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The Secret to a Healthy Home: Important Interior Design Advice

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The Secret to a Healthy Home: Important Interior Design Advice

Today, a house is more than a location where people congregate to spend time with loved ones, sleep soundly, or store treasured possessions. It is genuinely possible to create a wellness refuge in your home.

improved domestic cuisine

Smaller pantries and fewer foods visible to clients, they report, make them less likely to snack. Prioritize fresh food with more possibilities for cold storage rather than making space to keep processed food items. Think about upgrading your refrigerator, adding a second freezer in the garage for frozen vegetables, or installing a separate crisper drawer unit in your kitchen island. Place some apples or other fruit in a bowl on your counter to keep fresh food visible.

bigger windows

Consider getting bigger if you’re remodeling or need to replace an occasional window. If at all possible, increase the size of the window opening. Alternatively, choose a window manufacturer that produces mullions or frames with a thinner window construction. More light must be allowed into the house. The majority of Canadians are unaware of how small their windows are and how much additional light they could add to their area if this renovation consideration was made. Sunlight exposure elevates happiness and encourages wellness.

Cover those new windows right now!

Contrary to what was stated above, it is imperative to keep windows covered in some areas of your home. Make certain that the bedroom windows have operable blackout draperies to completely block out light at night. The greatest window coverings for darkening a space are drapes, which can also be fully opened during the day to let in the most light. Drapes can create a cool, dark environment that is ideal for sleeping. Blinds don’t provide complete coverage (in the absence of a track to stop light leakage at the edge). For kids, who could have street lighting visible from their windows, this is especially important.

Reduce the volume

We are aware of the importance of sleep when it comes to long-term heath, yet due to our hectic schedules, it frequently gets neglected. Consider installing a complete broadloom or practically wall-to-wall area carpet in your bedroom to help you sleep and relax. By absorbing background noise, it will also aid in fostering a peaceful environment. The use of complete draperies, pillows, and even felt wall panels as ornamentation all contribute to a more peaceful environment at night.

Make your house look less cluttered.

I frequently hear from clients that they feel better after I rearrange things and “tidy up” the space by placing things with a design eye. I firmly believe that the development of visual order is responsible for some of this contentment, perhaps because I put in the effort. Beautiful vistas should be created so that there is less clutter in your line of sight or, better yet, behind doors. It’s a little thing, but it may make you feel calmer and affect how you feel in your area.

expand the area for original thought

Consider setting up your workspace in front of a window with an excellent or lengthy view if you enjoy creating things at home, whether it be writing, painting, beading, or anything else. Working while gazing out the window is the plan. A high, vaulted ceiling or a lengthy perspective, according to my research on the creative brain, are more conducive to creative thought. Consider a smaller area with no long view if you need a room for chores that call for focus and concentration. Like paying bills, as it is less distracting.

For all circumstances, lighting

I adore lighting and believe it to be crucial to a space. It is advisable to get ready for sleep in the evening by relaxing with a warmer color of illumination. To produce this warmth, lower pot lights in living areas or bedrooms to no more than 3000k. Also, make sure to lower them just a little to achieve a warm color temperature of about 2700k. Which is comparable to a low table lamp with a beige-cream shade. In order to simulate sunset and trigger your body’s circadian cycles, evening lighting should actually originate. From dimmer pot lights, table lamps, or wall sconces, with less overhead lighting generally.

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