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Mental wellbeing is at the core of the interior design of Natural Fit Gym’s tranquil yoga studio

18 Nov 2020

Mental wellbeing is at the core of the interior design of Natural Fit Gym’s tranquil yoga studio 

 

The philosophy at Mount Maunganui gym Natural Fit is that mental health should be equally important to physical fitness. 

 

The goal of the fitness centre's new interior design was to create an environment which was conducive to exercise but also calm and tranquil. 

 

Interior designer Kathrine McDonald of Kathrine McDonald Design says she set out to create an atmosphere that encourages a positive state of mind using peaceful shades of Resene paint. 

 

The bathroom walls and trims are painted in Resene Eighth Rice Cake and the door is painted in Resene Tasman and Spanish Green.

 

“The atmosphere within the space encourages decompression, despite the presence of high-tech gym equipment,” says Kathrine.

 

 Kathrin created an uplifting feeling in the reception area using Resene Half Rice Cake and Resene Rainee.

The warm and welcoming reception area has a calm colour block of Resene Half Rice Cake and Resene Rainee

Resene Eighth Rice Cake on the wall and skirting complements the wooden flooring and cladding. Enhance the colour of timber flooring and walls with Resene Red Beech and Resene Natural from the Resene Colorwood range.

 

 

Resene Eighth Rice Cake is used throughout the gym creating a sense of calm even in the areas where there is high-tech equipment.

 “The natural concept comes through in the design,” says Kathrine. 

 “While each area is zoned, there is enough integration to feel part of a whole."

 images supplied by Katherine McDonald