Cutting-age living space amenities can make you look better, sleep more soundly and wake up sharper.
Tricked out hotel rooms and offices with over-the-top wellness-boosting amenities have been around for years. You'll find healthy design features at LYFE Kitchen, a health food chain in Chicago, NYC and California; MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas and L.A.’s mixed-use development, The Bloc. And now, developers are bringing residences into the mix by building homes with luxe add-ins such as foot-massaging floors, germ-killing countertops and lights synched with your circadian rhythms. Leonardo DiCaprio is on board with the trend; the actor recently bought a well-conscious apartment in Manhattan.
“People have always been concerned about hygiene and bacteria,” says Brian Jevremov, founder of DOM Interiors, a sustainable design firm based in New York. “And now, people are asking more questions. It’s amazing.”
From a mirror that wakes you up to a stove that preserves more nutrients and advanced air filters to anti-aging showerheads, you can literally live in the future. Here’s what you need to have the healthiest home on the block: