40 Biophilic Interior Design: Harmonize Home and Nature

Biophilic interior design seamlessly blends the beauty of nature with the functionality of modern living spaces. 

By incorporating natural elements such as plants, natural light, and organic materials, biophilic design aims to create environments that enhance well-being, productivity, and overall happiness. 

Black rustic chairs surround a black wire-frame table that holds a host of exotic and vibrant greenery, incorporating an eclectic blend that is both striking and environmentally beautiful.

In this piece, we will explore a variety of inspiring biophilic interior design ideas that bring the tranquility and vitality of the outdoors into our indoor spaces. 

From green walls to natural textures, these design concepts offer a refreshing approach to creating harmonious and sustainable living environments.

40 Biophilic Interior Design Ideas You Can Try

1. Stone and Greens

Inside this cozy home, the stone fireplace has a gorgeous herringbone firebox below wooden shelves with a collection of earthy vases and jute baskets.

Inside this cozy home, the stone fireplace has a gorgeous herringbone firebox below wooden shelves with a collection of vases.

Other vases, jute baskets, and vibrant green plants surround the mantel and adorn the shelves, bringing the beauty of nature indoors.

2. Neutral Nature

This stunning dining table in polished reclaimed wood is a great way to celebrate nature inside. It’s surrounded by minimalist chairs and decorated with a sustainably crafted macrame bowl centerpiece.

This stunning dining table in polished reclaimed wood is a great way to celebrate nature inside. It’s surrounded by minimalist chairs with wooden legs for a modern touch. A fabulous fern completes the decor of the space.

3. Headboard Beauty

This bedroom exudes calm with white linens and a reclaimed wood headboard, anchoring the space in stylish outdoor charm.

Want to highlight nature but don’t have a green thumb? You don’t always need plants to create a biophilic charm. This bedroom exudes calm with white linens and a reclaimed wood headboard, anchoring the space in stylish outdoor charm.

4. Modern Macrame 

Pretty handwoven hanging macramé planters with overflowing greenery bring a biophilic air to a bright corner. Paired with a comfortable chair and a nude crocheted pillow and throw make this corner cozy and comfortable.

Pretty handwoven hanging macramé planters with overflowing greenery bring a biophilic air to a vintage corner. Paired with a comfortable vintage chair and a white crocheted pillow and throw make this corner cozy and comfortable.

5. Woven Warmth

On the floor of this sun-filled room, a handwoven jute rug invites comfort and style into this nature-inspired space. The rug's natural fibers speak to an aesthetic that cherishes simplicity and warmth.

On the floor of this sun-filled living room, a handwoven jute rug invites comfort and style into this nature-inspired space. The rug’s natural fibers match the pouf on it for all-natural lounging.

The room is completed with natural elements like large green plants and wheat stalks in woven baskets.

6. Stone Serenity

A bathroom is a zen enclave with smooth river stones lining the floor. They provide a tactile experience and are the perfect partner to the wood panel steps, as well as contrast with the minimalist lines of the bamboo bath mat.

This bathroom is a Zen enclave with smooth river stones lining the floor. They provide a tactile experience and are the perfect partner to the minimalist lines of the bamboo mat steps.

The room is also lined with vibrant plants and stones and has floor-to-ceiling windows that allow nature outdoors to embrace the space.

7. Wooden Mantle Minimalism

A natural wooden mantelpiece showcases understated decor. The hearth is surrounded by ceramic vases in muted tones filled with dried flowers and stems, and an abstract art piece celebrates the minimalist biophilic vibe.

A natural wooden mantel and concrete hearth are surrounded by ceramic vases in muted tones filled with dried flowers and stems. An abstract art piece in muted neutral tones celebrates the minimalist biophilic vibe on the mantel.

8. Earthy Kitchen

Rich walnut cabinets are the perfect match for a marble countertop to breathe life into a biophilic modern kitchen. The interplay of natural textures creates an organic modern style that's as sumptuous as it is earth-conscious.

Rich walnut cabinets are the perfect match for a marble countertop to breathe life into a biophilic modern kitchen. The interplay of natural textures creates an organic modern style that’s as sumptuous as it is earth-conscious.

