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The recently released SÖFWAL series is a game-changer in space division. The internal extrusion frame creates a classic PET felt product with impeccable durability. The frame also allows for some add-on features, including sound-blocking inserts, perforated design with acrylic inserts or acrylic extensions. We sat down...

As work-from-home employees begin to trickle back into the office this year, it begs the question: What does the post-pandemic office look like? Even the most reluctant companies (and employees) have realized they can be productive at home. Sometimes more so than at the office. Employees...

Noise Reduction Coefficient is a value between 0.0 and 1.0 that describes the sound-absorbing performance of a material. NRC ratings are primarily used to evaluate the sound absorption of a given material to reduce reverberation and increase speech intelligibility in a space. How Does a Material...

Managing classroom noise is not simply a matter of unruly students. Many classroom's average noise levels exceed recommended guidelines and are likely to compromise children’s ability to hear the teacher and their peers. Excessive classroom noise includes everything from highway traffic and playground noise to noise...

When looking into sound-absorbing solutions for architectural spaces, Noise Reduction Coefficient, or NRC rating, is the gold-standard the industry uses to rate different materials, products and applications. On the surface the rating is relatively simple: A higher rating means better performance. Easy peasy, right? It may look...

Acoustics is increasingly important in the educational space for a multitude of reasons. In addition to the general distractibility of excess noise, speech intelligibility is one of the most important factors in creating a productive learning environment. We recently worked with Childers Architect to provide acoustical...

We like to think we always keep beauty top of mind. Or is it sustainability? Or acoustic performance? It may sound like a tall order, but the fact of the matter is we don't like to sacrifice one thing for another. And you know what? We don't have to. That's...

Proper cleaning and disinfecting surfaces in public spaces and offices has become increasingly important in the post-COVID environment. Luckily, PET is made from recycled plastic water bottles - so not only is it capable of being properly sanitized it's also extremely easy! Follow these simple steps to...

PET acoustical felt is nothing if it's not versatile; it can be cut, shaped, printed, and molded. Add to that the available colors (or the option for paint) and the visual possibilities are endless! However, one of the bigger challenges of working with PET has been...

Fräsch, an award-winning PET solutions provider to the A&D and acoustical space, is excited to welcome Michael Ackelbein in the newly created position of Vice President of Sales. Michael Ackelbein, formerly VP of Global Sales at Company C, brings 20+ years of diversified executive leadership experience...

Silent Treatment Geometry, “functional and beautiful,” as co-founder Slavka Younger puts it, is at the heart of Fräsch’s designs, whether it’s Hive’s hexagonal honeycomb layout, the raised, textural Wedge block, the echo-alleviating Brik wall, or the tapered, human eye-shaped Teardrop. Had the Arlington, Texas-based acoustics and...

By Julieta Chiquillo All year long, the Como Community Center in Fort Worth is a whirl of sporting events, after-school activities and community celebrations. But the center does more than offer recreation. It’s the heart of a small and proud historically African-American neighborhood with a trove of traditions — the...

Fella Acoustical Felt, from Stille by Fräsch, is a durable acoustical dampening material whose uses are limited only by your imagination. Case in point is the inspiration gallery on the Fella website, showcasing all manner of interesting applications—from the more traditional iterations of wall, ceiling, and floor tiles...

By Adrian Thompson at Interiors + Sources (Click Here to See the Original Article) Get ready for the holidays this winter in sustainable style with the Fräsch Christmas tree—a seasonal offering first from the office furniture and acoustical solutions company. Photo credit: Fräsch Each tree—available in 26 colors and five feet...

By Valerie Dennis Craven at Interiors and Sources Slavi Younger, co-founder at Frasch, discusses how the company can work with designers to create personalized and innovative solutions to their acoustical challenges, ranging from custom spaces to technology integration. Listen now: Listen on your favorite app:  Anchor |  Apple Podcasts |  Breaker |  Castbox |   Google |  Overcast |  Pocket Casts |  Stitcher |  TuneIn ...

By Megy Karydes at Architectural Digest (Click Here for Original Article) Business casual is taking on a whole new meaning in today’s workplace. Like our workforce, our physical workplace is expected to be flexible, productive, well-connected, and mindful of our health and wellness. Those trends were definitely reinforced...

By Christoph Trappe at Interiors + Sources Tired of looking at new products found at NeoCon 2019? We didn't think so. Check out these four products Christoph Trappe found from Flexco, CF Stinson, Frasch and Symmetry. 1. Flexco—Tuflex FLEXCO® Tuflex® Force® is a premium-engineered flooring system designed for optimal use...

Featured Wall Treatment my Contract Design Network PANL is a versatile acoustic panel solution that can be used as a partition, wall tile, or suspended ceiling element, available in standard or custom patterns, 25 colors, and thicknesses of 9 and 12mm. ...

These eight innovative companies won 2018 Best of Year awards in the product categories for their forward-thinking design. We predict they’ll be top companies to watch in 2019. 1. Diabla: Touffu by Manel Jiménez Ibàñez and Violeta Alcaide Weishaupt Architects came together to design this bold pet home...

What a great time in NYC! The Javits Center was rocking with over 1,000 attendees excited to celebrate furniture design’s most prestigious annual event – the Best of Year awards, hosted by Interior Design Magazine. Our partners Slavka Younger, Gary Nightingale and Steve Kinder were...

American furniture manufacturers, Frasch, have combined an acoustic wall tile with an integrated Bluetooth speaker to create Melo. On their own, the acoustic wall tiles are able to absorb sound as a result of their felt composition. The concealed Bluetooth speaker is embedded within the tile then...

What a fun week! Fresh off a trip to Germany for Oratec (more on that soon), we were thrilled to be featured in an article by Dallas Innovates, a joint partnership publication by D Magazine and the Dallas Regional Chamber. We got to spend a...

It’s an old saying: if walls could talk. With Melo, they do. Fräsch partners Steve Kinder, Gary Nightingale, and Slavka Younger have combined an acoustic wall tile with an integrated Bluetooth speaker. On their own, the hexagonal tiles absorb sound to a noise reduction coefficient value of...

At Frasch we strongly believe that sound and acoustics can play a strong role in the overall design and appeal of an office work space. While the visual and tactile design of a space are virtually impossible to overlook, somehow, very often the acoustics of...

There’s a saying that luck is what happens when preparation meets hard work. Today we’re super excited and feeling honored because luck struck twice! First, at Interior Design Magazine’s annual award event on Sunday night. Shortly after the festivities began, we were elated to hear...

It's official! We'll be back at NeoCon and attending the largest commercial furniture show in the nation for the 3rd year in a row. Can't wait to debut some new acoustical related products, re-connect with friends and meet some new friends along the way. Stop by our space to see what's new and chat! We're on the seventh floor, 7-10054. See you in June! NeoCon is June 11 - 13 at theMart in beautiful downtown Chicago. More at www.neocon.com