Bringing natural elements into interior spaces has proven benefits. The considered selection of flooring materials is an important element in a biophilic design scheme.
“Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction.”
Edward O. Wilson
Author - Biophilia: The human bond with other species
The benefits of biophilic design are tangible and measurable
Productivity can be increased by 8%, rates of well-being up by 13%, increases in creativity, with reduced absenteeism and presenteeism.
Rates of learning typically increase by 20-25%, test results, concentration & attendance all show improvements and impacts of ADHD reduce.
Post-operative recovery times are decreased by 8.5% with a reduction in pain medication by around 22%.
Biophilic Flooring Portfolio
Plastic lookalikes are not natural so, by definition, they do not belong in a biophilic design scheme. The biophilic materials library below consists of natural materials with commercial durability and performance.