Five benefits of biophilic office design

Biophilic design incorporates elements from nature, such as plants, water features and natural lighting, into the workplace. Although this approach has yet to hit the mainstream, many experts believe the business benefits mean it will become widespread. Here are five benefits

History is an eye-opener

Study of sleep through the ages shines light on modern-day disruption to rest patterns, as John Illman discovers

Calming the senses for sleep

Bedroom design, choice of bed and other furnishings, lighting and sound-proofing are all central to creating a restful environment, as Joshi Herrmann reports