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Wellness by Design

A Room-by-Room Guide to Optimizing Your Home for Health, Fitness, and Happiness

Design your home to optimize your healthy lifestyle with this room-by-room guide from certified kitchen designer and wellness design consultant Jamie Gold.

Like a lot of folks these days, you’re committed to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. You watch your diet, stay active, meditate, and surround yourself with positive people. So why should your home be any different?

Residential designer Jamie Gold has spent years defining the exciting new field of wellness design, which explores how simple changes to things like lighting, fixtures, storage, and outdoor space can make a huge difference in how you feel every day. Wellness by Design offers a room-by-room guide to refreshing your space so that it supports muscle and bone health, encourages clean eating, prevents disease, and promotes safety, fitness, serenity, and joy.

Whether you’re training for a marathon or recovering from an injury, building your dream home or decorating your new rental, the design of your home can help—or hinder—your active lifestyle. This book will help you keep your fitness goals and stay on track for a long and healthy life.

Photograph by Brent Haywood Photography

Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC is the author of New Kitchen Ideas That Work and The New Bathroom Idea Book, both from Taunton Press. She has worked as a professional kitchen and bath designer for sixteen years and is a Mayo Clinic certified wellness coach, consulting on wellness design for homeowners and the building industry. She was named a Top 50 Innovator by leading trade magazine Kitchen & Bath Design News in its inaugural list, and has written for New Home Source, Forbes, and Houzz.

“Not only is this book helpful, but it is a fresh take on one of my favorite types of books—home decorating and design….The concept is exceedingly timely.” —Judy Christie, Shreveport Times