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Bring the outdoors in

We are all aware of the benefits of spending time in nature, but often in our modern lives it can feel like we only see nature out of our office windows, or fleetingly whilst popping out to grab a sandwich at lunch. So, what’s the solution? Biophilic design, or, connecting the outdoors with the indoors. Interior designer, Silvia Ceria, tells us how and why we should all make our homes a shade or two greener.

My journey started with a moment of deep self-reflection. I was stuck in an office job I really didn’t like and I remember feeling like I was literally wasting my days. The moment I realised it was quite shocking to me, and that’s when I decided I needed to pull myself out of that situation. What followed was an intense period where I looked inside myself as I never did before. Then I came across a book about interior design which made something tick inside my mind. After some more research, I enrolled in design school and I loved it so much I understood that was my path to follow. And then, in 2017, the real journey began as I opened my own website, DforDesign. Today, DforDesign is both my job and my passion. Through my e-design services, I help people create a home where they can truly feel good. I also curate a design blog, where I focus on my main ‘design loves’: biophilic design, sustainability and minimalist style.

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