Can plants clean your office air? There’s some research to back it up (including some from NASA), so we’ve compiled a list of some of the most-touted plants for cleaning toxins from the air you breathe, in addition to a raft of other positive effects they have.
Emotional, physical & cognitive well-being of a company’s workforce is integral to building a sustainable brand and retaining top talent. Biophilia is “humanity’s innate need to connect with nature and the natural environment.” Urban workforces, in particular, are embracing biophilic design, and they’ll continue to reshape the workplace and its settings for the foreseeable future.
In their most recent issue of WHY Magazine, Herman Miller poses some incredibly engaging questions about sustainable design – and their answers are fantastic.
When given the opportunity to design a better chair for patients, Herman Miller spoke with caregivers, patients, and other support personnel to find out what works and what doesn’t. They also consulted with ergonomists, physical therapists, and gerontologists to understand the recovery process. The result? The Nala Patient Chair by Nemschoff.
Eco-friendly carpet uses materials that are biodegradable and don’t require a lot of fertilizer and pesticides to produce. They come in virtually all varieties, from area rugs and wall-to-wall installations to customizable carpet tiles. Carpet made from natural, renewable fibers tend to be the most environmentally friendly and include sisal, seagrass, coir, organic cotton, jute, […]