Posts Tagged ‘Feng Shui’
Creating a logo for your business is one of the first things that you do when setting it up. But don't do this in haste. A logo communicates so much about how you feel about your business and the energy that you will attract. Of course, the energy of the logo should be reflective ...Read more.
Where your family members sit for dinner and the type of table you sit at has an impact on the family dynamics and your Feng Shui. Let me demonstrate to you: One of my client's was the only female in the household with a husband and several young boys and she didn't feel supported ...Read more.
The Father, according to Chinese culture and Feng Shui, represents Heaven, the Creative force, and strong yang energy that complements the Mother or receptive yin energy. The Father energy is important to everyone, and most importantly the male head of household (whether or not he's a father). (Each of the Bagua areas represent a ...Read more.
In just about every workshop and lecture that I do, I ask the participants if they use their front door. Typically half of the audience raises their hands – just half! Does that amaze you? Not me! The reason for this is due to the architecture of our homes. So many of our suburban homes ...Read more.
One reader wrote in recently, asking what I thought about round work spaces. My response was "send some photos!" And that is what she did. The photo to the left is her office space, a dual-level "eco-hab." But the reader and her husband also construct what she calls "o-pods." These adorable "spaces in the ...Read more.
Biophilic design: a strange term. Hmmmm, just like Feng Shui! And they are related in another way, too. They both are about connecting man to the natural world. I heard about biophilic design while googling "Nature Deficit Disorder" two years ago, after reading The Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv (great book). ...Read more.
I truly believe that our homes are a reflection of what is going on inside ourselves. I see it over and over again. Where there is imbalance with my clients, there is an imbalance in the home. One area that I speak about often is the Romance & Relationship area. (See how you can ...Read more.
Architect and colleague of mine, Anthony Musso, is currently working on a new green home building project in Roslyn called Flower Hill. It's a "net zero" energy project, meaning that this home will have zero energy consumption and zero carbon emissions. It's a beautiful, self-sufficient home. Based in Cold Spring Harbor, Tony has been ...Read more.
Green walls are sometimes more than walls made from recycled content or a more sustainable material. The kind of "green" that I mean here is a wall covered with greenery, aka plant life. Green roofs have been around for a few decades, but green walls are a newer invention. Systems for green walls incorporate ...Read more.
I love incorporating the 5 natural elements into a garden setting. Metal is especially fun as it is a great hard scape material and is represented by round and oval shapes. Also, the colors of white, silver and gold are metal. Metal represents refinement and boldness. A little goes a long way. What Not ...Read more.