I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright. ~Henry David Thoreau
Imagine yourself meandering through the park on a balmy day surrounded by nature’s colors and textures: a warm sun in a brilliant blue sky, the varied shapes of supple green leaves hanging from trees covered by wood bark, the scent of multi-colored flower blossoms and butterflies floating in the air. Can being surrounded by nature help you feel stress-free?
“Research shows that a walk in the park is more than just a nice way to spend an afternoon. It’s an essential component for good health, according to University of Illinois environment and behavior researcher Frances Kuo.”
Studies have proven time and again that color, light, and an access to nature promotes a feeling of calm and by using nature-inspired colors, textures and patterns you can bring a sense of nature into your dental office.
The following materials can give you an idea of how to represent nature in your dental office.
Floors can be covered in easily maintained luxury vinyl having the appearance of stone or wood.
Waiting room chair fabrics can depict leaves or other elements of nature.