How We Will Achieve Equilibrium In The Home [Future Of Home Living]

How We Will Achieve Equilibrium In The Home [Future Of Home Living]

PSFK Labs examines emerging technologies, products and services that are contributing to a greater sense of balance within the home

  • 18 august 2013

In the past few weeks, our Future of Home Living report has examined a new range of products that are empowering consumers to improve the comfort and quality of their homes. Our first theme is one we are calling Equilibrium, which points to the way architects and designers are integrating feelings of balance, health, and well-being into people’s living spaces and everyday lives. Within this theme, PSFK has pointed to five trends that are driving this change.

Check out the recap below for an overview of our Equilibrium theme.


Purified Living

How Purified Living Is Changing The Design Of The Home


Home Farming

Why Home Farming Will Be The Grocery Store Of The Future

Interview With Britta Riley


Hushed Interiors

Building A Quieter And More Peaceful Home

Interview With Suzanne Szenasy


Quantified Living

How Our Homes Are Learning More About Us

Interview With Steven Dean


Resourceful Design

How To Makes Our Living Spaces More Efficient

Interview With Eric Corey Freed

PSFK has announced the latest in a series of trend reports. Following studies into retailsocial mediagamingwork and mobile, the PSFK Labs consulting team have generated the Future of Home Living report. That report manifests as a free summary presentation, an in-depth downloadable PDF and an exhibition in New York City that runs to August 16.

RSVP below to take a tour of the exhibition at 101W15th.



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New York Restaurant Uses Tomato Sushi As Its Newest Meat Alternative

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Travel Today

Red Bull Converts Sao Paulo Payphones Into Data-Driven Bus Schedules

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Work Today

Health Expert: Nutritional Meal Replacements Are A Solution To Corporate Wellness

Ample Foods Founder Conner Young explains why supplements are the next food trend coming to the workplace

Children Today

Modular Kit Teaches Kids How To Make Their Own Robots

MODI features magnetic modules and a platform for programming to encourage experimentation

Infants Today

Work Table Doubles As A Baby Seat

Designer Kunsik Choi created the furniture to facilitate emotional communication between between parents and their children

Arts & Culture Today

Album Turns Into Something New Each Time It’s Streamed

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Technology Today

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Sun Memories can record up to six hours of natural light and reproduce it via a connected light at a later date

Augmented & Virtual Reality Today

The Simpsons Is Stepping Into The World Of VR

To celebrate their 600th episode, the animated family sitcom created a virtual reality version of their opening gag

Syndicated Yesterday

Museum Exhibit Celebrates Strange Architectural Contraptions

Artist William Heath Robinson's peculiar genius is on display in this recent show with wiggling ducts, jumbles of planks and coils of cable

Food Yesterday

This Sensor Will Help You Brew The Perfect Cup Of Tea Every Time

42Tea is a small device that guides you through every step of the brewing process, even identifying the type of leaves being used

Design & Architecture Yesterday

Norwegian Mountaineering Center Mimics A Snow-Capped Mountain

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Gaming & Play Yesterday

Shopping Bag Turns Your Hands Into A LEGO

Designers from the School of Visual Arts thought up the Playbox Bag for a competition

Sustainability Yesterday

Giant Coffee Cups Encourage People To Recycle Their Morning Cup Of Joe

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Home Yesterday

Small Device Creates A Personal Weather Station Inside In Your Home

Netatmo's new sensor is a standalone air quality monitor that can measure humidity, purity, noise and temperature

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