Interior designer Michelle Ogundehin on our love for outdoors
The sun is shining, the flowers are in bloom and the days just keep getting longer – year on year summertime is the source of a national mood boost. As 80% of us agree the time we spend outdoors improves our mental health, our access to the outdoors is of the utmost importance.
New research commissioned by Heal’s has found that we are a nation which loves our outdoor spaces in all shapes and sizes. A whopping 69% of us believe that the state of our outdoor space is just as, if not more, important than our home’s interior.
The study found that 94% of us will spend at least an hour a day outdoors this summer, while 1 in 10 people will be out and about for more than 8 hours a day. But more than 2 in 3 (69%) of us are not happy with our outdoor space and want to make changes to it.
Aston spoke to interior designer and TV presenter Michelle Ogundehin.
Photo by Eugen Str on Unsplash
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