Desmet and Hekkert identify the three elements of subjective experience present during human-product interaction; these intertwined components of experience are also relevant to response to places.
Improve Mood/Increase Feelings of Wellbeing
Researchers have found that music in used in three ways by listeners.
The unique needs of adults with special needs based on their psychological or physical condition are increasingly being recognized, which has ramifications for the design of workplaces, homes, stores, restaurants, healthcare facilities, and other physical environments.
Three articles highlight practical workplace design guidelines as they relate to communication between co-workers, organizational knowledge, and office functionality.
Design tips for white lighting emerge from vision, photobiology, and human factors research.
There is a wealth of new information on the effects of light on health and implications for practical lighting design.
How does neighborhood design influence or mitigate traffic stress?
Recreational shoppers are interested in experiencing a different sort of environment than task-oriented shoppers.
When people are emotionally ambivalent, or simultaneously experiencing positive and negative emotions, creative thinking might be enhanced.
How do the light and color present in the workplace influences the mood of the people in those spaces? Researchers studied people at various latitudes throughout the world in real work environments to investigate these relationships.