Places to Imagine

Do physical places, either those that we create or those that are naturally occurring, have the power to fire the imagination? Do certain places inspire you more than others? What about a certain environment can have this effect on an individual, or a community? Is it possible for somewhere to spark imagination in one person,…

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Harnessing The Power Of Design: How A Gin Distillery Bottles Imagination

Imagination Matters supporters BOMBAY SAPPHIRE GIN share how they worked with architects and designers to create a forward-thinking space inspired by its surroundings, with the aim to inspire the imaginations of visitors and staff alike. Working in harmony with nature How do you combine social history, modern architecture and design into a world class sustainable…

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Well-being Enhanced More By Places Than Objects

Research has shown that people experience more feelings of contentment and happiness from places rather than objects. This article, found on The Guardian, shares a study by the National Trust that claims sentimental places evoke positive memories and enhance your ability to think.  The poet WHAuden is credited with first coining the word “topophilia” to…

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See New York’s Central Park with a difference thanks to artist’s imagination

If you were to think of iconic spaces around the world, chances are your mind would quickly think of Central Park. And now, the world renowned park has been reimagined virtually thanks to artist Dionisio Gonzalez. Taken from a brilliant showcase article on the Independent.ie site, we hope you enjoy these futuristic sculptures and redesigns.…

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