Fractals are the building block of many of nature’s patterns and have been scientifically proven to reduce stress and so provide benefits to physical health. This visual language is the basis for Relaxing Floors, an award-winning modular system designed by 13&9 in collaboration with Fractals Research and Mohawk Group. This collection is the culmination of art, science and human-centered design based on fractal patterns, utilizing fractals to give our eyes a break from the digital world and deliver the essence of nature to the contract built environment.
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Editor in chief Cindy Allen explores the showroom and science + design behind Relaxing Floors with Mohawk Group at NeoCon
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Live from Mohawk Group’s NeoCon 2019 showroom, company execs share insights into a new collection, called Relaxing Floors, which is designed to help reduce stress by mimicking patterns in nature – a concept known as fractal fluency.
Click here to explore Mohawk Group's new Relaxing Floors collection.
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