Adolescents seem to be chronically sleep deprived and new research at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute provides information about how light in schools and homes can be used to counter that condition.
Research by Banerjee, Chatterjee, and Sinha may explain otherwise puzzling findings related to the perceived brightness of an environment.
Noise volume matters in the operating room, multi-tasking fails under neuroimaging, and occupant workspace satisfaction mainly depends on three factors.
Retail design continues to have an important influence on vendors’ financial performance. Many of those influences are related to shoppers’ experiences and resulting moods.
Designers can influence how people perceive spaciousness and enclosure.
There is more to optimal workplace design than adding a few windows.
The Cost-Effective Open-Plan Environments (COPE) project has been an important source of information to workplace designers.
The ability of light to communicate nonverbally is becoming more widely known.
Schielke investigated whether it was possible to communicate brand messages through the lighting in retail outlets.