Posted by admin | July 21, 2016
Being a total advocate of art having a place in the business community,I wanted to offer evidence and also,the opportunity to perhaps discuss having my own particular artwork in an office environment as an experiment.
There are so many drab,grey depressing office environments that staff have to endure throughout their working days.
This has been proved through scientific research and also shown to have an amazing effect on the mind by beautifying the workplace.
Certain colours will draw our attention,if we focus on an artwork we really like or,associate with,it releases the pleasure chemical within the brain.
it brings wellbeing and has been said to offer similar emotions to looking at a loved one.
“IN AN OFFICE WITH ART, EMPLOYEES WORKED APPROXIMATELY 15% FASTER THAN THOSE IN THE AUSTERE OFFIC”
“The impact of art in the workplace is often underestimated. Splashes of color in a painting can alter the mood of a meeting room or a piece of unusual artwork can provide a talking point in a bland corporate space. But can artwork have a direct impact on employee productivity or well-being? It seems the answer is yes.” Karen Higginbottom
The colour Red is the most vibrant of all the colours. It stimulates the adrenal gland and the neurons. This color is ideal to wear for a walk or exercise as it is an invigorating colour.
Have you ever wondered why Smiley is yellow? The reason is that yellow helps to release a chemical in the brain called Serotonin, essential for causing a happy mood.
If you want some creative juices spilling out of your mind then get exposed to the color Blue. It is believed to have a soothing effect on human mind as it helps to produce some calming chemicals in the brain.However too much exposure to this color may cause depression. Blue is used a lot in cooperate sector as it denotes loyalty.
I claim none of the above as my original thoughts or discoveries.
I am simply bringing the undeniable facts that art and colour have benefits for us all