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In the Game—Dimensional Innovations' Connecticut Spring
In the Game—Dimensional Innovations' Connecticut Spring

Read Time: 8 minutes

This past spring, experience design and fabrication firm Dimensional Innovations (Overland Park, Kan.) unveiled two innovative projects in the Constitution State: Hall of Champions at the Werth Family UConn Basketball Champions Center and Wilderverse at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

KKA Focuses on Family at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (image: hospital lobby, photo by: Emily Hagopian)
KKA Focuses on Family at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
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fd2s Designs Integrated Flexible Wayfinding for MHealth Facility

Thoughts and Opinions

BrandCulture: The Future of Built Environments After COVID-19
BrandCulture: The Future of Built Environments After COVID-19

Read Time: 4 minutes

The novel coronavirus has shown how vulnerable many sectors are to future pandemics. While occupancy levels are lower, it’s the perfect time to create more resilient, adaptive spaces, and the experiential graphic design industry has the potential to lead the way.

Sydney studio BrandCulture has published a series of articles explaining how COVID-19 will impact the design of built environments from hospitality and education to healthcare and public spaces. Here are a few of its key observation-based predictions, broken down by sector:

The Design Cure: Applying Exhibit Design Expertise to Schools, Libraries, Hospitals, and Airports
The Design Cure—Applying Exhibit Design Expertise to Schools, Libraries, Hospitals, and Airports
SEGD Well: Supporting the Healing Mission

Explore SEGD Award Winners

City Explorer at Hassenfeld Children's Hospital
City Explorer at Hassenfeld Children's Hospital
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Stead Family Children's Hospital
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Stead Family Children's Hospital
DZNE German Centre for Neurodegenerative Diseases Signage System
DZNE Signage System
Fred Hutch Visitor Center
Fred Hutch Visitor Center

SEGD Talks - Healthcare videos

Virginia Gehshan - Lessons from Healthcare Wayfinding: Human Factors + Building A User-centered Experience
Virginia Gehshan - Lessons from Healthcare Wayfinding: Human Factors + Building A User-centered Experience
Peter Dixon and Maria Tazi - Be Well

Healthcare Best Practice

Wayfinding Management;Models & Methods in Healthcare Environments

Healthcare EGD Firms

SEGD Healthcare Podcasts

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Healthcare News

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.
NBBJ Proposes Wayfinding System for Crisis Management

Read Time: 1 minute
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 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. Bayhealth is Southern Delaware’s leading healthcare provider, offering a broad range of medical services related to cardiovascular, cancer, pediatrics, respiratory care and more. Bayhealth Milford Memorial Hospital, a cornerstone of Delaware healthcare for nearly a century, recently closed its doors so that a new chapter could begin with the state-of-the-art Bayhealth Hospital, Sussex Campus.