VIVOBAREFOOT Biophilic Concept Store
Our new London concept store follows Biophilic design principles, aligning with the natural world and bringing its benefits inside to create a healthy and productive space for modern humans.
Nature is the ultimate sensory experience. Breathing, moving and being and out amongst it not only feels great, it’s scientifically proven to improve human health for both body and mind. The chaps in white coats at Stanford University recently proved that a ninety-minute walk in nature reduces the risk factors for stress, depression and anxiety – seems an obvious enough finding, but for some reason, many of us don’t get out there nearly enough.
In our store .you can enjoy full-spectrum LIGHT, naturally-purified AIR and a filtered irrigation system delivering WATER to plants and people, all designed to ignite a sensory retail experience.
"AN INNATE LOVE FOR THE NATURAL WORLD, SUPPOSED TO BE FELT UNIVERSALLY BY HUMANKIND..."
Looking to re-discover natural movement, or improve on your running technique? We have a specially dedicated area geared towards getting you moving more naturally. There are barefoot experts at hand, ready to guide you through treadmill and plantar pressure technology. These features will help you understand where you are on your 'back to natural' journey. To book a movement coaching session, head here > www.vivobarefoot.com/coaching
We’ve carefully selected air purifying plants to help energise and invigorate with every breath!
and whilst you’re instore, why not rehydrate with some naturally filtered water?
"Vivobarefoot is all about reconnection – moving as nature intended. But how can we talk about reconnecting with nature when retail environments expect us to walk in off the street and envision the great outdoors from an artificial feeling, stagnant box. Infusing the modern world with the principles of Biophilic design is the future of creating mindful urban environments. Scientific research is rich with proof that our health, both physical and psychological, benefits from exposure to nature. We’re not supposed to exist in sensory deprived, unnaturally consistent surroundings – we’re made to flourish in environments with continually changing terrains, climates, vista views, natural materials, water nutrition etc. We’re now in a privileged position where we can marry ancient wisdom with modern technology, to bring nature inside and enrich our daily environments. So that’s what we’re doing. Carefully chosen air cleansing plants, full spectrum lighting, carbon filtered water systems and sensory stimulation through movement – we’re sure you’ll leave the store not only with the best feeling shoes on your feet but also feeling….better."
ASHER CLARK, CREATIVE DIRECTOR
we look forward to seeing you at 64 neal street, london.