The future of the workplace is about designing productivity

The future of the workplace is about designing productivity

“The majority of office design focuses on reducing the cost of the space rather than on inspiring people to do better work”, says Despina Katsikaki...
Our sleep hormone is also a potent antioxidant

Our sleep hormone is also a potent antioxidant

Many are aware that the crux function of the Melatonin hormone is to help us fall asleep, which is indeed one of its most visible qualities. But th...
Sleeping in on the weekend isn’t the solution to tiredness, it might just be the cause

Sleeping in on the weekend isn’t the solution to tiredness, it might just be the cause

It’s a common misconception that sleep deprivation during the week can be restored over the weekend. Lay-ins have become somewhat synonymous with w...
When it comes to sleep, businesses are finally waking up

When it comes to sleep, businesses are finally waking up

It seems that no matter where you look, businesses are doing everything they can to improve their customers’ sleep. And I don’t blame them – as we’...
There's all kinds of ways to enjoy LYS 1.0

There's all kinds of ways to enjoy LYS 1.0

With a few weeks behind us since the LYS 1.0 devices made their way across oceans, mountains and maybe even deserts, we are eagerly speaking to use...
We don’t need ‘to do’ lists to fall asleep, we need day and night

We don’t need ‘to do’ lists to fall asleep, we need day and night

A recent study has found that jotting down a ‘to do’ list before going to bed helps to fall asleep faster. In fact, the 9 minute difference (or 15...
Health tech can improve the wellbeing of employees in the workplace

Health tech can improve the wellbeing of employees in the workplace

One of the fundamental issues across today’s workforce is attributed to sleep deprivation. A recent One RAND study estimates sleep deprivation cost...
Balance your dietary habits with sleep and light

Balance your dietary habits with sleep and light

There’s something unparalleled to the maintenance of a balanced circadian rhythm, otherwise known as a sleep-wake cycle. It is now established that...
How LYS can be used in care homes

How LYS can be used in care homes

Copenhagen’s Aalborg University recent graduate Sofie Gammelgård Jensen used L Y S as a core case study for her Master's thesis. The Techno-Anthrop...
The LYS test phase

The LYS test phase

In this blog post, we reflect upon the LYS test phase and you can see how some test users are wearing LYS as well as a few real-world results. We a...
The Weather Project: Sensing and Observing

The Weather Project: Sensing and Observing

A source of inspiration for LYS is the Danish/Icelandic contemporary artist, Olafur Eliasson. He works in the cross-field of art and science and us...
Modern cave people

Modern cave people

People who live in urban environments, essentially spend the majority of their time inside 'modern dim caves', away from the rhythmical change of c...