Bringing EBD Research Alive to Get the Best Healthcare Design

Posted by on Mar 4, 2022 in Behind the Design
Bringing EBD Research Alive to Get the Best Healthcare Design

Evidence-Based Research has led the way to Evidence-Based Design (EBD). It is the process of basing decisions about the built environment on credible research to achieve the best possible outcomes. Basically, it’s taking research that proves certain elements of design will affect the ultimate outcome or experience of those in the environment and incorporating it […]

Interior Designs With Health Care Workers in Mind

Posted by on Feb 25, 2022 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Interior Designs With Health Care Workers in Mind

The Covid-19 pandemic has shined a light on the mental and physical stress that health care workers undergo daily. To help with this issue the UCI Medical Center in Irvine, California has created what they are calling Lavender Rooms. The highlights from the original article published in Healthcare Design Magazine are below. (source) Lavender Rooms […]

The Importance of Hometown Healthcare

Posted by on Feb 18, 2022 in Behind the Design
The Importance of Hometown Healthcare

Perhaps you’ve noticed several new healthcare facilities opening in your hometown. I can count five new ones just in my neighborhood. The reason why is because easy access to healthcare is ever more important. During the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, patients were being transferred farther away from their homes and loved ones due to […]

Lighting in Healthcare Design

Posted by on Feb 4, 2022 in Behind the Design
Lighting in Healthcare Design

Certain types of lighting in healthcare design can accomplish different things. In fact, 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 importance of the space, and adds functionality. Using lighting properly in healthcare design […]

Today’s Top Healthcare Design Trends

Posted by on Jan 28, 2022 in Behind the Design
Today’s Top Healthcare Design Trends

When you enter into a hospital for treatment, chances are you are feeling anxious. Experiencing a poorly designed atmosphere, whether you realize it or not will have a detrimental effect on your overall patient experience and your response to treatment. On the other end of the spectrum, a well-built environment will set you on a […]

A Positive Atmosphere Makes Patients Less Anxious and Builds Trust

Posted by on Jan 21, 2022 in Behind the Design
A Positive Atmosphere Makes Patients Less Anxious and Builds Trust

When it comes to medical facilities, quality of care isn’t the only consideration for patient experience.  Well-designed, aesthetically pleasing facilities are essential to the equation. A well-built environment attracts top talent/caregivers and patients. This in turn builds trust. Interior design can play a key role in both the physical and emotional health of patients and staff. With urgent care […]

Renown Named #1 Hospital in NV by US News & World Report

Posted by on Jan 14, 2022 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Renown Named #1 Hospital in NV by US News & World Report

We frequently feature Renown on the Wikoff Design Studio Blog. Renown Health is the region’s largest not-for-profit integrated healthcare network serving Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. With a diverse workforce of more than 7,000 employees, Renown has fostered a longstanding culture of excellence, determination and innovation. It’s no wonder they were named the #1 hospital […]