Research completed by Petrilli, Chopra, Saint, Kuhn, Snyder, Jennings, and Carusoindicates that the clothing worn by healthcare professionals influences the impressions people form of them—it seems probable that what the Petrilli team learned applies to other professionals and also to impressions formed via workplace design.
Culture-blind design is not a good idea
Opportunities to control experience are important
O’Hara and her team investigated macrocognition in pediatric intensive care units.
More evidence that design affects stress
Carbon dioxide levels in sleeping areas affect how well we sleep.
Learn more about designing spaces where people do well, mentally and physically
Zijlstra and colleagues probed the effects of seeing images of moving nature on patient anxiety levels.
Trzpuc and her team investigated factors that contribute to the wellbeing of patients in child-adolescent mental health units.
Location has consequences