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NBBJ has published a timely blog and developed an open source system of temporary signage to help hospitals with patient organization and wayfinding during the pandemic.

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Due to the ever evolving and critical aspect of time during the fight against COVID-19, hospitals around the world are having to rapidly adapt their facilities to accommodate testing, infection control, and inpatient care. Eric LeVine and his team at NBBJ have proposed a wayfinding system for COVID-19 to help direct patients to the right place.

Relative Scale Completes “Welcome to Bayhealth” Media Experience

Relative Scale recently partnered with CannonDesign and MultiTaction to activate a hospital lobby with a six-screen interactive wall.

Nanov Adapts to the Changing Climate with Summer Maintenance

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ArtHouse Design Creates New Brand for Global Foundation

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Sutherland Hospital Wayfinding

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Anyone who has ever raced to an Emergency Department, can appreciate the importance of clear, legible signage within hospital environments.

"The Real Cost of Lost Patients"

22 Miles recently released a whitepaper entitled "The Real Cost of Lost Patients," that discusses the role of digital signage and wayfinding as a counter to lost staff time and the hundreds of thou

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital facility branded environment design by Kolar Design, photo by Joe Harrison, JH Photo.

Recently, researcher and author Leslie Wolke of MapWell Studio completed a report entitled "Wayfinding Management: Models & Methods in Healthcare Environments" through a grant from the Sign Res

Cloud Gehshan to Design Patient-Focused Wayfinding for New Penn Medicine Pavilion

Penn Medicine’s New Patient Pavilion will be an advanced clinical facility with 500 beds, an emergency department and 50 operating and procedure rooms.

Pirogov Children’s Hospital

The America for Bulgaria Foundation has once again tapped Lee Skolnick Architecture and Design Partnership’s interior exhibit design and graphic design expertise to re-imagine Pirogo


The Eighth Annual Patient Experience: Empathy + Innovation Summit took place May 22–24, 2017, at the Cleveland Convention Center in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.

McCann for VCC

The global integrator McCann Systems recently received two of the industry’s prestigious Commercial Integrator Integration Awards, presented at InfoComm, the largest professional audiovisual trade

Golisano Children's Hospital (EGD by ArtHouse Design)

ArtHouse Design (Denver) developed the comprehensive environmental graphics, wayfinding, theming and donor signage design program for Golisano Children's Hospital in Rochester, N.Y.


Image Manufacturing Group (Atlanta) launched Imago, a new architectural sign system designed for corporate, retail, healthcare, hospitality, and other interior environments.


Murals for Montefiore Medical Center focus on scenes of Bronx flora along with a few well known landmarks such as the Botanical Garden, utilizing a combination of realistic and abstract artistic approaches.


The legibility of the colored lift cores was central to the winning wayfinding strategy. The innovation was the use of color as a wayfinding tool to correspond with vertical circulation rather than the usual solution, which would have been to color code levels within a multi-story building.


As part of the design team, ex;it developed a comprehensive wayfinding system and a vibrant donor recognition feature wall as the centerpiece of the main lobby for the Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute at Lancaster General Health.


When the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research moved to their new facility, Entro developed a simple yet representative signage and identity program.


SEGD Well Conference Comes to Cincinnati

Design leaders gather at SEGD Well conference to transform patient experiences through innovation and branding


Studio SC (Seattle) is creating an environmental graphics program for the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood.


Carbone Smolan Agency (New York) translated “wellness” into a visual identity when designing a visual identity system for Stay Well®, whic


AGS (Exton, Pa.) built the exterior signage package for the Owensboro Health Medical Center.


Entro(Toronto) has been working with vivaNext and Delcan on the new Rapid Bus transit in the York Region.

Photo of Montefiore Medical Center mural

KimakDesign (Orangeburg, N.Y.) has completed the design portion of a commission by Montefiore Medical Center in the Br

Photo of ineriors of Shinola store

Rockwell Group (New York) designed interiors for the newly opened Shinola store in Tribeca.

Photo of supergraphic wall at Nemours Children’s Clinic

Harbinger (Jacksonville, Fla.) created and installed an 8-ft. by 36-ft.

Photo of the Everett Clinic identification sign

Michael Courtney Design (Seattle) announced that its clients, the Everett Clinic and ZGF Architects, won a 2013 National Healthca

Photo of wayfinding at University of Texas San Antonio

Cloud Gehshan Associates (Philadelphia) has completed a signage and wayfinding system at the University o

Photo of donor recognition at University of Chicago Medicine

Cloud Gehshan Associates (Philadelphia) is designing a major installation at the University of Chicago Me

Photo of Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital mural

KimakDesign (Orangeburg, N.Y.) created custom murals for a 130-foot-long corridor at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at New York Columbi

Photo of the Everett Clinic identification sign

Michael Courtney Design (Seattle) has worked with The Everett Clinic since 2005, implementing brand alignment strategies and desi

Photo of Department of Veterans Affairs wayfinding

APCO Graphics (Atlanta) was chosen by The Department of Veterans Affairs to provide the interior and exterior signing a


Formation (The Woodlands, Texas) announced new projects based in Houston and Galveston, Texas: Baylor College of Medicine McNa

Image of pylon for wayfinding master plan for Austin

MERJE (West Chester, Pa.) is leading a team of multi-disciplined firms, including McCann Adams Studio, Gannett Fleming, Estili

Photograph of University of Washington's Alumni Commons

Studio SC (Seattle) recently completed an environmental graphics program for the University of Washington’s Alumni Commons.

Photograph of donor recognition program for Rodgers Health Center

Star Signs (Lawrence, Kan.) recently completed a unique donor recognition display for Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center in Kansas City, Mo.

Photograph of donor recognition program for Chandler Hospital

Poulin + Morris (New York) was commissioned to design a comprehensive donor recognition program for the University of Kentucky’s new Albert B. Chandler Hospital in Lexington.


Studio SC (Seattle) was selected by the Washington State Convention Center and ZGF Architects to create a new exterior identification signage


Hunt Design (Pasadena, Calif.) designed colorful signage and wall graphics for the new Marion and John E.


Hunt Design (Pasadena, Calif.) recently completed donor recognition programs at Descanso Gardens (La Cañada Flintridge, Calif.), Nevada Muse


Studio SC (Seattle) recently installed and tested prototype signage at Seattle Children’s Hospital for its Building Hope expansion and campus


FMG (Houston) was commissioned by Valley Health to provide comprehensive environmental graphic design services for Page Memorial Hospital, a n


focusEGD (Dallas) recently opened a new 2,700-sq.-ft. studio space.

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