Biophilic design in Yoga and Wellness Studios

By sdmello@ayrsonics.com | January 16, 2023

Health and wellness are front and center of professional and personal conversations in almost every part of the world as the pandemic continues to redefine work and lifestyle decisions. Achieving a sustainable, healthy work-life integration in the post-pandemic world is an overarching concern as workers of all ages consider returning to offices and workplaces. Not…

Sensory Design for Health and Wellness in your workspace

By sdmello@ayrsonics.com | December 15, 2022

Are you comfortable in your space? Look around you…do you feel at ease and ready to do whatever work is at hand? It’s important for us all to feel “at home” in the spaces that we occupy. Not dissimilar to the concept of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs – if we feel comfortable in our surroundings,…

Elements of Nature.. Exploring some ways to bring nature indoors to help make us better

By sdmello@ayrsonics.com | November 21, 2022

So, here’s an interesting stat, We spend 90% of our time indoors.… 90% …based on data collected before the pandemic. It’s not surprising that experiencing what is outside of our built environment has become increasingly important. Much focus is being placed on the benefits of getting outside and connecting to nature. People are being encouraged to…

Here’s Why You Should Decorate with Preserved Moss Art

By Rich Bianchi | November 8, 2021

Preserved moss art for indoor spaces is stunning, often sculptural, and because it is treated to maintain its appearance, there is minimal upkeep. Here are more of the key benefits of decorating with Quiet Earth Moss. Beauty Moss is universally beloved as a meditation medium. It is a staple in Japanese gardens, where it carpets…

3 Great Design Ideas for Preserved Reindeer Moss

By Rich Bianchi | November 8, 2021

Reindeer moss is an excellent medium for designing visually captivating works of art. Treated with natural oils and dyes to maintain its vibrant color and supple texture, preserved reindeer moss requires little upkeep and has many possibilities for interior design projects. This organic substrate, a species of carpet-forming lichen, can be used in office environments…

5 Ways to Incorporate Biophilic Design in Your Corporate Environment

By Rich Bianchi | September 21, 2021

Biophilia is defined as the innate human instinct to connect with nature. Research shows that biophilic design in workspaces has wide-ranging psychological and physiological benefits, including improved cognitive function, psychological well-being, and physical health. in recent years, more interior designers and building managers have taken steps to artfully integrate the biophilic experience into architecture and…

Why the Restaurant Industry have now been leaning towards Biophilic Design

By sdmello@ayrsonics.com | August 23, 2021

2020 was a year of drastic changes and challenges for the restaurant industry. Pandemic lockdowns, the rise of takeout services and ghost kitchens, and ongoing concerns about industry pay scales and workplace conditions. Thankfully, many restaurants proved agile enough to respond to the shifting regulations and customer expectations, entering 2021 with a new sense of…

How Preserved Moss Walls Impact Well Being

By Rich Bianchi | August 3, 2021

Nature has played a crucial role in shaping human biology, which helps explain our inborn affinity for living things and the natural world. Extensive research shows that built environments devoid of plant life and natural elements have a negative effect on health and quality of life. In this same vein, there is ample evidence that…

How biophilic design can help enhance wellness in the Healthcare Sector

By sdmello@ayrsonics.com | July 12, 2021

If there is one type of professional space that has come under intense scrutiny during the pandemic, it has been medical and healthcare offices. Often at the frontline of pandemic responses, medical offices have been forced to evolve their design, client flow, and overall aesthetic in response to pandemic protocols. As the transition back to…

More Hotels Are Decorating With Preserved Moss Walls

By Rich Bianchi | June 16, 2021

From South Beach to San Diego, more hotels are embracing biophilic interior design with preserved moss walls. Once lacking in greenery and organic materials, built environments are harnessing the therapeutic effects of nature to enrich ambiance and promote well-being among guests and staff. Bringing elements of the natural world indoors– whether in lobbies, conference rooms,…