Choosing The Right Doors for Hospital Design

Posted by on May 1, 2020 in Behind the Design
Choosing The Right Doors for Hospital Design

Doors in the hospital setting are more important than you might think. They offer security, privacy, and can incorporate germ-fighting properties in both the material, handles, and swing. Beyond that, doors are the gateway into the hospital and all of its areas. Which means it will be the first experience and opportunity to make a […]

When Good People Do Good Things For Families in Need…

Posted by on Apr 24, 2020 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
When Good People Do Good Things For Families in Need…

The Hogs House is what happens when good people do good things for families in need. The Hogs House is the new family center providing a safe refuge for the entire family while children undergo brain cancer treatment at Children’s Hospital New Orleans. “By providing a place to stay for families who need it, when […]

Herculean Effort! 1400 New Beds Added to Renown in Preparation of Nevada’s COVID-19 Peak

Posted by on Apr 16, 2020 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Herculean Effort! 1400 New Beds Added to Renown in Preparation of Nevada’s COVID-19 Peak

Renown parking structure turned 1,400-bed coronavirus care facility is ready for patients. In just 10 days, Renown Regional Medical Center has increased its ability to cope with the spread of COVID-19 by about 173 percent. They’ve done this by retrofitting the regional trauma center’s Mill Street parking structure into a three-story temporary facility designed to […]

Take a Virtual Tour of the New WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital

Posted by on Apr 9, 2020 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Take a Virtual Tour of the New WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital

While nothing beats the real thing, a virtual tour can certainly help boost your mood while self-isolating at home. Take a virtual tour of the new WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital! Extraordinary Care for Children WVU Medicine Children’s, in Morgantown, WV, provides specialty maternal, infant, and pediatric care for families in West Virginia and the surrounding […]

An Old Facility Refashioned For COVID-19 Patients

Posted by on Apr 3, 2020 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
An Old Facility Refashioned For COVID-19 Patients

As cities across the country anticipate the spread of COVID-19, a community in western Minnesota took an old facility and refashioned it for COVID-19 patients. From 1992 to 2010, the Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton housed prisoners from across the country. Now, they’ve converted it into a medical center, just in case COVID-19 spreads to […]

Sending Love

Sending Love

Sending love to all the children at the Children’s Cancer Hospital in Brazil. Seven years ago I was given the opportunity to be the interior designer for a special children’s hospital. I chose these art installations because they are colorful, imaginative and represent everything I want for the children. Hearts symbolize physical and spiritual well-being. […]

The Center For Health Design Offers Free Infection Control Toolbox

Posted by on Mar 20, 2020 in Behind the Design
The Center For Health Design Offers Free Infection Control Toolbox

During the COVID-19 crisis, the Center for Health Design is providing its Infection Control toolbox, which is normally available only to members, free of charge. The toolbox includes hundreds of resources including design strategies, recommended tools, research literature, briefs, webinars, interviews with industry experts, and case studies. The toolbox contains a curated selection of evidence-based strategies […]