The chairs we sit in and look at influence how we think and behave. Their design affects our physical, emotional, and cognitive wellbeing and when we decide to work or otherwise live without them, that decision has important implications.
Traveling from place to place can be a physical and mental challenge. Researchers have learned a lot about how architecture, interior design, and signage can help us keep moving toward our intended destinations, stress free (relatively).
The design of spaces and objects affect acoustic experiences. Scientists have carefully investigated how the sounds we hear influence the professional, social, and cultural lives we live, and the insights they’ve gathered should inform the design of situation-effective soundscapes.
How air temperature influences humans psychologically has been extensively studied.
Go big and high or small and low
Choice depends on professional training
Guide to making the case for green offices
The last place can be a good place
Seat cushions and thinking, linked again
Sometimes yes, sometimes no
National culture affects room design desires
Gaze direction in portraits key
Doing good can look good
Important, practical material