Sense of Space articles

Sep 03, 2019
Back To School

School can provide some interesting challenges for children. They need study as they grow, and yet they must also play, explore, and rest. Their rooms should reflect these important activities and cultivate each in a holistic way – not always an easy task when so many homes have small rooms for children. How to balance […]

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Aug 08, 2017
Inviting Exploration

Commercial spaces are far from immune to the logical and integrative principles of Feng Shui. Every physical space requires balance to function well, and for a commercial enterprise to be successful, alignment with its purpose and its customers is essential. In an interview on the Retail Insider website, I discuss some of the key issues […]

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Jul 07, 2017
Wide Horizons

Although they serve an important purpose, the walls and ceilings that shape our homes can feel limiting to our boundless consciousness. Blank walls feel like an artist’s canvas on which the first stroke has not yet been made, and can subconsciously feel like a block – our eyes then naturally go elsewhere, usually down, which […]

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May 29, 2017
Entrancing Entrances

The Japanese have a remarkable knack for creating entrancing entrances. Their capacity to use space intelligently and to create balance is such that even small spaces can take on an inviting air. With their traditionally small homes, they can face many challenges in integrating functionality together with aesthetics, but their capacity to bring life to […]

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Jul 21, 2016
Get Out of Line

You don’t see straight lines in nature. If you’re looking at a straight line, it means that a human being has been there. (Take a look at a map.) The things we see as ‘straight’ in nature – tree trunks or limbs of the body – are actually not straight, but have a subtle irregularity […]

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