Why do we find the sound of running water soothing, a bouquet of
flowers uplifting or a large tree captivating? Our ancient ancestors
knew that a running stream signaled clean water, flowers heralded fruit
and large trees provided a strategic advantage. Together, these and
other landscape elements indicated a safe, nurturing habitat.
still prefer landscapes that offer a healthy environment and support a
feeling of deep psychological and physiological well-being. A modern
restorative garden draws from these life-supporting surroundings to
bring a sense of calm to public spaces and private residences. Find
inspiration to instill peace and serenity in your world from these
examples of healing gardens.
Imagine that requires zero power tools or heavy machinery. This is the PopUp House, a French design studio, that can be made from insulation blocks, treated lumber, and wood screws. It even looks pretty stunning too! Read more
We all have our individual tastes when it comes to home interior design. Some of us prefer the rustic look while others opt for a modern style. Contemporary designs are growing in popularity in many parts of the world. Read more
Chilean artist Sebastian Errazuriz found a tree while walking around the city in Santiago, Chile. The natural shape of it allowed him to transform it into a beautiful shelf. He adapted it to his needs by twisting and sanding the rough edges. Read more