Taking Care of Seniors When Designing Healthcare Facilities

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in Behind the Design
Taking Care of Seniors When Designing Healthcare Facilities

A recent article in Healthcare Design Magazine talked of the importance of designing healthcare facilities with elderly patients in mind.  In the article, it states “the senior demographic is projected to more than double by 2030, eventually accounting for close to 20 percent of the U.S. population.”  Because of this, healthcare facilities must start focusing […]

Reno Hospital, Renown Helps Little Patients Heal

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Featured Projects
Reno Hospital, Renown Helps Little Patients Heal

Healing is more than getting quality medical care — it’s about the heart, the mind and the spirit. Renown Health understands that during a patient’s most difficult moments, art can be a source of inspiration, comfort and strength. Renown Health has made a push in the last several years to incorporate healing arts across the board […]

Orlando Regional Medical Center’s New Tower Displays Florida’s Beauty

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Featured Projects
Orlando Regional Medical Center’s New Tower Displays Florida’s Beauty

On January 12, 2015, Orlando Regional Medical Center opened a North Tower inspired by Florida’s natural beauty.  This 245-bed, 10-story, 345,000-square-foot facility utilizes the evidence-based design concept of nature helping to heal patients.  Some of the special features included in the patient rooms are in-room computers to enable caregivers to chart at patients’ bedside, safety “red […]

Featured Artist: Interview with Susan Frampton of Planetree, Inc.

Featured Artist: Interview with Susan Frampton of Planetree, Inc.

Healthcare Design Magazine recently did an interview with Susan Frampton, President of Planetree, Inc., a nonprofit company which provides educational services and methodology for creating better healing environments for focusing on patient-centered care.  An excerpt from the article is below.  To read the entire article in Healthcare Design Magazine, click here. “These days, Susan B. […]

Healing Art Helps Renown Patients

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in Featured Projects

Healing is more than getting quality medical care — it’s about the heart, the mind and the spirit. Renown Health understands that during a patient’s most difficult moments, art can be a source of inspiration, comfort and strength. Last year, Renown Health held: 340 live public performances 568 bedside art sessions 740 hours of performances 2000 […]

St. Jude Chandelier

The creative lighting shown here was designed by Bill Coleman and produced by ColorChrome for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Process: ColorChrome printed directly onto plexi-glass, then backed each image with a reflective film to give each piece an iridescent sheen when illuminated. Each square was router cut and connected by heavy-duty silver wire to create the stunning abstract centerpiece. […]

Featured Artist: Jain Malkin

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Featured Artist:  Jain Malkin

Healthcare Design Magazine recently interviewed Jain Malkin, a prominent leader in researched based design, regarding the challenges and the future direction of the industry.  Malkin was the first designer to propose a research-based approach to design when she published her book Medical and Dental Space Planning back in 1982.  The book is now being released […]