Why Design Students Should Consider Healthcare Design

Posted by on Nov 8, 2019 in About Marie Wikoff, Behind the Design
Why Design Students Should Consider Healthcare Design

The design industry has been experiencing a boom in recent decades, and in some cases, the industry has outperformed the rest of the economy. As the industry has grown and matured, more and more specialties have arisen. Young designers either in college or recent graduates have more options than ever to choose from when selecting […]

The Rewarding World of Healthcare Design

Posted by on Nov 1, 2019 in About Marie Wikoff, Behind the Design
The Rewarding World of Healthcare Design

I often get asked why I specialize in healthcare design. The truth is that I love it! It’s a niche of interior design that has a definite and positive outcome on the health and outlook of others. Healthcare design matters. Sure, it’s a complex market to be in and there are a lot of stakeholders […]

Local Ronald McDonald House Renovation

Posted by on Oct 24, 2019 in About Marie Wikoff
Local Ronald McDonald House Renovation

Wikoff Design Studio (WDS) is donating time and services to help the local Ronald McDonald House redesign all 12 bedrooms. The renovations will include new plumbing, flooring, electrical, and furniture for all 12 bedrooms. Construction is set to begin in 2020, and the project will be completed in sections to ensure the House remains open […]

Happy Labor Day!

Posted by on Aug 30, 2019 in About Marie Wikoff
Happy Labor Day!

Without labor nothing prospers. – Sophocles I feel inclined to wish everyone I know a happy Labor Day. Wikoff Design Studio celebrated 10 years in business this year. When I look back at my time in business, I’m in awe over the people I’ve met and worked with along the way. I have witnessed an […]

Hospital Design Can Reduce Risks

Hospital Design Can Reduce Risks

The greatest risks for patients during a hospital stay are hospital-acquired infections, medical errors and falls. This is where a hospital’s physical design becomes a crucial element of patient health, comfort and well-being. Good hospital design can reduce these risks. Models Built to Test Efficiency Last year, the Sacramento VA Medical Center asked healthcare design […]

Sierra Nevada Powerful Women Publication Features Marie Wikoff – Healing Design

Posted by on May 30, 2019 in About Marie Wikoff, In the Media
Sierra Nevada Powerful Women Publication Features Marie Wikoff – Healing Design

Northern Nevada Business View just released their second annual special publication: Sierra Nevada Powerful Women. This year’s magazine features Marie Wikoff – Healing Design. Download the article. Healing Design Healing design Marie Wikoff celebrates 10 years in business and beating breast cancer Any patient who has stepped into one of the area’s hospitals or medical […]

A Founder’s Thank You – April 2019 Marks the 10th Anniversary of Wikoff Design Studio

Posted by on Apr 26, 2019 in About Marie Wikoff
A Founder’s Thank You – April 2019 Marks the 10th Anniversary of Wikoff Design Studio

This month, Wikoff Design Studio (WDS) is officially celebrating its 10-year anniversary. When I started back in 2009, new construction had come to a halt and tenant improvements were holding moderately, but we were enjoying a strong wave of growth and innovation in the healthcare design field. Opening WDS felt right and I was fortunate […]