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…

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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,…

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According to Statista 2021, the projected market size of the hotel and resort industry worldwide in 2021 will top $1.22 trillion, down only slightly from its 2018 record high of $1.24 trillion. Despite these near-record numbers, hotels worldwide are rethinking many of their designed features in response to both the COVID-19 pandemic and the growing…

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If you’re looking to make a bold and beautiful statement while also increasing health, tranquility, and productivity, consider incorporating the benefits of moss wall panels to your office, lobby, or commercial building. Preserved moss walls can instantly transform an ordinary space into a sustainable and beautiful environment. By combining the timelessness of nature with advanced…

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A growing body of research supports the benefits of biophilic design in the workplace from both a practical and psychological perspective. Being close to the elements that evoke the natural world, such as sunlight, greenery, fresh air, and water, has a positive impact on workplace productivity and employee wellbeing. Humans thrive in a biophilic environment–…

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Moss Planters

Architects and Designers worldwide are promoting moss as a hot and sustainable design trend. Rich with biophilic possibilities, moss is natural and beautiful. Researchers have shown that bringing some nature into a work environment delivers several benefits, from improving productivity and reducing work-related stress to enhancing creativity, collaboration, and innovation. Preserved moss planters provide an…

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Green office technology has advanced substantially in recent decades. Beyond the now-standard recycling and reduction programs, sustainable office designs focus on non-toxic, eco-friendly, recyclable, renewable, and even repurposed materials. In situations when Designers and Architects once used wood, the emphasis is now on sourcing from sustainable forests, while office lighting is trending strongly toward the…

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The title of an article recently released by McKinsey, “Your organization is grieving—here’s how you can help,” elegantly captures the condition of many workplaces in the wake of the pandemic disruption.  As the essay explains, even the seemingly straightforward and logically congruent decision to have employees work from home has potentially damaging implications: “This change…

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The guiding principles of Biophilic design are clear: the psychological and emotional need of humans to connect with the natural world is fundamental to who we are. It is also vital to our personal and psychological health. As humans, it reminds us that we are part of nature and that our well-being connects deeply to…

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