Healthcare Articles

Wayfinding’s Return on Investment: Five Facts
Wayfinding’s Return on Investment: Five Facts

Read Time: 7 minutes
Today, when the margins of many industries are razor-thin, there is a strategic, market-driven imperative for innovation. But where can businesses and organizations find the resources to fund and fuel innovation? Better designed and more efficient wayfinding systems—including those used to navigate college campuses, business parks, performing arts centers and healthcare complexes—can provide areas for savings. SEGD member and contributing writer Mark Vanderklipp (via Forcade Associates) describes how.

Guest Post: Giving Back through Good Design
Guest Post: Giving Back through Good Design
In the Game—Dimensional Innovations' Connecticut Spring
In the Game—Dimensional Innovations' Connecticut Spring

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

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

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Peter Dixon and Maria Tazi - Be Well
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Memory Koi Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Jonathan Alger & Phillip Tiongson

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Wayfinding Management;Models & Methods in Healthcare Environments

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Healthcare News

Mayer/Reed Creates Site Design with Sight in Mind
Mayer/Reed Creates Site Design with Sight in Mind

We marvel at the world as seen through the eyes of a child, one that is rich with imagination, explorations of nature and attraction to color. As the landscape architects on a collaborative design team for the Elks Children's Eye Clinic in Portland, Mayer/Reed considered environments for children whose sight may be limited. We asked, how could tactile qualities and perceptions of color help enrich their experience? How could we help to put children and families at ease as they approach the eye clinic for treatment?

Intraprise Solutions and Eyedog enter exclusive distribution agreement to offer digital wayfinding software in the US and Canadian markets
Intraprise Solutions and Eyedog enter exclusive distribution agreement to offer digital wayfinding software in the US and Canadian markets

Read time: 2 minutes
Intraprise Solutions, a digital technology services firm, announced a long-term partnership with Eyedog, a Dutch wayfinding technology company providing indoor photo landmark navigation software to healthcare organizations worldwide.