Reflections

Why it's important to know your chronotype when it comes to work

Why it's important to know your chronotype when it comes to work
The word chronotype isn’t something that hits the mainstream media all that often. In fact, a large number of us probably know very little about wh...

The clock has changed. Again.

The clock has changed. Again.
There is something remarkable about the shifting clocks, in that this daylight saving tradition gets us every time. Is it one hour forward, one hou...

5 ways to help boost your concentration

5 ways to help boost your concentration
After considerable research on the world wide web; scanning through reports on various different websites, some industry and others consumer-based,...

Could beating the effects of jet lag be our next big challenge?

Could beating the effects of jet lag be our next big challenge?
This is a linear narrative that is repeated throughout our history. We invent world-changing technology, adopt our lifestyles, cities and economies...

What do office workers really want?

What do office workers really want?
Okay, it’s hard to generalise what all office workers want. And perhaps that’s why, with the rising fad of work-life company values, we’ve seen the...

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...

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...

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...