An artistic representation of”An Area For Being,” Google’s 2019 Salone del Mobile Milano installation, which intends to research neuroaesthetics and was developed in partnership with Mutto, Reddymade Architecture and the International Arts + Mind Lab at Johns Hopkins University. Visitors spend five minutes in each of the 3 rooms participating with their environment.
These reactions are our bodies’ responses to our surroundings, whether it’s something we see, touch, hear or smell, taste. Designers consider these sensory inputs to evoke certain feelings in people. A field of research that investigates the effect of encounters on biology, neuroaesthetics, provides insight into which inputs elicit specific answers. It is why your heartbeat may change why your energy level could shift based on the colors around you and when fabrics touch.