A Sitting Room That Uses Biophilic Design and How to Get The Look

This sitting room is a perfect example of Biophilic Design in the home. I wrote about the principles of Biophilic Design in the workplace some time ago, but its advantages in all areas of our lives speak for themselves. Incorporating direct or indirect elements of nature into offices has been demonstrated through research to reduce stress, blood pressure levels and heart rates. All the while  increasing productivity, creativity and feelings of well-being. Just imagine how beneficial to have these positive feelings at home too. What’s more it looks beautiful. Just browse Instagram for a few minutes and see how utterly desirable this trend is too.

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A Sitting Room That Uses Biophilic Design and How to Get The Look

Teal 3 Seater Sofa in a box, Snug Shack.

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The abundance of natural light is the most striking aspect of this sitting room, but the natural materials sing out too. From the warm wood on the floor and the wood panelling on the wall behind the sofa. To the contrasting forest of greenery hanging from the ceiling and covering every horizontal surface. The teal velvet sofa and plush Moroccan inspired rug add hints of luxury. While the wool throw and plump cushions add even more layers of comfort. This is a room for reading, relaxing, and just being.

A Sitting Room That Uses Biophilic Design and How to Get The Look

 

  1. Peel and Stick FSC Certified Timber from the Yellowstone Collection at Naturewall.
  2. 5 Hook Rack in Matt Black, Jim Lawrence.
  3. Lene Bjerre Faux Hanging Plants, Sweetpea and Willow.
  4. Wool Three Seater Sofa in Ocean Blue, Swoon Editions.
  5. Artificial Hanging Fern Plant, Dowsing and Reynolds.Sweetpea and Willow
  6. Manhattan Guitar Cushion, Made.com.
  7. Warm Grey Herringbone Wool Throw, Tolly McRae.
  8. Mellow Set of 2 Marble Side Tables in Antique Brass by BePureHome, Cuckooland.
  9. Ayla Moroccan Style Wool Berber Large Rug, Made.com.

 

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