How often have you sought out nature because you knew you needed some relief or relaxation? When you’re feeling stressed do you find yourself daydreaming about hiking in the mountains or walking along the seashore? Have you ever thought about why that is? It’s simple: we are biologically hard-wired to commune with Mother Earth.
The owners of Renaissance Square in downtown Phoenix knew they needed to do something to compete with surrounding businesses and office complexes. They were committed to a vision of creating a classic and timeless space through an environment designed with multiple natural elements. To complete this project they enlisted biophilic design experts, Plant Solutions. Designers
We are a few weeks into the new year, and some of us are already wondering how are resolutions are going. Others are celebrating how easily and gracefully changes are being implemented into making a fresh, new start. Inc.com reports that 60% of people make New Year’s resolutions, but only 8% achieve them. While these
Many people are familiar with the 13th century philosopher and mystic, Meister Eckhart, who made one of the most compelling statements about gratitude about 700 years ago. “If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” Essentially Eckhart is inviting us to pause more often, and recognize
Everyone loves the good cheer and warm welcome holiday decorations bring to any space. Imagine centerpieces of pine or willow-branch, glowing with red, silver or white candles and your favorite ornaments. Dress your doors or mantels with garland with pops of this year's trendiest colors. Get ready for wreaths that adorn your windows or doors
In May, Plant Solutions accepted the coveted Living Product Challenge Petal Certification for its MossWallArt™—the first and only interior art offering to be granted petal certification. But what exactly does this certification represent, and how does it pave the way for the next frontier of design? Let’s dive in. Pairing less harm with more good.
Landscapes around the world are influenced by many different factors, including cultural influences, the types of materials readily available in the area and the plants that do well in the local climate. Taking inspiration from the way gardens and natural spaces are set up in other parts of the world is a great way to
If you’ve ever attempted to arrange your own plants to create an indoor landscape, you know there is more to it than how the elements are placed in the space. An interior landscape should include a variety of elements chosen to work together to make it visually interesting without being crowded. There are many elements
Failing to include plant life in your businesses master plan can be a big mistake. While we may not notice it, plants have a constant positive effect on humans. Not only do plants improve the air quality in an indoor space by producing more oxygen, the smells and textures they provide have additional physiological effects