Awesome Website Alert: Office Background Noise Generator

This office background noise generator plays common sounds of the office in a browser tab to make you think you are working in an office.

Office Background Noise generator

The Sound of Colleagues is the result of a creative collaboration between the advertising agency Familjen STHLM and audio branding agency Red Pipe Studios. It was created as a reaction to COVID-19’s strict work from home policies in Sweden — but it’s free for anyone to enjoy.

It’s a simple site that softly plays common office background sounds. You can even use the sliders to get more or less of certain sounds. For example, I have a dog, so I have to turn down the office dog sound, or my real dog barks at it. But I like the clickety-clack of keyboards, so I turn that one up.

I’ve found that working from home can be very quiet — almost isolating at times — and this little site can gently provide that office background noise you didn’t know you missed, except you never get interrupted! The site’s designers also created a Spotify playlist with a few pre-made “sounds of the office” soundtracks you can choose from.

RELATED: If you prefer working to music, check out our Work from Home Playlist on Spotify.

Let me know what you think if you check out the office background noise generator.

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Greg Bussmann is a Marketing Specialist at Office Essentials. He is a lifelong, proud St. Louisan, a technology enthusiast, and father to four teenage daughters. He spends his spare time providing rides, chaperoning dates and trying to keep track of his credit cards. He also enjoys watching the St. Louis Cardinals when it's his turn to use the remote. Email Greg anytime.