Your physical environment plays a major role in your mood and mental well-being. Having a space that reduces anxiety is especially important as we continue to work from home as we approach the end of a turbulent 2020. Now, more than ever, architects and designers are called on to design spaces that allow people to thrive.
Here are seven suggestions from members of the design community for a home that keeps you healthy and makes you happy.
1. Embrace Natural Colors And Textures
“Softer neutrals with hints of color bring calm into an environment. Woods, stone, natural fibers enliven the senses,” says Suzanne Tick, Creative Director at Luum Textiles. “Tactility plays an important role as well – we all want softness – but a feeling of safety and cleanability, not sterility, is also important. Natural