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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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Biophilic design is a concept of using both direct and indirect exposure to nature to increase wellbeing.
Leading up to 2020, biophilic design was a major office trend. Amazon introduced spherical conservatories to its Seattle headquarters, and Facebook created a 3.6-a...
Objects that move in a constant and unpredictable motion improve blood pressure and heart rate and positively affect the sympathetic nervous system.
This can be incorporated into the home office by adding waving grass outside a window or a fishbowl on a d...
Phillophilic design is about bringing nature in all its forms, including patterns, materials, shapes, spaces, smells, sights, and sounds, into the urban design on varying scales.
Adding greenery is the most obvious starting point. Other additions are
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Natural light is the most fundamental element of a welcoming space.
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The specific stimuli of a coffee shop: a combination of noise, casual conversations and visual variety provide us with a low-level distraction that is conducive to creativity.
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