Kimberly Beam Holmes

Designing an Attractive Environment with Dr. Sally Augustin

Designing an Attractive Environment with Dr. Sally Augustin

Do you ever wonder how to design an attractive environment? Do colors, smells, sounds, and shapes around us truly affect our moods? Do they control our behaviors? According to today’s guest, Dr. Sally Augustin, the answer is overwhelmingly yes! Dr. Augustin has spent years doing environmental psychology research, and she shares today how our moods and behavior are very much influenced by what we perceive in our surroundings. You won’t want to miss today’s fascinating discoveries about how to design each room in your home, office, or at the gym according to the purpose and desired outcomes in the space.  Dr. Augustin also shares which of the senses is most powerful and how to set up your space for success! Find out how in today’s episode!Today’s Speaker - Dr. Sally AugustinSally Augustin, PhD, is a practicing environmental/design psychologist and the principal at Design With Science. She has extensive experience integrating science-based insights to develop recommendations for the design of places, objects, and services that support desired cognitive, emotional, and physical experiences.Dr. Augustin began her research in retail design projects many years ago. Her experience led her to pursue a PhD in Environmental Psychology. She holds leadership positions in professional organizations such as the American Psychological Association and the Environmental Design Research Association.   Dr. Augustin is the author of Place Advantage:  Applied Psychology for Interior Architecture (Wiley, 2009) and, with Cindy Coleman, The Designer’s Guide to Doing Research:  Applying Knowledge to Inform Design (Wiley, 2012). She has also written a new book called Designology.Website: www.DesignWithScience.comBook: DesignologyYou’ll LearnWhich colors work best in certain rooms and why How sounds can help with concentrationWhich sense is most likely to be nostalgicDo introverts and extroverts process our surroundings differentlyWhich colors evoke emotional and cognitive responsesWhat shapes promote productivityIt Starts With Attraction Ep. 011: Designing an Attractive Environment, with Dr. Sally Augustin

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