Furniture That Checks All the Boxes

Posted by on Nov 10, 2018 in Featured Projects
Furniture That Checks All the Boxes

In Healthcare, seating is mostly used in waiting areas. The expectations of waiting room furniture for a healthcare environment have grown and manufacturers are doing a great job producing options that check all the boxes. Today, healthcare designers look to furniture to define a space, create comfortable environments for many types of visitors and stand up harsh […]

Bringing Joy to Healthcare Spaces

Bringing Joy to Healthcare Spaces

In this Q+A, Healthcare Design talks with Ingrid Fetell Lee, designer and founder of The Aesthetics of Joy, on how to bring joy to healthcare spaces. I loved reading this interview and encourage all designers to do so. We often think of joy as something intangible but research proves that the built environment can have a direct effect on our […]

An Interview with Alise Robles, this Year’s HCD Rising Star

Posted by on Oct 25, 2018 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
An Interview with Alise Robles, this Year’s HCD Rising Star

Each year, Healthcare Design Magazine (HCD) awards exceptional healthcare designers an award for their outstanding achievements so far and what they plan to do in the future. The interview below is particularly interesting because Alise Robles, this year’s rising star winner has an interesting view on how outside players such as Amazon will get into […]

Building Patient Satisfaction by Improving the Physical Environment

Posted by on Oct 19, 2018 in Behind the Design
Building Patient Satisfaction by Improving the Physical Environment

As noted in a recent report by the American Hospital Association (AHA) and its American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), improving the patient experience through the health care physical environment means a better outcome for all the stakeholders involved. Caring staff, patient-centered operations and well-designed facilities work together to support an excellent patient experience, a […]

Create an Engaging Environment with Supergraphics

Posted by on Oct 12, 2018 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Create an Engaging Environment with Supergraphics

Supergraphics are an exciting way to express the overall aesthetic of a project and create an engaging environment. These pieces are large-scale applied artwork that range in size from a few feet to the side of a building. However, to those unfamiliar with the printing process, introducing this design solution may seem intimidating and too […]

Behavioral Healthcare Design Improvements

Behavioral Healthcare Design Improvements

With a growing number of adults and adolescents in the U.S. being diagnosed with mental disorders, building and design teams are being called upon to design specialized psychiatric facilities where patients can be treated quickly, safely and with dignity. Stand-alone Behavior Healthcare Facilities are starting to pop up in communities throughout the country. What is […]

Finalists Chosen for Conceptual Design Competition Focused on Imagination and Innovation in Healthcare

Posted by on Sep 27, 2018 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Finalists Chosen for Conceptual Design Competition Focused on Imagination and Innovation in Healthcare

In its new conceptual design competition, Breaking Through, Healthcare Design challenged industry members to forget the usual rules and restrictions of healthcare design to answer the challenges they anticipate for the future of healthcare delivery. Unencumbered by codes, budgets, schedules, and so on, 43 teams ultimately submitted innovative design concepts. In the end, an elite jury of industry […]