If you don't design your life, someone else will.
Senses & Spaces is here to help you design your life and the spaces you inhabit to the fullest.
7 Tips for Designing the Perfect Space
The spaces you inhabit - your bedroom, your living room, your office, even your bathroom - should be a reflection of your personality & your style. Hang inspirational prints on the walls & be brave! Don't fill up the space with what's trending, but fill it up with the things you love and that make you happy...
"Good architecture is like a good therapy session, a good marriage, a good poem - gently and almost invisibly allowing you to be you, as flawed and as beautiful as you are."
- Robert Sullivan
Imagine going to a foreign country and walking barefoot 90% of your time there. What is the first thing that comes to your mind? Two weeks ago, I went to Myanmar (Burma) and although I have traveled to many different countries around the world, this was my first time going to a third world country. What brought me to Myanmar...
The Importance of Our Senses
How did we come to know what we know? We come to know the truth through our senses. Our senses are our learning tools. As children, we innocently touch or even bite everything that comes our way in order to gain an understanding of our environment...
"In a fragment of a second you can understand: Things you know, things you don’t know, things you don’t know that you don’t know, conscious, unconscious, things which in a fragrant of a second you can react to: we can all imagine why this capacity was given to us as human beings – I guess to survive. Architecture to me has the same kind of capacity. It takes longer to capture, but the essence to me is the same. I call this atmosphere. When you experience a building and it gets to you. It sticks in your memory and your feelings. I guess that's what I am trying to do."
- Peter Zumthor