Inspired by Nature identifies the connection between our home environment and our emotional well-being. Celebrated art director and stylist Hans Blomquist begins by sharing the essential components of a well-loved home. Nature is at the heart of his decorating philosophy. Contact with the natural world has been linked to reduced stress levels and improved mood. He further shares how to style vignettes that will add visual interest as well as a connection to our past. Contrasting yet harmonious textures engage our senses. The earthy palette creates a sense of calm and tranquility.
In the second part, the book tours real-life homes that deliver a sense of comfort, contentment, and beauty to inspire the reader to create a home that offers a refuge from the wider world, as well as the perfect place to welcome family and friends.