Design for the Senses: Smell
Designer Lisa LaPorta explains how the sense of smell can play a part in room decor.
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When it comes to design, the sense of smell is second only to sight. Nothing has a more direct link to our emotions and memories than the sense of smell. Therefore, aroma plays a huge role in our perceptions of a place. Here are a few ways to incorporate ambient scents into the design of rooms in your home.
Candles, store-bought potpourri and room perfumes work beautifully as well as a grouping of fresh fruit or vegetables. And these types of arrangements can be used in any room of a house, not just the kitchen and dining room.