If you're passionate about nature, enchanted by the magic of biophilic design, and captivated by the allure of moss wall art, prepare to embark on a literary journey that will awaken your senses and inspire your creative spirit.
These five books should belong to the bookshelves of every nature lover, biophilic design enthusiast, and moss art connoisseur. Curated by moss artist Paola Di Legge, Ninfa Studio's founder.
1. "Design a Healthy Home: 100 Ways to Transform Your Space for Physical and Mental Wellbeing"
by Oliver Heath
Oliver Heath's "Design a Healthy Home" is a green oasis for those seeking to merge nature's beauty with the comforts of home. Based on the latest evidence and research in well-being and Biophilic Design, Oliver Heath guides us through the art of biophilic design, with practical advice on crafting environments that nurture physical and mental health demonstrating how spaces can become sanctuaries that nurture our well-being. Explore how to connect to nature at home, maximizing natural light, improving air quality and employing the artful incorporation of color, texture, and patterns to craft environments that elevate relaxation, rejuvenation, social bonds, and quality sleep. If you crave spaces that seamlessly blend with the natural world, this book is your roadmap to creating them.
2. "Wild Creations: Inspiring Projects to Create plus Plant Care Tips & Styling Ideas for Your Own Wild Interior"
by Hilton Carter
In "Wild Creations" Hilton Carter invites us into a lush, green realm where the boundaries between indoors and outdoors blur. Hilton's passion for houseplants and biophilic design shines through, encouraging readers to transform their homes into vibrant jungles. This book offers step-by-step instructions for inventive projects, from wall-mounted plants to leather hanging plant stands and even how to craft moss art. The book is a delightful journey into the world of houseplants, offering creative ideas to infuse biophilia into our homes and cultivate our very own lush interior, allowing our creativity to run wild!
3. "The Sensory Home: An Inspiring Guide to Mindful Decorating"
by Pippa Jameson
Pippa Jameson's "The Sensory Home" is a symphony of design and mindfulness, resonating with those who seek harmony in their living spaces. This book explores the profound connection between our senses and the spaces we inhabit, diving into a world where every texture, color, and scent plays a role in creating a holistic and inviting home. For moss artists, this book offers a fresh perspective on crafting moss art that engages all the senses and matches the interior styling and textural trends of the home, contributing to increasing the level of biophilic design, engaging all the senses and fostering mindfulness and well-being through design.
4. "Biophilia: You + Nature + Home"
by Sally Coulthard
"Biophilia: You + Nature + Home" by Sally Coulthard invites readers to rediscover their relationship with nature within their own home. Coulthard's holistic approach to biophilic design ensures that every aspect of your living space is in harmony with the natural world. Moss art enthusiasts will find inspiration in the pages of this book, discovering new ways to merge moss creations with their interiors. Within these pages, Coulthard presents a wealth of tangible examples and practical insights, delving into topics such as materials and decor, color schemes, shapes and patterns, the play of light and rhythms, air quality and temperature control, vistas and spatial arrangements, as well as the soothing presence of water.
Coulthard masterfully conveys the biophilic philosophy championed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, who once articulated, "Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you." Those seeking to infuse their living or working spaces with the tranquil essence of the natural world will find this exceptional guide to be an invaluable spiritual resource.
5. "The Biophilia Effect: A Scientific and Spiritual Exploration of the Healing Bond between Humans and Nature" by Clemens G. Arvay
Clemens G. Arvay's "The Biophilia Effect" is a scientific and spiritual exploration of our innate connection to nature. Arvay brilliantly demonstrates how embracing biophilia can improve our physical and mental health. With compelling research and thought-provoking insights, this book illuminates the transformative power of nature in our lives, revealing the profound impact nature has on our wellbeing. For those moss wall art lovers, this book provides a deeper understanding of the therapeutic and transformative power of moss in our lives.
These five books are your passport to a world where nature, design, and moss art intertwine. Whether you're dreaming of a moss-covered paradise, seeking to create biophilic sanctuaries, or simply yearning for a deeper connection to the natural world, these books offer wisdom, inspiration, and the promise of a greener, more harmonious life. In the meantime, you can download our free guide "Practical Tips for a Biophilic Home". Dive in, enjoy and let your love for nature flourish!