The Concept of Trauma-Informed Design

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is often a diagnosis associated with veterans of our armed forces returning from combat, however an estimated 70% of adults in the US have experienced a traumatic event in their lives, while 20% of these will go on to develop PTSD. This calculates to approximately 5% of Americans, or 13 […]

Designing For Senior Living

Designing experiences for senior living communities through artwork selection takes a lot into consideration; from the type of community being served (such as independent, assisted living to memory care), to the specific needs of these communities. Design is taking on a more hospitality-inspired approach – one that focuses on creating engaging environments that encourage residents […]

Art & The Anatomy of a Hospital

When you think of a hospital, a lot of areas can come to mind; the emergency room, patient rooms, nurses stations, surgical suites, labor and delivery, physician offices, administrative offices, pharmacy, labs, gift shops, corridors, elevator lobbies, behavioral health, oncology, and the list goes on and on. Each area caters to a different need. Therefore, […]