Nat­u­ral Se­lec­tion

BIO­PHILIC DE­SIGN HAS MANY FORMS, AS TH­ESE PROD­UCTS PRO­MOT­ING WORK­PLACE WELL-BE­ING IN­DI­CATE

Azure - - SPOTLIGHT - WORDS _Ken­dra Jack­son

1 POWER BAL­ANCE

Light­ing in­no­va­tor Philips has de­vel­oped LEDS that con­trib­ute to over­all well­be­ing in the of­fice by mim­ick­ing the phys­i­o­log­i­cal ef­fects of day­light. Shown here in the Czech head­quar­ters of en­ergy com­pany Innogy, the tun­able white lights are cal­i­brated to boost en­ergy lev­els through­out the day by fluc­tu­at­ing in colour tem­per­a­ture and in­ten­sity. light­ing.philips.ca

2 COALESSE PAT­TERN

De­signed to bring na­ture to the board­room, the nine tex­tu­ral sur­face pat­terns in Coalesse’s dig­i­tal pro­gram can be ap­plied to two of the brand’s glass table­tops and its car­bon-fi­bre Lessthanfive chair. Each mo­tif – de­rived from the earth, wa­ter, sea or sky – can be cus­tom coloured and is of­fered in mul­ti­ple scales. coalesse.com

3 VERDANTA

An award-win­ning col­lab­o­ra­tion with Gensler, Sage­green­life’s Verdanta liv­ing-wall se­ries in­cludes Pro­duc­tiv­ity, a move­able di­vider that can hold up to 120 live plants on one side and a dry-erase sur­face on the other. sage­green­life.com

4 TEX­TURED SKY

Tap­ping into the mood­en­hanc­ing ef­fect of gaz­ing at an open sky, this col­lec­tion of car­pet tiles de­picts three ab­stracted weather pat­terns in 20 neu­tral tones. Each style is of­fered as 25 cm by 1 m planks and 50 by 50 cm tiles. mil­liken­floors.com

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