Hygge is now officially a worldwide phenomena.
Promote Social Behavior/Support Diversity
The Center for Active Design (CfAD) probed links between design and civic life; what they’ve learned is available without charge at their website.
In her dissertation research at University College London, Leadon studied collaboration in workplaces.
Greenwood and Gatersleben investigated cognitive restoration among teenagers.
Communicating with each other and spending time together defines us as a sociable species, distinct from the myriad others that surround us. Design can make it more likely that we socialize in ways that increase our mental and physical wellbeing.
Cutting disorder has social implications
Making a space a lot more lively doesn't require a big budget
Research lead by Thomas indicates that in-office drinking water can have an important effect on employees’ mental and physical health, as well as how they move through their workplace.
Research presented at the American Psychological Association’s (APA) annual conference by Patricia Hasbach provides compelling evidence of the benefits of viewing nature videos.
Why do some spaces feel like homes but not others? Scientists have thoroughly investigated the answer to this question and what they’ve learned should inform the work of designers developing not only homes, but also places such as dormitories, hotels, hospitals, and stores. Yes, stores.