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© 2019 created by MARA LEHMANN

ZEN BOX

MICRO SPACE FOR MINDFUL MOMENTS

Personal project, in-progress|Role: Research, concept|Year: 2018

Background

Sound helps you focus

Nature de-stresses

Meditation brings well-being

Research has shown that time spent in nature and even just looking at nature images reduces feelings of stress and accelerates recovery time after surgery.

Certain type of music and sounds are associated with better focus, attention, and even memory.

Meditation has long been seen as a tool to enhance over-all well-being. Some research suggests that meditation helps in making better decisions, i.e., right before an important meeting.

Future steps: Prototyping a physical micro-space—a space which you can enter and dive into an audio-visual experience, completely undistracted. The box could be placed indoors, in lobbies or workplaces, or outdoors in public spaces. 

Future steps: Prototyping for VR—an immersive sensory experience to meditate anywhere and anytime. There is research being done in