Why I Decided to Become a Wellness Interior Designer
For the the first time in 100 years the life expectancy is decreasing. (1)
Yet healthy options from food, exercise, supplements to relaxation, travel, and meditation retreats are better than ever, so what has yet to change...
Our Built Environment
The way we build, the materials we use, how we design has been slow to change to reflect a focus on health and taking responsibility for what is being put in commercial buildings and homes.
Studies have found on average that 90% of our time is spent indoors and the indoor air pollutants are 2-5 times higher than outdoor air levels. (2)
Our build environment has striped down to remove any connection to the place its built, removing any connections to nature. "Globally, nearly half (47%) of office employees have no natural light in their working environment, and almost two thirds (58%) have no live plants in their workspace." (3)