Scientific research conducted by Steelcase has identified six patterns of work. All six, as well as related design suggestions, are profiled at the web address below.
Wine labels influence the amount of food consumed and perceptions of the wine itself.
The physical environment and employee behavior both influence patron experience in table-service restaurants.
V shapes capture and hold our attention.
The British Council of Offices has identified four purposes served by an office building’s site.
Men and women differ in their responses to hotel room design.
Balcetis’ and Dunning’s work has shown that “the motivation to resolve cognitive dissonance affects the visual perception of physical environments.”
Many people working in offices in the United States and Great Britain, not just those “performing repetitive or routine work,” are bored.
Children from 8-15 in a recent test generally preferred landscape paintings of scenes with prospect, or “an unimpeded opportunity to see” into the distance.
People with particular demographic and personality profiles tend to prefer certain sorts of art.