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Bringing nature indoors: 5 biophilic office design concepts

Published on Oct 19, 2023 06:00 AM IST

Interior decor experts provide insights into 5 biophilic office design concepts

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Biophilic Design concepts have become a hot trend lately especially, in the post-Covid era, when the companies have shifted from the hybrid working models to the regular scenarios. Employers today are investing deliberately in the infrastructure inspired by nature and sustainability for employees' well-being, mental peace and productivity. Here are some insights into the biophilic office design concepts by interior decor experts - (Photo by George Milton on Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 19, 2023 06:00 AM IST

Biophilic Design concepts have become a hot trend lately especially, in the post-Covid era, when the companies have shifted from the hybrid working models to the regular scenarios. Employers today are investing deliberately in the infrastructure inspired by nature and sustainability for employees' well-being, mental peace and productivity. Here are some insights into the biophilic office design concepts by interior decor experts - (Photo by George Milton on Pexels)

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1. Living Walls and Vertical Gardens: In an interview with HT Lifestyle, Yashna Garg, Interior Designer and CMO at Zeon Lifesciences, shared, “Think walls covered in plants – it's like having your own little jungle indoors. Not only do they look awesome, but they also clean up the air and help everyone chill out.” (AFP Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 19, 2023 06:00 AM IST

1. Living Walls and Vertical Gardens: In an interview with HT Lifestyle, Yashna Garg, Interior Designer and CMO at Zeon Lifesciences, shared, “Think walls covered in plants – it's like having your own little jungle indoors. Not only do they look awesome, but they also clean up the air and help everyone chill out.” (AFP Photo)

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2. Curves and Patterns from Nature: Imagine furniture and decor that reminds you of the outdoors – curves, swirls, and patterns that feel natural. They can help lower stress and give a creative vibe. (Photo by Dan Gold on Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 19, 2023 06:00 AM IST

2. Curves and Patterns from Nature: Imagine furniture and decor that reminds you of the outdoors – curves, swirls, and patterns that feel natural. They can help lower stress and give a creative vibe. (Photo by Dan Gold on Unsplash)

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3. Sunlit Spaces: Yashna Garg said, “Indian offices sometimes lack natural light. Biophilic design means bigger windows and open spaces. More sunlight, better mood – it's like a positivity injection.” (Photo by Ant Rozetsky on Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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3. Sunlit Spaces: Yashna Garg said, “Indian offices sometimes lack natural light. Biophilic design means bigger windows and open spaces. More sunlight, better mood – it's like a positivity injection.” (Photo by Ant Rozetsky on Unsplash)

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4. Incorporating Natural and Organic Elements: Further augmenting these insights, Shruti Sharma, Founder of Chini Mitti, emphasised, “Not just the decor, biophilic design goes beyond the visual aspects of adding nature into office spaces. It also captures other sensory experiences by incorporating natural fragrances, such as essential oils or fresh flowers, that evoke positivity and tranquility.” (Photo by Antoni Shkraba on Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 19, 2023 06:00 AM IST

4. Incorporating Natural and Organic Elements: Further augmenting these insights, Shruti Sharma, Founder of Chini Mitti, emphasised, “Not just the decor, biophilic design goes beyond the visual aspects of adding nature into office spaces. It also captures other sensory experiences by incorporating natural fragrances, such as essential oils or fresh flowers, that evoke positivity and tranquility.” (Photo by Antoni Shkraba on Pexels)

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5. Adding water element: Shruti Sharma said, “The soothing sound of flowing water can give a calming effect. Elements such as fountains or water walls, not only add a visual element but also help in elevating positive energy, improved concentration, and reduced stress levels.”(File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 19, 2023 06:00 AM IST

5. Adding water element: Shruti Sharma said, “The soothing sound of flowing water can give a calming effect. Elements such as fountains or water walls, not only add a visual element but also help in elevating positive energy, improved concentration, and reduced stress levels.”(File Photo)

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