A Wellness Club That Lets Foresee The Future

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When you think of a wellness club ,soft, down-to-earth aesthetics might come to your mind. However, why not change the perception of what wellness is anyhow as we try to transmit in our recently published trend report The New Care Economy. If the understanding of care and wellness changes, why not its design?   Mingzhe Water Spiritual Realm Health Club is located …

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The New Care Economy – Our Wellbeing Trend Report

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Our latest wellbeing trend package, The New Care Economy is published. Ten months of research have come to an end, and we are thrilled to present to you what we've been working on. In recent months, you have heard us talk about a shifting consciousness of Care and Wellness that has entered every corner of our lives, inside and outside our homes …

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How does wellbeing look like translated into a home

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Going through all the 84 projects for the FRAME Awards as a jury member, I am surprised by how many projects play with the absence of color. However, this Greek summer house is one of the few submissions where I don't mind. One of the reasons we share the project today is that we consider the idea of creating a …

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Art In A Japanese Bathhouse

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We all dream of traveling again soon, and Japan is definitely on my list right on top. I remember a few visits to a bathhouse and enjoying my first experience with their bathing and wellbeing culture very much. That's why I was immediately drawn to this project submitted within the current FRAME Awards. This small project for a bathhouse in Kumamoto, …

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How to design a welcoming tiny and warm coffee roaster

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An organic palette of materials and color welcomes visitors when entering this tiny and warm coffee roaster in Gunma, Japan. Snark Inc. was commissioned to renovate a building used as an office and turn it into a specialty coffee roaster and coffee stand. It has a workshop equipped with three roasting machines, a coffee cupping space, and a coffee stand …

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Why Round Shapes Spark Joy And 5 Examples Of Chubbiness

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Designer and author Ingrid Fetell Lee, who has been researching joy for ten years, shares in her TED Talk Where joy hides and how to find it that neuroscientists have discovered a reaction to why round shapes spark joy and make us feel good. There is no surprise that aesthetics change people's attitudes and mood; forms and shapes are just one part …

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