In order to fully understand and design for the ranch house, I wanted to understand more of the psychological and physical aspects of it.
color: Neutral palette. Greenery from outside.
light: large amounts of natural light. two lamps. overhead light.
graphics: B&W organic paintings.
Roof design allows sound to interact more fluidly in space.
Textiles absorb sound waves.
Floor change increases hearing.
The flow of smell is equally dispersed, as the living room bisects the outside and the kitchen. The use of fabrics can sometimes catch unwanted odors.
Textiles such as carpets, sofas, chairs enable users with warmth.
Contrasts with the granite floors and tile.
The flow throughout the space allows for entertaining and socializing. The living room also utilizes a floor change to increase visibility and dynamicism to space.
Multiple textures in space allowing for constant stimulation. Artifacts that are unfamiliar adds visual and tactile interest. Constant change in feeling from smooth to rough to soft to solid.
The furniture in the space is interesting and uncommon. This allows for a visual and tactile impression. These artifacts welcome the users and provide a variety of physical stimulation.