Perspectives

Mindful Design: Escape the Chaos
Jun 23, 2017 Featured, Health and Wellness

Mindful Design: Escape the Chaos

In 1960, a new design concept was introduced to the American public by the Editor in Chief of House Beautiful, Elizabeth Gordon. The new concept was named “Shibui” and by definition meant: describes a profound, unassuming, quiet feeling. It is a design concept that is unobtrusive, unostentatious and is never complicated or contrived. This simple design concept, while it was new to the United States in the 1960’s, dates back centuries in Japanese culture and features the design [...]

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Wellness for Every Interior
May 11, 2017 Featured, Health and Wellness

Wellness for Every Interior

In today's modern world there is a big emphasis on wellness in every industry and in design, this is no different. Different aspects of design can affect our health in numerous ways including its abilities to lower our stress levels. But, it goes far beyond what colors we put on the walls or the fabric used in bedding or the texture of a carpet. Here at Sensory Six, we are always on the lookout for new ways to emphasize wellness in our designs. In fact, our name comes from the strong belief that [...]

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 Wellness in the Workplace
Apr 28, 2017 Featured, Health and Wellness

Wellness in the Workplace

We have seen offices change so much over the years. They have gone from rows and rows of cubicles to collaborative work spaces with a hip vibe and flexible space to promote innovation. Besides the office being just a place of work, we have seen a new trend in workplace design: promoting employee wellness. Through design, we are able to facilitate healthier environments into the office through subtle, but thoughtful use of active design that gets up and moving! By placing trash cans in areas that [...]

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Creating Wellness Spaces at Home and at Work
Aug 15, 2015 Featured, Health and Wellness

Creating Wellness Spaces at Home and at Work

Here are a few important facts: According to the World Health Organization, the cost of stress to American businesses is as high as $300 billion. Over the last 30 years, self-reported levels of stress have increased 18 percent for women and 25 percent for men. Stress plays a role in a wide array of illnesses, like high blood pressure, afflicting nearly 70 million, and costing $130 billion a year to treat, or diabetes, which 25 million Americans have.   As you can see, increasing [...]

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Finding Your Own Personal 21st Century Zen™
Jun 29, 2015 Featured, Health and Wellness

Finding Your Own Personal 21st Century Zen™

  Sensory Six describes its design style as 21st Century Zen™.  This means luxurious, harmonic and calming style that appeals to all the senses and is grounded in nature.  It is strongly based on our belief that spaces at work and at home should be a haven and an inspiration.  They should make you feel like you are on vacation.   Recently, our founder, Sandra Fox, actually went on a much-need vacation to beautiful St. John in the Virgin Islands. She came back [...]

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