Our weekly roundup of industry news from around the web.
- According to NPR, “[s]ounds, particularly those made by other humans, rank as the No. 1 distraction in the workplace.”
- NYT has a funny, interactive infographic describing the eight friends you make in the modern workplace.
- Aeron’s new era: Last week, Herman Miller introduced their “remastered” Aeron chair. Designer Don Chadwick worked with them on the redesign, and likens the refresh to the Porsche 911, as HM’s Kimberly Oliver explains: “[It] is recognizably a 911, even though you know that each iteration of it has improved performance due to new materials and technology.”