Insights drawn from cognitive science-based studies of newer workplace forms, in-office movement, and Earth-friendly design can be used to create spaces where people work to their full potential.
Design can support a chosen brand personality – or not. Scientists have learned how sensory experiences send messages that can boost product/place reputations and sales.
Design can improve the performance of our memories – and that’s important whether we’re at work, at school, or debating the details of a movie plot with friends. Lighting and acoustics and many other physical experiences influence whether we remember, or not.
Even in today’s electronics-centric offices, where a person sits relative to other employees still has a major effect on their workplace experiences and performance.
Proceed with caution
Light levels influence what we think and do, sometimes in mysterious ways
Data from 11 case studies, analyzed
Creating satisfying experiences
Soundscaping for wellbeing
Designing in control is designing in success
Supporting learning is challenging
Making sense of data collected
Behavioral economics and architectural design, integrated in paradigm-shifting ways
Fresh perspectives to inform design solutions