Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Office Plants have Hidden Benefits

From ASID, Eye on Design.  Studies have shown that office plants may help improve indoor air quality, but new research suggests they may have other benefits as well. In a study conducted in Norway, the researchers determined that cognitive performance is better in offices with plants than without plants, even when the offices included desks next to a window that looked out over a natural landscape.

For the complete article, please visit:  http://www.researchdesignconnections.com/content/office-plants-worth-fertilizer-01-21-11

Shown above is a dental office reception area featuring blooming and green plants, cut flowers and an original painting by Rogers, provided by Art Rent and Lease.  Flowers and artwork help to lessen patient anxiety and brighten the space!

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