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February 2021 Newsletter

Material Matters – February Building Better with Biomimicry and Biophilic Design

Going Au Naturel- Biomimicry in Building Materials

FUN FACT: The Singapore Theater design was inspired by the popular Durian fruit whose spikes perform multiple functions including deterring animals and birds and allowing the structure to accumulate heat.

Biomimicry is the imitation of billions of years of nature’s learning to solve complex human problems.  Architecture and building materials are now taking cues from nature in design and product development. Check out our blog post here

Creative As a Mother (nature)- Biophilic Design in Building Materials

FUN FACT: Incorporating natural elements like plants and sunlight into a space can result in 6% increased productivity, 15% increased level of well being and 15% more creativity.*   (*The Global Impact of Biophilic Design in the Workplace)

Designing with Biophilic Materials can lead to:

  • Less Stress
  • Improved Productivity
  • Less Absenteeism
  • Happier employees, teachers, students and You

Take our course on Biophilic Design linked here to learn techniques for creating healthy spaces. Or listen in to our Biophilic Design Podcast linked here

Biophilic Design + Biomimicry + Butterflies = Beautiful Bring both concepts together with creative design techniques

 Kirei “butterflies” made from EchoPanel.

FUN FACT: A group of butterflies is called a kaleidoscope!

 Kirei EchoPanel is an acoustic tool that comes in several standard tile and baffle options, and can also be custom cut into a myriad of shapes, so let your ideas take flight with EchoPanel acoustic solutions made for designers!

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February Vignette- Stop & Smell the ROASNBLIATN

Top left to Right : 

Organoid BERGWIESN (Flower) 

Organoid ROASNBLIATN (pink)

Organoid WILDSPITZE ROSENGARTEN (hay w/ red flecks)

Organoid BLIATNPRACHT light flax backing (tan w/ multi color)


Organoid MOUS HELLGRIAN (Moss)

 View these colors and request samples here

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