Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern Nevada’s Renovation

Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern Nevada’s Renovation

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Northern Nevada keeps families close when it matters most: during their child’s illness, accident, or premature birth. Donors and volunteers provide the gift of togetherness, offering a home-away-from-home for families who need to be together during challenging times. Wikoff Design Studio (WDS) is donating time and services to help the […]

The Right Lighting Can Brighten A Patient’s Day

Posted by on May 29, 2020 in Behind the Design
The  Right Lighting Can Brighten A Patient’s Day

Lighting is one of the most important aspects of interior design. The light in a space defines much of what that space is. It sets the mood, highlights the important, and adds functionality. Using lighting properly in healthcare design can be tricky, but if done right, can enhance a medical space significantly. Here are four […]

Maximizing Space in Healthcare Design

Maximizing Space in Healthcare Design

When designing a medical space, utilizing every square foot is essential for success. When a facility is going through a redesign or a medical practice is just starting out, every little detail of the design must be scrutinized to ensure it is using space efficiently. If healthcare designers do a good job medical practices can […]

Post COVID-19 Design Lessons

Post COVID-19 Design Lessons

“Each day we watch in awe as doctors, nurses, and caregivers bravely take on the greatest public health challenge of our lifetime, putting their own health at risk to save countless lives. As parts of the country are reopening, we recognize that returning to normal will feel different.” James Albert, AIA, is a principal at Hord […]

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 […]