Can biophilic design and the incorporation of greenery into your space really make you happier, healthier and make your space a space that people seek out and actually want to be?

Pillow Moss Close Up. Photo by @peaceonelovephoto.

The idea that people have an innate affinity for nature dates back to the 1980s, but designing spaces according…


There is no shortage of recommendations, advice, and protocols for safety in the workplace during the pandemic from savvy, strategically-minded architects, designers, HR experts, and building planners as we all work to navigate the current physical workplace and design for wellness.

We will spare you the slurry of terms such…


November 20, 2019Leave a Comment

Green branding, green values, and sustainable product options matter. We’ll tell you why, share our list of brands that are doing a phenomenal job and share how showing off your sustainable side affects your bottom line in a very, very, positive way.

From office environments…


An Introduction to Dr. Ibrahim of HOK

We have been thinking about biophilic design in healthcare for quite some time. But in the past, we wondered if the healthcare industry would find our products too risky. That’s why when we watched Dr. Andrew M. Ibrahim of HOK present on the topic, we were transfixed. Turns out, not…


July 3, 2019, Leave a Comment

Creative Moss Design by Planters Group, UAE.

BEYOND AESTHETICS AND INTO REAL, HUMAN EXPERIENCE

Last week, thought and practice leaders in biophilic design gathered at the Phoenician Hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona to attend HOTEC Design Conference. Top of mind for hospitality designers now and for the foreseeable future is rife with…


We had the opportunity and pleasure to interview the highly knowledgeable and delightful Emma Loewe. In addition to being the Sustainability Editor for mindbodygreen, Ms. Loewe is an environmentalist and self-described, “editor, author, photographer, and wannabe minimalist.” …


The Midwest U. S. is more far more sustainable and forward in both thinking and practice than you might think.

Sometimes other parts of the country they call us “flyover country.” You can read the full list of misconceptions about the Midwest along with with a detailed breakdown of the…


It is not uncommon to see beautiful moss wall installations in hotels and across the hospitality industry in their lobbies and occasionally in a meeting room, but what we have not seen (yet) are the hotels that adopt a moss design piece for every room. …


UPDATED: December 2019

You have likely seen at least one article on why moss is highly beneficial for the home and for the workplace but we’d like to share why green walls aka moss walls (see our previous post on the differences between the types of green walls)make excellent sense…


UPDATED: March 13, 2020

Biophilic design is good for your mental and physical well being and we will explain why. …

The Fat Plant Society

Kasey L Riley: CMO, Primary Writer, and Editor for The Fat Plant Society, a biophilic design studio.

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