concepts, environments and products
to resonate emotionally with people
I believe that if cities were designed softer, our social attitude would change.
We are affected -constantly- by how our environment is designed. Sometimes we are aware of it. But most often we are not: we might like a place or be repelled by it, but usually can't point out why.
And our emotional response, even when subtle, has a constant, daily effect - in our reaction first, but also in our health and wellbeing. That office space feeds us, and that lobby, and that waiting room, drop by drop, every day.
Through my years as practicing architect, I noticed we can bring much more emotional intelligence and care into daily space.
Designing from how space and materials "make us feel" can create engaging and healthy experiences for people.
I produce and share a monthly material muse, want to receive it fresh?
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what can you do with "that" wall?
"soft" textures between architecture and our body
which add an extra layer of meaning, usability or information
need to "materialize" a feeling?
get a user "advocate" and deliver a memorable experience for your client
and, ultimately, wellbeing for the humans we are serving
interested in affective materials?
explorations on materials, emotions and the body
fresh ideas to feed my client's concepts and projects.