Biophilic Design and the Built Environment
Human receptors can quickly tell the difference between real and synthetic materials, thus, the use of natural materials with minimal processing in architecture and interiors is a key component of biophilic design. The right choice of materials can have a significant impact on human wellbeing, proven by two studies (Tsunetsugu, Miyazaki & Sato in 2007; and Lichtenfeld in 2012) which show that a material connection with nature in design increases creative performance and reduces blood pressure respectively.
To bring these benefits to the washroom, we created The Aerofoil using Carrara or Negro Marquina marble. Hand honed and semi-polished, it can bring a natural touch to any washroom. Find out more here.