Entries by tfiori

The Art of Conversation

Your home should not only reflect your personality but help to propel your story. The chapters of your life are written through the colors, the accessories and perhaps most of all, the artwork you choose.

Fabulous Foyers

As the father of American landscape architecture, Frederick Law Olmsted recognized the power of the pathway. He understood that people’s innate tendency to meander generated a need for incorporating defined entrances and exits into design. Similarly, your home should have a clear and welcoming entry way. Think of your foyer as a first impression. What […]

The Healing Effects of Light: Wellness Principle #1

Until I started designing spaces for other people I didn’t realize that I had actually been “studying” design my entire life.  I was raised in a household where my mother wasn’t always healthy. Many days I’d come home from school and find her sitting in our living room—the one room in our house that had been […]

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Design Principle #4: Designing for Wellness: Visual & Sensory Elements

Can art help people connect? Research says yes. One organization recently examined how its institutional art collection affected their employee’s mood and performance. It was discovered that the staff garnered a connection to their work place. The artwork promoted social interactions, evoked emotional responses and facilitated personal connections.  As a design firm specializing in wellness, we can’t […]

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Design can help you feel in control

The past several weeks have been interesting  (and sad) to say the least. I’ve found myself fortunate to be able to conduct almost all business from my home office.  I’m in awe of how those around us have adapted quickly and have committed to keeping in touch.  We’ve all found strength in collaboration. This month I’ve […]

Design Principle #4: Designing for Wellness: Visual & Sensory Elements

Can art help people connect? Research says yes. One organization recently examined how its institutional art collection affected their employee’s mood and performance. It was discovered that the staff garnered a connection to their work place. The artwork promoted social interactions, evoked emotional responses and facilitated personal connections.  As a design firm specializing in wellness, we can’t […]