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Do you like to have as many plants and as much light as possible in every room you enter? Do natural patterns and textures make you feel relaxed and at ease? You may be into biophilia, a movement in architecture that explores mankind's love of nature.
The phrase was coined by Harvard biologist Edward O. Wilson, PhD, in his 1984 book by the the same name. He asserts that human beings have an innate and evolutionary based affinity for nature. For further explanation, please see this 2006 New York Times article.
With the idea in mind that nature, whether simulated or real, is beneficial for our moods; I tried to pick out a few items that made me happy.
Susanna is a former copywriter with LampsPlus.com. Working within the online
world, she has created and syndicated content to support a range of
brands. She has an almost unnatural interest in lighting design and is
excited to combine her experience with her curiosity. She constantly
looks for new innovations within the lighting field in materials and
technology while struggling to find a solution for her high-ceilinged