Featured Artist: The Sky Factory – Illusions of Nature

Posted by on Jun 26, 2013 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Featured Artist: The Sky Factory – Illusions of Nature

The Sky Factory, produces virtual skylights and windows. The combination of photography and digital cinema make a high quality illusion of nature. Formed in 2002, The Sky Factory is a company of 35 people in Fairfield, Iowa. Their business is to provide the highest quality Illusions of Nature.  The company has partners all over the […]

The Art of Imagination

Posted by on Jun 19, 2013 in Behind the Design
The Art of Imagination

When designing a children’s hospital one hopes to create an inviting space that encourages, inspires, soothes and positively influences the patients, families, doctors and staff.  Incorporating certain design elements such as color, shapes, and technology can help to create a better way for children to experience healthcare. When Marie, owner of Wikoff Design Studio based […]

Steve Matson – The Healing Power of Moving Paintings

Posted by on Jun 13, 2013 in Featured Artists and Inspirations

Steve Matson’s Moving Paintings help to create incredible relaxing and soothing environments. Studies have shown that nature scenes and soothing sounds have a profound ability to calm the mind and reduce stress.  When patients are subjected to them prior to having a medical procedure done, most experience less pain thus requiring less pain medication. These […]

Art and Healthcare

Posted by on Jun 12, 2013 in Uncategorized
Art and Healthcare

Imagine if all healthcare organizations used the arts to reduce anxiety, fear, and fatigue while providing inspiration and hope to recover and renew…. The arts alone will not cure cancer or prevent strokes, but they significantly improve the care experience.  Creating such environments is within our reach.  Let us find the wisdom, creativity, compassion, and […]

Featured in NNBW: Reno Oncology Consultants – Designed by Wikoff Design Studio

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in In the Media
Featured in NNBW: Reno Oncology Consultants – Designed by Wikoff Design Studio

  Northern Nevada Business Weekly noted Reno Oncology Consultants, Marie Wikoff – owner of Wikoff Design Studio and several others in Reno for their efforts in redesigning, modernizing and upgrading tenant spaces.  The article called “Fast-food, auto dealerships lead tenant improvements”  by Anne Knowles makes reference to the recent spike in tenant improvement and remodels […]

Let the Sunshine In

Posted by on May 31, 2013 in Behind the Design
Let the Sunshine In

Designer Marie Wikoff of Reno, NV specializes in healthcare design.  She is always looking for ways to use natural light to inspire each space, but in many cases, natural light is limited in some patient areas.  In this particular photo, the use of faux skylights are used to simulate natural light and they also play a major role in […]

Reno Oncology Clinic Mixes Calming Look with Efficiency

Posted by on May 13, 2013 in In the Media
Reno Oncology Clinic Mixes Calming Look with Efficiency

Press Release from Northern Nevada Business Weekly *Full article below                                                     When Reno Oncology Consultants purchased an 11,400-square-foot building at 6130 Plumas St., the four physicians in the practice knew […]