What you will Learn
The Wayfinding and placemaking strategies of two hospital systems with different approaches are discussed in this Podcast.
- Seattle Children's Hospital
- Articulating the brand
- Dealing with different zones
- Dealing with regional identities
- Art in Wayfinding
- Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital
- Design of information in a visually active environment
- Design in hospital's is also about hospitality - the notion of delighting visitors and patients
- Interior and exterior wayfinding
- Landmarks and patient room ID
- Working with in-house sign shops
- How was the artwork applied to the walls and in which parts of the hospital?
- To what extent did the artwork/graphics continue past the main level of the hospital?
- What role did the designers play in the survey process to build the wayfinding to maximize efficiency?
- How does the Artwork system relate to the external wayfinding?
- What was the process to arrive at the building color identities?
- Who was responsible for choosing the fabricator for the sign and graphics?
- Are the patient room signs off the shelf products?
- What product was used on the floor artwork and were they integral to the flooring?
- How was the emergency department incorporated into the artwork theme and zones?
- One PDF presentation and one Audio file.
- Approximately 73 minutes
- Mark Sanders, Cynthia Hall | Studio SC
- Robert Brengman, Mark VanderKlipp | Corbin Design
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