The design of restaurants and other places people dine away from home has a significant effect on how their patrons think and behave—and on what their owners earn. Design can encourage positive experiences for restaurant customers and managers. A special focus of this article is designing to promote healthy eating.
Hotels support individuals and the societies in which they live in many different ways. They are also businesses that need to be profitable to survive. Neuroscience research lays out how hotel design can optimize the wellbeing and performance of both hotel guests and owners.
Neuroscientists have established how design can encourage people to feel safe in a building. Applying researchers’ findings to develop “feel-secure” spaces boosts the mental and physical health of individuals, groups, and societies.