What office features have the greatest influence on workers’ satisfaction with their workspaces?
New research reiterates the importance of culturally sensitive design, often discussed in these entries.
People have consistent responses to particular sounds and rhythms cross-culturally.
Sharp explores how the seasons of the year influence our emotional state.
Wexler definitely doesn’t feel that bigger is necessarily better and her discussion of McMansion’s is directly relevant to designers.
Olander and Eves have evaluated contextual influences on the use of stairs and elevators at workplaces.
Designers often are called upon to develop spaces for people who’ve been up all night – from college campuses to airports.
Design professionals often strive to establish their reputations as creative individuals.
Nanda (American Art Resources) and colleagues Eisen (Texas Christian University) and Owen (East Alabama Medical Center) have investigated the relationship between art viewed by psychiatric patents and their medication use.
Wann and his colleagues have conducted an experiment that again confirms that not everyone perceives the same scene in the same way.