9. Luminescent Layers

Soft, ambient lighting cascades from eco-friendly bamboo pendant lamps, illuminating the living space with a warm, diffused glow.

Soft, ambient lighting cascades from eco-friendly bamboo pendant lamps, illuminating the living space with a warm, diffused glow.

The light gently highlights the room’s deep blue cushions and modern decor, complemented by the lush greenery indoors and outdoors. 

10. Plant Ladder

Opt for a biophilic touch of weathered style in a repurposed antique ladder, reimagined as a unique shelving unit. Draped with leafy trailing plants, it fuses the past’s charm with today’s green thumb gorgeousness.

Opt for a biophilic touch with a repurposed wooden ladder, reimagined as a unique shelving unit for greenery. Draped with leafy trailing plants, it fuses the past’s charm with today’s green thumb gorgeousness.

11. Enticing Entryway

Tall snake plants reach skyward from terracotta plants, infusing green life into a minimally adorned entryway area. They stand as testaments to the power of living decor to complement biophilic modern style.

Tall snake plants reach skyward from terracotta pots, infusing green life into a minimally adorned entryway area with matching terracotta-colored walls. They stand as testaments to the power of modern living decor to complement biophilic style.

12. Nature’s Embrace

This low-profile platform bed is flanked by recyclable glass lamps, reflecting a commitment to eco-friendly practices while maintaining a modern aesthetic.

This low-profile platform bed is flanked by recycled orange lamps, reflecting a commitment to eco-friendly practices while maintaining a modern aesthetic.

The room also features stone walls, a high ceiling, a corner daybed, beautiful floor-to-ceiling windows, potted greens, and a thatched roof, allowing nature to embrace the space.

13. Baskets of Greens

Stunning woven baskets crafted from seagrass hang whimsically from the ceiling beside the window. They offer an alternative to the traditional plant pot and a hint of playfulness.

Stunning woven baskets crafted from seagrass hang whimsically from the ceiling beside the window. They offer an alternative to the traditional plant pot and a hint of playfulness — great for rustic looks and perfect choice for biophilic interior design.

14. Cocoon Corner

A chunky cream knit organic cotton throw sprawls across a minimalist bamboo chaise lounge in the corner of the room with large gorgeous windows highlighting the woods beyond.

A chunky cream knit organic cotton throw is sprawled on a minimalist bamboo chaise lounge upholstered with an off-white linen cushion in the corner of the room as large gorgeous windows highlight the woods beyond.

15. Accent Wall

A neutral wall becomes an accent wall displaying a large piece of wooden art in geometric patterns. It looks amazing in the space, and the colors pair wonderfully with a biophilic interior look.

A neutral wall becomes an accent wall displaying a large piece of wooden art in geometric patterns. It looks amazing in the entryway space, and the colors pair wonderfully with a wooden interior look.

16. Natural Display

Large floating shelves of recycled metal look great on an accent wall in the room, putting the focus on minimalism, holding just a few select pieces of delicate, hand-thrown pottery in natural, earthy colors that pair beautifully with the rustic look of the cabinets.

Large floating wooden shelves look great on an accent wall in rusty metal, putting the focus on industrial and natural as they hold a few select pieces of earthy hand-thrown pottery that pair beautifully with the kitchen island and dining table.

17. By the Water

A beautiful contrast is achieved with the soft mauve of a linen sofa meeting a scattering of green indoor plants.

A beautiful contrast is achieved with the soft mauve of a linen sofa meeting a scattering of green indoor plants and muted deep green walls.

This paring down of color creates a harmonious, aesthetically soothing environment, highlighted even more by the big windows showcasing the sea and sand beyond.

18. Marble Opulence

A sophisticated design showcases a gorgeous marble coffee table and match marble bar with beautiful neutral swirls that stand out against a neutral room with high ceilings and cream furniture.

A sophisticated design showcases a gorgeous marble coffee table and matching marble kitchen counters with beautiful neutral swirls that stand out against a neutral room with high ceilings and pale gray furniture.

Wooden accents complete the look in cupboards, kitchen stools, accent ceilings, and dining chairs.

19. Nature’s Haven

Floor-to-ceiling windows showcase the beauty of nature and allow all the natural light into the room, which delightfully plays off the earth-toned furnishings.

