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  • Why We Do What We Do: Standing the Test of Time
      The final element of our series in creating spaces designed for human behavior is durability. Durability is just as important as the other elements of design, especially since we are discussing topics in a public setting. This segment investigates the standards that furniture must meet to withstand use in a public setting, and specifically how a product can maintain its durability a...
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  • Why We Do What We Do: Productivity Down? It's Your Chair's Fault...
    Understanding the psychological factors related to space design and furniture choice is only half the battle. When considering furniture that encourages innate human behaviors, we need to also address the functional aspects. Furniture needs to make people feel safe by providing them a sense of Haven and protecting their Personal Bubble without sacrificing comfort or functionality. Today’s instal...
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  • ACRL Presents AGATI + Tappé Architects Webinar
                        The dynamic duo of Joe Agati and Jeff Hoover of Tappé Architects from Boston, MA is back on May 2nd, 2PM EST. What will they be chatting about in their ACRL webinar?
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  • Why We Do What We Do: Your Safe Haven
    Credit: Stock Photo What comes to mind when you hear the word “comfort”? Sometimes it’s a warm cup of tea, other times it might be sitting in front of a cozy fireplace on your favorite chair. Whatever you might envision when you think of “comfort,” there’s a connection to our instincts and our desire to feel safe; things that give us a sense of “Haven.” As humans, our sense of Haven often manif...
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  • Why We Do What We Do: The Personal Bubble
    Designing with space in mind means more than designing for maximizing square footage – designing with space in mind considers the personal space of individuals using the area. In this segment of our Designing for Human Behavior series, we’ll discuss the “personal bubble” each of us has, how that changes when interacting in public spaces, and how to design spaces that provide comfort with the per...
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  • Why We Do What We Do: Creating Cozy
    As humans, we all have a need to feel safe.  We often refer to our safest spaces as our “happy place”. On the surface, your “happy place” might be different from your neighbor's, but at the core, everyone’s “happy place” is merely a space where they feel physically and emotionally safe.
  • Why We Do What We Do: Designing for Human Behavior I
    [This blog is part 1 of a 6 part series based on Joe S. Agati's webinar "Designing for Human Behavior".] It’s pretty much human nature to consider furniture for its intended purpose. Will it be used in a lounge? Maybe it will be placed in an area dedicated to individual quiet study?  Should it be modern, traditional, or something else? This approach is nothing new, and rightfu...
  • Making Smart Fabric Choices for Institutional Spaces
    What makes a good fabric? - Is it durability? Aesthetics? A balance of both? In the furniture world, fabrics can make or break the longevity of a product, making understanding fabric choices a top priority for any designer or planner. Kim Darke from Momentum Group brings her fabric know-how to the table in this AGATI guest blog to help you understand the right fabric choices for your space and how...
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