3. Ergonomic Comfort and Movement in Space
This key point includes creating floor and furniture plans that make it easy to flow through a space. In universal design, this means removing any obstacles, such as a rug that can be tripped over, and leaving enough space between furnishings for a wheelchair or walker to pass through.
This point also incorporates finding harmony and balance in our indoor spaces. Panelist Clodagh, who uses one name, focuses on the healing aspects of design, and she creates balance by utilizing the ancient principles of feng shui and considering how all five senses will experience the design. Clodagh’s wellness-in-design approach also incorporates the latest advances in chromotherapy, aromatherapy, sustainability and biophilia.