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Six 2024 Design Association Trend Predictions That Enhance Wellness

The prestigious American Society of Interior Designers just released a top trends list for the new year. Six of the 11 can enhance wellness potential. I share these in my latest article, with insights from designers around the country about how they’re already implementing these trends in their projects. Check it out here.

Living room with brick fireplace, two traditional couches, built-in cabinetry and tall windows.

Rooms with quality, toxin-free furnishings create a canvas for quiet luxury.
(CREDIT: SHINE INTERIOR DESIGN STUDIO / RETT PEEK PHOTOGRAPHY)

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BONUS NUGGETS

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NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS RESOURCE

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Are you planning to get fit this year, get organized, start a new business, eat healthier or sleep better? Whatever resolutions you’re setting for 2024, my Wellness by Design book can help you succeed by making your home your ally! So many people fail because their home spaces sabotage, rather than support, their success.

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BONUS CHAPTER AVAILABLE NOW!

Promotion for Wellness by Design book bonus chapter with original cover featuring kitchen sink with herb holder.When I wrote my latest book and sent in the final manuscript, I had no idea that a pandemic was going to be hitting us in a matter of weeks. (WELLNESS BY DESIGN published in September 2020 when we were deep into it.)

We’ve experienced a great deal of national crises in the three years since  – including some of the worst wildfires and hurricanes – so I thought a bonus chapter would be helpful for readers. Here are some of the topics that are covered:

  • Adding resilience to your home
  • Insights and benefits of multi-generational living
  • Tips on noise reduction
  • How and why to create flex spaces
  • Importance of access to nature
  • New advances in smart home technology – what’s next!

Click here to find out how to get your FREE copy of the Bonus Chapter!

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SOCIAL GOLD

If you want to catch replays of any of my Wellness Wednesday Clubhouse conversations on topics like designing man caves or she-sheds, music rooms or water features, spaces for neurodiverse family members, clients with Alzheimer’s or allergies, saunas and steam showers and many other hot topics, you can find those here:

2023 Recordings:

2022 Recordings:

2021 Recordings:

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GOLD DUST

Here are a few links from around the web to enhance your home, health, safety and life:

Nutrition-related: Best juicers of 2024 – New York Times Wirecutter

Remodeling-related: Debunking key bathroom remodeling mythsSan Diego Union-Tribune

Maintenance-related: Best homemade carpet cleanersReal Simple

 

 

 

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Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS,  MCCWC

Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC
San Diego, CA

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