6 Easy ways to improve indoor air quality

indoor plants help improve indoor air quality

Air pollution is a hot topic. Many local authorities (Bath included) are looking at ways to implement clean air zones in our city centres to make them healthier places for our children to grow up. While the focus is on outdoor air quality, indoor air quality gets slightly less press. Until recently, when The Sunday […]

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Interior Design and Wellbeing

bedroom interior design

Over the last few years the topic of wellbeing within architecture and interior design has gained momentum, fuelled by the research of neuroscientists, psychologists and urban planners. You may have noticed books on the science of sleep, writings on wellness at work and social media feeds filled with images of green garden cities. In line […]

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Good Night, Sleep Tight

An endearing phrase we use often use on tucking our little ones in at night, ‘sleep tight’ is believed to have its origins in bygone days when mattresses were supported by ropes laced across wooden bed frames, those ropes requiring on occasion to be tightened to  ensure a sound night’s sleep. It was those same […]

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How to Detox your Home

We often reflect on what we are doing to our bodies, giving them a little housekeeping during Veganuary or whilst staying Sober in October, but tend to give very little thought to home detox. Since the 1950s it has been reported that 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic have been produced, 6.3 billion tonnes of which […]

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Good Office Design, Productive Workplace

The relationship between workplace aesthetics and its effect on employee wellbeing is well documented. With a little consideration, designing an office with a great atmosphere, positive surroundings and the flexibility for employees to work comfortably will both enable and incentivise them to be more productive and happier work. Engaging an interior designer can be an […]

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Seeing Green

the colour green soothes and relaxes

Looking at something green, can significantly lift our mood.  Be it a view from a hilltop, a walk in the park   or a picture of a beautiful landscape hanging on a wall, seeing green has been proven to stimulate and relax us in equal measure. Nature lowers our blood pressure and heart rate and it […]

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Nature, bring it on!

get outside

Intuitively we know that getting outside is good for us.  It lifts our spirits, blows away the cobwebs and leaves us feeling ready to take on our next challenge. Many of the green urban spaces that we enjoy today came into being during the Victorian era. They had a clear understanding that nature promoted wellbeing […]

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