Colors of Biophilia: Enhancing Wellness Through Nature-Inspired Colors – NKBA


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Colors of Biophilia: Enhancing Wellness Through Nature-Inspired Colors


June 11, 2024 | 12:00 PM ET


Paula Kennedy, CMKBD, CLIPP, CACC, Owner, Timeless Kitchen Design

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What You Will Learn

Our world is a magnificent tapestry of colors, each shade weaving its unique influence into the fabric of our lives. From the serene blues of the sky to the passionate radiance of the sun, colors possess the remarkable ability to shape our emotions, guide our choices, and enhance our overall well-being.

In this session led by Paula Kennedy, CMKBD,We will unravel the secrets of how colors can be harnessed to create environments that nurture our minds, bodies, and spirits, with a special emphasis on the concept of Biophilic design. Biophilia, which celebrates our intrinsic connection with nature, serves as our guiding principle as we embark on a transformative journey to seamlessly integrate the outdoors into our indoor spaces. This integration enriches our lives through the ingenious use of color and design.

Learning Objectives:

  • Embrace Biophilic Design Principles through Color: Explore the concept of Biophilia and how it can be integrated into Wellness Design. Discover how to use color to enhance the connection between interior spaces and the natural environment, fostering mental and physical well-being.
  • Understand the Psychology of Color & the connection with Wellness Design: We’ll go through a quick recap of how the human eye and brain perceive and interpret color, and how these interpretations influence our emotions and well-being.
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Featured Presenter
Paula Kennedy, CMKBD, CLIPP, CACC

Paula’s industry experience of 25 years and her boutique firm, Timeless Kitchen Design L.L.C., is focused out of a love of kitchen and bath design. NKBA Certified Master Kitchen & Bath Designer, Certified Architectural Color Consultant, Certified Living in Place Professional. Paula is an award-winning designer and serves as a K+BB Advisory Council member, honored as an NKBA Lifetime Ambassador and is recognized as an NKBA Subject Matter Expert. She contributes to the industry by speaking, teaching, curriculum creation, mentoring, and writing, most recently embracing topics of creativity, innovation, technology, wellness, and inclusive design. Inspiring others feeds her passion for design, mentorship, and teaching. Follow Paula on IG @paulakennedyckd

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