If everything in our setting is smooth to the touch, our ability to perceive the world around us is hindered. That's why texture is so important in our built environments. Earth elements that can be held and touched activate our senses and provide an instrument for building awareness. The more conscious we are in our physical experiences, the more responsive we can be in our emotional ones. In this regard, the way our spaces make us feel should always be paramount to the way our spaces look. To learn more styling tips you can implement in your own space to support mental health, check out my photo-rich book, Designing For Wellness.