Healthcare Design Magazine Names Nightingale Award Winners

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 in Featured Projects

Each year,  the top healthcare designers are awarded a Nightingale Award. The award recognizes contributions to the healthcare built environment through product design and innovation that contributes to healing. Healthcare Design Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Kovacs Silvis and Contract Editor-in-Chief John Czarnecki presented the winners of this year’s Nightingale Awards Monday at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference in Orlando, […]

Carson Dermatology – Showcases the Design of Wikoff Design Studio and Her Chosen Art Pieces from Healing Images

Carson Dermatology – Showcases the Design of Wikoff Design Studio and Her Chosen Art Pieces from Healing Images

Carson Dermatology, a five-physician practice, is the top-rated dermatologist in Northern Nevada. Earlier this year they moved into a new 13,000 square-foot building at 1505 Medical Pkwy, Carson City, Nevada. The new location is more suiting to their top-rated reputation giving them the room they needed to expand. The space is about three times the size of the […]

Four Design Products that Aid in Bringing the Outdoors In

Posted by on Jun 4, 2017 in Featured Projects
Four Design Products that Aid in Bringing the Outdoors In

Designers know that the connection with nature can be very healing. Research proves that exposure to nature can be a way to alleviate stress and anxiety. The challenge as a designer is to understand all of the other factors that may restrict the ability for us to bring the outdoors in. For instance, many medical […]

A Well-Designed Hospital Comes From a Lean Process

Posted by on May 5, 2017 in Featured Projects

What comes to mind when you hear the words “well-designed”? Perhaps it’s a car, a website, a smart phone or even a good suit. No matter what it is, what is that thing that makes it better than the next? Take a well-designed website as an example. On a well-design website, you can find what […]

Uplifting Design

Posted by on Mar 10, 2017 in Featured Projects

There are dark days for everyone. Patients undergoing long-term treatments may have the darkest of them all. Fear of the unknown, losing the ability to live and work as you please, worry for your family and friends, and the ultimate fear of all, loss of life.  This is a reality. These are the dark anxieties […]

Project Highlight: Solace For All at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

Posted by on Feb 1, 2017 in Featured Projects
Project Highlight: Solace For All at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

Chapels in healthcare settings have taken on new life in recent years, transforming into more than places of worship. Many of the spaces, outfitted with movable furniture and walls, are serving multi-functional purposes by hosting community events, weddings, and funerals. They’re also catering to diverse groups by emphasizing an interfaith approach. Here’s a look at […]

Wikoff Design Optimizes Patient Comfort with a Home-Away-From Home Aesthetic

Posted by on Jun 9, 2016 in Featured Projects

The “home away from home” aesthetic is what works best to support the patients comfort and therapeutic advances in health care. To help achieve this goal, sophisticated color palettes, textures and natural light cater to an elegant yet inviting family setting in this postpartum room design. The sky light over the table casts a natural […]