Design News That Inspires

Sharing our thoughts on the latest design news and trends.

  • Sustainability: How Healthcare Design Can Impact Climate Change
    09.13.2022Anne Holden

    Sustainability: How Healthcare Design Can Impact Climate Change

    By: Steven Guttman, Kim Shinn, and Walt Vernon, HCD Magazine Temperatures are rising worldwide due to greenhouse gases trapping more heat in the atmosphere. Droughts are becoming longer and more extreme around the world. Wildfires are increasing due to those …

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  • Generational Differences in the Workplace: Work Environment & Style
    08.30.2022Anne Holden

    Generational Differences in the Workplace: Work Environment & Style

    For the first time in history, there are five generations in the workplace. Think of all the experiences they have weathered. The Great Depression, World War II, the invention of the internet, and the Civil Rights movement. The AIDS epidemic, …

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  • Music’s influence on the work environment
    08.24.2022Anne Holden

    Music’s influence on the work environment

    We as humans hear music 24/7, including when it’s quiet, and have divergent musical tastes. We hear music in nature, on TV, at the store (everywhere) and have a deep emotional and psychological bond to it, especially at work. Music …

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  • Tech + Design: Fostering strong partnerships for better patient care
    08.09.2022Anne Holden

    Tech + Design: Fostering strong partnerships for better patient care

    By Tim Casey, Lindsey Evenson & Donovan Nelson, Medical Construction & Design The July/August 2022 issue of Medical Construction & Design (MCD) magazine shines a spotlight on innovations in healthcare technology and how facilities, designers, architects, and engineers are planning …

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  • How the right light can promote good health
    08.02.2022Anne Holden

    How the right light can promote good health

    By: Allison Zisko, Editor-In-Chief, Designers Today I was thumbing through our most recent periodicals and ran across this article in Designers Today magazine about lighting and how it can promote good health. As we analyze the needs of our clients, …

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  • How to Regroup Amid Increased Workload
    06.07.2022Anne Holden

    How to Regroup Amid Increased Workload

    Managing a heavy workload can be quite daunting. I mean we’re all busy, but sometimes we go through periods where work piles up and it seems like it will never end. Have you ever sat at your desk and said …

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  • Can Seniors Really “Age in Place” with Dementia?
    03.11.2022Anne Holden

    Can Seniors Really “Age in Place” with Dementia?

    To those who know me, you may know this topic is very near and dear to my heart. This is a hard topic to write about. It’s personal. It’s real. It’s an excruciating reminder that life is way too short …

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  • Interior Design in Higher Ed: A Changed Sense of Space in 2021
    12.21.2021Anne Holden

    Interior Design in Higher Ed: A Changed Sense of Space in 2021

    One major effect of the Covid-19 pandemic is a changed sense of space (or proximity) whether it’s staying 6-feet from other people or hunkered down in our homes to keep socially distant. The pandemic was the first time that many …

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