During the 1970's many workplace studies looked into how to improve morale and productivity, followed by studies in the 80's around SBS (sick building syndrome) several factors were identified, one however stood out for both its aesthetic and practical benefits to the work environment.
The use of indoor planting was proven to reduce toxins such as VOCs (Volitile organic compounds) from carpets, melamine , digital circuitry etc.
In adition to this, the improved aesthic , the feel and perception of the workplace became an issue. Staff felt more valued with cosmetic changes and visitors had an instantly improved first impression of a professional, modern workplace.
Its now become the norm to accomodate planting within Swansea and Cardiff offices, and for us to provide and maintain them to ensure they provide all the benefits we know they can.
Design wise, a simple repeat pattern can be very striking