How ‘biophilic’ design can create a better workspace
When things start to feel cluttered, you may have gone overboard.
Taking walks in nature may add to the multisensory benefits, but most spend more than 90% of their time indoors, which creates an urgency to bring nature inside.
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Natural light is the most fundamental element of a welcoming space.
Employees prefer natural light and views of the outdoors to onsite cafeterias, fitness centers, and daycare. Natura...
People who work in offices with leafy green plants concentrate better than those who work without greenery. Reconnecting workers with a natural environment results in fewer sick days.
Adding some plants to the office will give your team both a brain and a mood boost.
How do your teams work best? What are their physical and technological needs?
The seven attributes to consider when determining your optimal workspace: location, enclosure, exposure, technology, temporality, perspective, and size.
The air you are breathing in enclosed spaces could be impairing your cognitive function.
Bringing more fresh air inside, or having a good ventilation syste...
Being close to natural sunlight can make or break an employee’s experience.
Productivity gains (and losses) are connected to employees’ environmental conditions, so companies that create ideal office environments with abundant natural light and unobstructed outdoors views will reap the dividends.
People’s moods are contagious. When your co-worker is rude, you will start to catch their bad attitude, too.
Sitting within a 25-foot radius of a high performer could positively boost the performance of colleagues by 15 %.
Nordic philosophy has a deep respect for functionality, clean lines, and longevity. Nordic design is created to be in harmony with its environment and a direct result of the region's cl...
In 1915, a Danish company for decorative arts launched a magazine to promote local craftsmanship.
It was made to compete against the Art Noveau movement. Social commentary pressed more on the arts, which paved the way for Art Deco - an industrially-driven design philosophy.