid is a single-person booth for successful video calls. Compact and mobile, slightly larger than hushPhone, slightly smaller than hushWork. Small yet spacious, hushHybrid has the perfect dimensions for tight layouts. Read more
A room for meetings with a customer at a small company – how to arrange some additional area at the office?
Business meetings at a small company may pose a challenge – especially if the work predominantly takes place at an open-space office. Problems may include typical office bustle, disturbing discussion of different matters, or lack of privacy. How to ensure the possibility to hold confidential, comfortable company meetings and conversations with customers? How to arrangeWięcej Read more
Back to the office - the new reality without an expiry date
What changes bust me made in our office space? How to take care of our employees' comfort? Read in the latest Hush ebook.Więcej Read more
5 reasons to outfit your client’s space with acoustic work pods
Modular, mobile, soundproof work pods allow the architect to set up a functional office within half a workday, satisfy long-term financial goals and aesthetics, enable participatory space planning, and bring nature within reach. Here’s how… Więcej Read more
Quiet but not too quiet: the acoustics of the office work pod explained
Noise is the #1 complaint heard in open offices. No pun intended. Companies like ours — with teams who seek to enact effective office design — have been studying the issue since it became quickly apparent following the boom of ‘open.’Więcej Read more
The hidden ergonomic benefit of work pods
How acoustic work pods afford two vital kinds of movement — triggering cross-pollination and engendering a more active, inspired office.Więcej Read more
How can we give employees CHOICE in the open office environment?
A call for devoted working pods in the open office -- to offset the noise and restore autonomy.
“Autonomy leads to empowerment. We work hard to maintain a balance between collaboration and cooperation and independence.”-Bobby Kotick, businessmanWięcej Read more
Mikomax Smart Office official statement on formaldehyde emission from products
Formaldehyde is not a novelty for us – Mikomax Smart Office has been designing and producing office furniture for 30 years. Some others have been doing it for only a couple of years. Więcej Read more
Workspace Dubai Fairs
On 17-19th September 2019, we exhibited our Hush product line at Workspace at Index at Dubai World Trade Center. We had attended several trade shows, but this was our first time in Dubai. It was a unique opportunity for us to verify our assumptions about the local office design trends and exchange views on the requirements of the modern workplace dynamics. We have learnt that the local market is receptive to innovative solutions and up-to-date with modern workplace trends and design.Więcej Read more
How do we reconcile the need for both privacy and collaboration in the office?
Each of us has a unique preference regarding the nature of our work environment. Some of us need quiet to work at our best. Some of us need a little bit of sound and energy to find flow. Many of us like a mix of different environments, or office acoustics, throughout the day. What the ‘ideal’ work environment looks and feels like is a subjective matter.Więcej Read more