Floor-to-ceiling windows showcase the beauty of nature and allow all the natural light into the room, which delightfully plays off the earth-toned, nature-inspired furnishings.

The result is a liveable art piece that changes with the day depending on the sun.

20. Sheer Serenity

Soft and sheer curtains flutter gently, framing the simplicity of this modern biophilic space that looks like it was carved straight out of nature.

Soft and sheer curtains flutter gently, framing the simplicity of this modern biophilic space that features natural materials like linens, jute, clay, and wood.

The curtains catch the light, protect privacy, and add a whisper of romantic style to the air.

21. Stone and Shelves

The clean lines of this minimalistic bookcase look perfect against the natural stone walls. The room gets another injection of biophilic style with organic curves of decorative gourds.

The clean lines of this large wooden bookcase look perfect against the natural stone walls. The room gets another injection of biophilic style with organic curves of decorative gourds, linen poufs, and leather chairs.

22. Floral Entryway

The play of orange flowers and bright green stems looks beautiful against the wood and gives your guests a fun surprise when they arrive.

Clear, recycled glass vases, along with handmade ceramic ones, are filled with vibrant blooms that line a rustic and natural-looking entryway.

The play of orange and white flowers and bright green stems looks beautiful against the wood walls and floors, giving your guests a fun surprise when they arrive.

23. Shiplap Wood

Linen-upholstered furniture, known for its environmentally friendly footprint, looks fabulous in this eco-conscious living space, which features a rustic wood shiplap ceiling that adds to the room's natural feel.

Linen-upholstered furniture, known for its environmentally friendly footprint, looks fabulous in an eco-conscious living space that features a wood shiplap ceiling, a jute rug, a jute pouf, and a jute accent pillow that add to the room’s natural feel.

24. Bold Green Statement

One bold monstera leaf stem placed in a simple glass vase is a gorgeous biophilic touch to a modern white living room. Match it with leaves on the couch pillows and a giant corner fern.

One bold monstera leaf stem placed in a simple glass vase is a gorgeous touch to a modern white living room. Match it with leaf prints on the couch pillows and a giant corner fern.

25. Gorgeous Live Edge Wood

A stunning and eye-catching sculptural slab of granite serves as a functional coffee table centerpiece, a nod to the majestic look of nature within the sleek confines of a modern space.

A stunning and eye-catching sculptural slab of polished live edge wood serves as a functional coffee table centerpiece, a nod to the majestic look of nature within the sleek confines of a partly stone, partly concrete, and partly wooden modern space.

26. Geometric Greenery

These succulents are neatly trimmed and potted into geometric-shaped clay pots that provide an element of intentional design atop a rustic wood coffee table.

Succulents are always a great option for biophilic spaces. These succulents are neatly trimmed and potted into geometric-shaped clay pots that provide an element of intentional design atop a rustic wood coffee table.

Decorate the room with more potted greens on wooden floors amid floor-to-ceiling windows for a seamless blend from the outdoors to the indoor space.

27. Raw and Industrial

If you want to inject biophilic style into an industrial space, opt for a beautiful live-edge wooden slab supported by industrial metal legs.

If you want to inject biophilic style into an industrial space, opt for a beautiful live-edge wooden slab supported by industrial metal legs. Match this with your dining chairs.

The table commands attention as a dining table that is both raw nature and refined urban functionality.

28. Wood and Stone Welcome

In this stunning foyer, a well-crafted wood and iron console offers a welcoming display area that hints at the aesthetic journey within the home.

In this stunning foyer, a well-crafted wood and iron console table offers a welcoming display on high-gloss, warm-toned stone floors below wooden ceiling planks.

The neutral colors of the space give it an elegant natural look enhanced by a fiddle-leaf fig in the corner.

29. Nature Inside

If you want to bring nature inside without a commitment to taking care of greenery, try adding a mural of forest imagery behind your sleek modern couch.

If you want to bring nature inside without a commitment to taking care of greenery, try adding a mural of foggy forest imagery behind your sleek modern couch.

For a complete immersion in nature, choose knitted poufs and throws, suede cushions and pillows, and a round log coffee table with candles and rustic decor.

30. All the Plants

Black rustic chairs surround a black wire-frame table that holds a host of exotic and vibrant greenery, incorporating an eclectic blend that is both striking and environmentally beautiful.

