A Modern Hospital Room Is Adaptable

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Behind the Design | No Comments
A Modern Hospital Room Is Adaptable

Have you been in a modern hospital room lately? If you have, you may have noticed a few things. First, almost everything is on wheels including the wall partitions. This is because flexible workspace helps healthcare administrators adapt to the changing market and technology. An operating room today can easily be transformed into a patient […]

WDS Celebrates 10 Years in Business

Posted by on Apr 19, 2019 in About Marie Wikoff | No Comments
WDS Celebrates 10 Years in Business

Wikoff Design Studio is happy to announce its 10-year anniversary! After a decade of high impact successful interior design projects, Marie Wikoff, owner/founder of Wikoff Design Studio is going strong and looking forward to the next decade. This special anniversary could not be possible without the comradery, support, dedication, and trust from the community and […]

Encourage Playtime

Encourage Playtime

Playtime is an important part of healthy childhood development. It allows children to use their creativity while developing their imagination, dexterity, and physical, cognitive and emotional strength. That is why we as designers need to encourage playtime. In a recent post, Healthcare Design Magazine featured an article written by Mathew Hall. He writes about a […]

Hello Care – Personalized Healthcare Delivery from AECOM

Hello Care – Personalized Healthcare Delivery from AECOM

Hello Care is a conceptual design that was unveiled at the Healthcare Design’s Breaking Through Conceptual Design Competition. It is a system of autonomous vehicles that brings care to patients, eliminating the need for a clinic or hospital visit. Inside the vehicle, a caregiver is virtually located next to the patient via a larger interactive […]

Another Fabulous and Educational Conference Under My Belt :)

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 in About Marie Wikoff | No Comments
Another Fabulous and Educational Conference Under My Belt :)

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference in Phoenix, Az. Over three thousand industry professionals attended the event. It was the ultimate networking, education, and product-sourcing experience. I was able to browse the Expo checking out hundreds of exhibitors showing the latest and greatest products. As a designer, I look […]

Furniture That Checks All the Boxes

Posted by on Nov 10, 2018 in Featured Projects | No Comments
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 […]