Home Interiors for Optimal Health
Wellness Kitchen Design
The kitchen is one of the home’s busiest spots, but also one that can produce smoke and thereby wrest from indoor air quality. Your kitchen also contains furniture such as cabinets and shelves which, if made with pressed wood or similar materials, can leak formaldehyde – a
Filling your home with indoor plants or dedicating an entire space to create your very own vertical or living wall can benefit your family’s health in many ways. For one, green areas are known to lower levels of stress hormone, cortisol. Too much stress can trigger anxiety and depression, so finding ways to promote tranquility through good design is important. Plants can also help improve indoor quality, since they absorb CO2. Different types of plant suit specific design styles. A vertical wall is ideal for even the most modern or mimimalist home styles, since it adds a splash of green beauty without occupying any floorspace. Herb shelves, meanwhile, look great in practically any kitchen – all they need is to be close to a window and regular watering.
Discreet Air Filters
HEPA air filters are a popular addition to many American homes, since they are capable of trapping microscopic dander, pollen, dust, and other items that
Your home interiors don’t have to be minimalist to be clutter-free. If you are in the process of redesigning your home, analyze existing pieces of furniture and decor items to see if each piece has a purpose or reason for being there. As stated in research by the
Tidiness, clean air, and green spaces are just a few things to keep in mind when designing a home with wellness in mind. Ventilation and natural light are also important, so if you have to, why not knock down a wall here and there to make room for floor-to-ceiling glass doors or walls? Remember that hidden items (such as filters and discreet air purifiers) can also play an important role in optimizing the air quality of your home.