Positive Distractions

Posted by on Aug 31, 2018 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Positive Distractions

The University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital scored big with jurors for a 2018 Design Showcase Award of Merit: Rising To The Top. The project did well for a variety of reasons but one of my favorites was the thoughtful design and positive distractions meant to entertain, soothe and heal. In the featured photo shown above, you […]

Now Open – Specialty Care Center Built Just for Kids

Posted by on Aug 17, 2018 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Now Open – Specialty Care Center Built Just for Kids

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland is the East Bay’s largest pediatric specialty care center built just for kids. UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals’ new outpatient center offers families greater access to our award-winning specialists. The new, six-story outpatient facility: Adds 89,000 square feet of exam rooms and workspace to our existing outpatient center. Increases clinic space by […]

A Complete Guide to Color in Design: Color Meaning, Color Theory, and More

Posted by on Aug 10, 2018 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
A Complete Guide to Color in Design: Color Meaning, Color Theory, and More

The other day, I was doing some research for one of my design projects and I stumbled upon this amazing article about color theory, color meanings and how to choose the right palette for your work. Some of our most popular blog posts have been about color and how to choose the right colors in […]

Smart, Sustainable Solutions at Any Scale

Smart, Sustainable Solutions at Any Scale

When it comes to sustainable design, the bigger the building, the bolder the goal in its scale. The larger the scale, the more important and influential it becomes when it’s achieved. LEED Design is now the healthcare norm and for good reason. Green practices can make a huge impact on the hospital’s efficiency and environmental footprint. […]

Kaiser Permanente Santa Monica’s Design Is Indicative of the Growing Market

Posted by on Jul 20, 2018 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Kaiser Permanente Santa Monica’s Design Is Indicative of the Growing Market

Kaiser Permanente’s Santa Monica Medical Office Building (Santa Monica, Calif.) is a seven-provider facility that features the “NextGeneration” (NextGen) design. This is Kaiser Permanente’s first clinic to open in Santa Monica and is indicative of the growing healthcare market. This clinic was identified to meet the needs of city residents and the community, giving them access […]

Patient Experience Steers Hospital Design Trends

Posted by on Jul 12, 2018 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Patient Experience Steers Hospital Design Trends

Everything from private rooms down to motorized shades and acoustic panels are elements of design that cater to patient comfort and recovery. When it comes to designing hospitals, the majority of the focus is understandably on the clinical side. Rebecca Donner, the founder, and owner of Inner Design Studio, a healthcare interior design firm, has […]

Ground Breaks On New Women’s Specialty Center In King Of Prussia, Pa.

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Ground Breaks On New Women’s Specialty Center In King Of Prussia, Pa.

Main Line Health, in collaboration with Axia Women’s Health, has broken ground on a new Women’s Specialty Center in King of Prussia, Pa. The project, slated to open in fall 2019, will include a seven-story health center and a four-story parking garage. The $32 million, 94,000-square-foot facility will offer services such as breast health, digestive health, […]