We consider how the environments we spend our time in influence us and how we can cultivate an approach to designing our spaces so that they support us to thrive.
The world around us has an enormous influence on our internal world and the environments we spend our time in play a significant role in shaping who we are and how we feel. This post considers how our environments exert their influence on us and our daily lives.
In the second part of this two-part blog post we continue to consider why a flexibility that allows us to embrace the reality of where we are when designing our homes, rather than force fitting them into a preconceived mould can be so helpful.
In the final entry in this three-part series tilted Culture, Values and the Aesthetics of Home, we continue to consider how the ideals of the cultures we are immersed in are linked to our aesthetic values.
Our buildings and homes shape and mould the life that unfolds within them. They have the power to move us and to influence our behaviour in subtle and not so subtle ways. However unconscious this influence may be, the spaces and objects we surround ourselves with serve as a reminder of what we value most...
The cutlers we immerse ourselves in profoundly shape our view of the world. They shape what we believe and what we value, and they influence what we perceive as beautiful including our preferences when it comes to our homes...