Black rattan chairs surround a black wire-frame table amid a host of exotic and vibrant greenery, incorporating an eclectic blend that is both striking and environmentally beautiful.

31. Wall of Greens

Go big! Shelves laden with an array of potted plants and earthenware create a beautifully structured wall of nature, beautifully bringing the lush vibrancy of the outdoors inside your home.

Go big! Shelves laden with an array of potted plants and earthenware create a beautifully structured wall of nature, bringing the lush vibrance of the outdoors inside your home.

32. Plants and Herbs 

Create lush green spaces in your kitchen with a pretty herb garden in modern stone planters that functions as both an active culinary tool and vibrant decor, paired with trailing plants and embodying the allure and beauty of modern biophilic decor.

Create lush green spaces in your kitchen with a pretty herb garden in modern stone planters among your spice jars and kitchen essentials by the window, embodying the allure and beauty of modern biophilic decor.

33. Upcycle Style

Recycled wooden pallets are stylishly used as a coffee table, creating a functional statement with eco-friendly roots.

Recycled wooden pallets are stylishly used as a coffee table, creating a functional statement with eco-friendly roots.

Surrounded by wooden walls, wooden ceilings, wooden floors, a velvet couch, and velvet pillows, helping to create a pretty biophilic living room.

34. Copper Shine

If you want to add some metallic shine to your room’s wooden texture, these gorgeous polished nickel accents are a stunning choice, their subtle sheen harmonizing with the soft glow from energy-efficient LED lighting.

If you want to add some metallic shine to your room’s wooden texture, these gorgeous polished copper and nickel accents and walls are a stunning choice, their subtle sheen harmonizing with the soft glow from energy-efficient LED lighting.

35. Barndoor Beauty

Bring some natural rustic design to your space with elements like these well-worn barn doors creating a unique and sustainable headboard and ensuring you have some heartwarming nature with you even in the city.

Bring some natural rustic design to your space with elements like these well-worn barn doors creating a unique and sustainable headboard below wooden ceiling panels and flanked by wooden furniture, ensuring you have some heartwarming nature with you even in the city.

36. Orange and Green

Embrace your gorgeous living room in nature with wraparound floor-to-ceiling windows that allow the green of the outside to perfectly complement the patterned wool rug in the room and the hand-blown glass ceiling lights.

Embrace your gorgeous living room with wraparound floor-to-ceiling windows that allow the green of the outside to perfectly complement the patterned orange wool rug in the room and the hand-blown warm-toned glass ceiling lights.

37. Open Air Office

A home office space breathes freely with a minimalist desk of sustainable wood surrounded by pretty potted plants that provide oxygen and biophilic beauty, ensuring productivity blooms.

A home office space breathes freely with a minimalist wooden desk surrounded by potted plants, providing biophilic beauty in the workspace and on the shelves, ensuring productivity blooms.

Behind the desk are floor-to-ceiling windowpanes that offer inspiring views of nature’s beauty.

38. Woven Wicker and Wood

Woven wicker pendant lights hang elegantly above alongside wooden kitchen backsplash and floors, their natural fibers casting intricate shadows that dance across the modern furniture below.

Woven wicker pendant lights hang elegantly above, alongside wooden tables and floors, their natural fibers casting intricate shadows that dance across the modern furniture below.

Floor-to-ceiling windows showcase the pool and the trees outdoors.

39. Linen and Terracotta

In an organic ode to the natural world, this room consists of a contrast of materials –jute, linen, and clay – blending together within a space, ensuring that texture takes center stage.

In an organic ode to the natural world, this room consists of a contrast of materials – jute, linen, wood, concrete, and clay – blending together within a space, ensuring that texture takes center stage.

Beautiful Biophilic Style

Biophilic interior design offers a transformative approach to creating living spaces, prioritizing our innate connection to nature and materials in the natural world. 

By integrating natural elements and embracing sustainable practices, we can cultivate environments that enhance our well-being and foster a deeper appreciation for the world around us. 

As we continue to seek balance and harmony in our lives, the principles of biophilic design serve as a guiding light, inspiring us to bring the restorative power of the outdoors into our homes. 

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