Biophilic design – or bringing nature into your workplace

I’ve recently had a bit of a sort out in my office, and brought a plant into my field of view when looking at the computer screen. I can also see greenery out of my office window, but I find myself looking at this simple spider plant regularly during the day. The idea that it is beneficial to our well being to bring ‘nature’ into the workplace is growing in recognition. Simple measures such as plants, or even just natural colours on the walls and posters of nature can be effective at improving health, well being and productivity. You may want to read more in this article in the Safety and Health Practitioner (IOSH magazine).