Biophilia design brings nature-inspired elements indoors. From water features to wood furnishings and greenery, there are a variety of ways a company can freshen up their office interiors.
One call center located in the Netherlands held a clean and minimalist office, but employee productivity and staff morale were still low for unknown reasons. Office management experimented with plant placements scattered throughout the office. introducing a new visual focus and a relaxing natural element. As a result, employees demonstrated an increase in memory retention as proved through a series of standard tests.
Companies like Designtex are now producing biophilia textiles that can be easily incorporated in workspaces to bring a touch of nature to an office. Primarily used in healthcare environments, this fabric mimics nature by using textures, colors, and patterns that capture wildlife and the natural world.