Bringing the outdoors in | Understanding biophilic design

The day celebrated biophilic design and highlighted our need to reconnect with nature for improved health and well-being. During the day, there was a terrarium workshop, expert talks, and plant displays.

HELD ON: Saturday 4th May 2024

Time: 10am - 4pm

Location: Elements Kitchens Showroom, RG30 1EA

What you thought

I had a great time...sometimes you come to a free event and you don't know how good it's going to be, but I found it really interesting.

Joanne H, Event attendee

I learned a few new things about plants, which is saying something since I have a lot of plants!

Rosetta C, Event attendee

Let us know if you have any other events. It was really interested and unexpected!

Marianna M, Event attendee

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The event

Visitors enjoyed a range of expert talks, plant displays, and terrarium workshop presented by local businesses and experts.

Participating local experts and businesses:

Kim Dixon (Office Principles)

Event video

Event Highlights

Jordan showed visitors how easy and cost effective it is to put together their own terrarium, and answered visitor questions. Watch the video to find out how it went in Jordan's own words.

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Nicla explored how biophilic design can be incorporated into our homes, its connection to colour psychology.

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Kim spoke about the importance of incorporating biophilic design into office spaces, and how this can be achieved.

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Emmanuel spoke about his research into the benefits of having plants inside and the crossover between the proven physical benefits and the psychological benefits.


Richfield Garden Centre provided beautiful plant displays for the day, including olive trees, Geraniums, Snake plants (mother-in-law's tongue), and Azaleas.

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Biophilic Kitchen Design Concept | Elements Kitchens

Elements Kitchens design team put together a beautiful biophilic-inspired kitchen design concept. This included plants, a a range of natural materials.

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FREEBIE | Herb plant

All visitors were given a beautiful range of herbs to choose from to help them get started with their own biophilic designs.

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ACTIVITY | Grow your own herbs

All visitors were given the opportunity to try planting their own herb plants. Assistance was provided by Jordan from 7 Flowers and Tea.

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