Ever since cavemen told tales of the day’s hunt around the fire, we have been telling–and listening–to stories. But there is growing evidence that stories are not merely entertainment. Stories can actually help us connect to our own identities–even as dementia threatens to close the curtain.
While it can be easy to dismiss interior design as a creative field devoted to aesthetics, trends, and fashionable furniture, the design of our homes and living spaces must accommodate our day-to-day behaviors and unique physical abilities.
Walking is not only a way to get around; it has played a fundamental role in human development over millions of years. Today, the act of putting one foot in front of the other continues to tell us more about ourselves–and the world in which we live–than we ever knew.