Today’s luxury spaces
The attainement of luxury is not exclusively related to the use of expensive materials and techniques, but the degree in which the place provides for a finer sense of well-being. This gives opportunities to experience new ways of connecting and engaging with ourselves, others and the surroundings.
Perception of luxury in a space is measured by how it encourages you to appreciate the positive inner feelings you experience when you are there.
In business environments, the person seeks a space that is active and commercially alive, which transports them out of their regular life. This can be achieved by brand sphere, shopping environment (retailshops, mall), servicespace (hotels, vacational housing) and natural landscape (seacruise).
In a non-commercial setting, luxury is defined in terms of public landscapes (community parks, monuments), private landscapes (homes, gardens) and natural landscapes (forests, lakes).
In residential environments, the subjetive perception of luxury relies in the capacity to provide satisfactory relationships, momments of silence and freedom. All of those, contributing to refresh and enlarge the perception that the consumer has of its life, bring a sense of value and meaning to it.