Spurring creativity, in both design solutions and by people in spaces after they’ve been designed, are popular and hotly debated topics.
Researchers have found additional links between metaphorical expressions and how we live in our physical world.
It turns out that thinking about metaphors has a very particular influence on what our brains are doing.
Many people listen to music while working. How does it influence their ability to do cognitive tasks?
Williams and his colleagues have reviewed the content of award-winning children’s books and found that they are devoting less attention to the natural environment.
Vuoskoski and Eerola have learned that sad music can make you feel sad, although the relationship is more complex than you might expect.
Varlander has reviewed the workplace experiences of employees of a Swedish firm that implemented an open space office design.
Are you a morning person or an evening person?
Designers have been carefully considering the future of the workplace for quite some time.
Public health researchers have probed the influence of color coding food and the design of food displays on consumption of healthier and less healthy meal options.