The Power of Our Senses


How can we engage touch, smell, sound, and sight for more meaningful design? In this episode, host and editor-in-chief of METROPOLIS Avi Rajagopal sits down with Faraz Shah, senior manager of brand marketing and communications for Turf; Ella Hazard, managing director of Arktura Ventures; and Carolyn Noble, principal and director of design at Ames Design Collective, to discuss the power of our senses in Interior design.

Listen as Shah, Hazard, and Noble share their thoughts on the importance of a more holistic sensory approach to design, breakthrough research and innovations in the area, the relationship between sensory design and wellness, and more. You’ll also hear a very special announcement about an upcoming podcast in the works!

NeoConversations is produced by the SURROUND Podcast Network in partnership with Turf. Special thanks to producers Hannah Viti and Rob Schulte and the rest of the SURROUND team. During Neocon, visit the NeoCon Podcast Studio, powered by the SURROUND Podcast Network and sponsored bySnapCab, on the first floor of The MART. After Neocon, visit us at


Avi Rajagopal

Avinash Rajagopal is the editor in chief of Metropolis, an award-winning architecture and design publication. He is a frequent speaker and moderator at events related

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