The Importance of Well-Being // A Rant

Well-being and mental health are hot topics of conversation at the moment and rightly so. But should ‘design for well-being’ be a thing? Designing for well-being, designing to aid mental health, shouldn’t these just be instilled within general design? Unfortunately, this isn’t always taken into account when designing and students of today are hit with this even harder. Typically and traditionally, student accommodation is designed to fit as many beds as possible, for the smallest possible cost (it’s a business at the end of the day, right?). But this often means that the mental health and well-being of our young people suffers as a result.

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Hello, Hi & Welcome // Top Tips for Biophilic Offices

Hello, hi and welcome to Liven Group, your one-stop-shop for all things design, furniture and fitting. This first blog post will be a 2-parter, a welcome from us and a little about who we are and what we do, and then a top tips list for introducing biophilia to the workplace.

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