“A moderate level of noise enhances creativity compared to both low and high levels of noise. Moderate background noise induces distraction which encourages individuals to think at a higher, abstract level, and consequently exhibit higher creativity.”
But not every noise helps us to enhance our creativity. As you can see in this paper (check source), a moderated (70dB) ambient noise enhances performance on creative tasks.
Now, i just need to figure how to sell this to my boss….
Source: http://www.jstor.org/stable/info/10.1086/665048 Is Noise Always Bad? Exploring the Effects of Ambient Noise on Creative Cognition