Healthcare Design Expo + Conference 2019 Review

The annual Healthcare Design (HCD) Expo + Conference is known as the industry’s premier design show, highlighting best practices and top healthcare products across the country. Earlier this month, more than 3,200 industry professionals and 250 exhibitors gathered at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, taking the opportunity to earn continuing…

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Kimball Aidin™ | Adjustable Support for the Highest Level of Care

The healthcare industry is undergoing a transformational shift and the demand for human-centric design solutions has never been greater. In order to meet this shift and enhance the experience for patients, their families and the staff that heals them, Kimball Health‘s latest product offerings provide seamless and durable support for the full facility. Aidin™, a…

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A Healthy Step Forward | CDI’s Kilp and Nemoir Certified as WELL APs

Corporate Design Interiors (CDI) is thrilled to congratulate Jen Kilp, Director of Design, and Heather Nemoir, General Manager and Partner, who recently became WELL Accredited Professionals (WELL AP). The credential is earned through the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) and signifies advanced knowledge of health and wellness in the built environment and specialization in the…

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Multisensory Design | Designing for All 5 Senses

Our senses play a vital role in how we experience and respond to the world around us. Immediately upon walking into a space, our brains interpret its quality and comfort based on how it looks, feels and smells; what we hear; and whatever we might taste. In addition to interpreting each sense independently, our brains…

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Kimball Greer™ | Modern Comfort for Healthcare Facilities

Welcome to the Kimball family, Greer™. The latest addition to the manufacturer’s solution-based, thoughtfully-designed offering of healthcare products is a modern and modest, full-function patient recliner. Built with features focused on human needs within the healing environment, including central lock-and-steer casters, pull-out footrest and infinite back positioning, Greer offers simple flexibility for patients and the staff…

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Campus Innovation | Design Trends for Higher Education Facilities

Spring is quickly approaching and higher education facilities are preparing for the 2019-2020 school year. Academic environments are rapidly changing, reflecting consistent advancements in technology and shifting educational models. As colleges and universities look to integrate new learning methodologies and expand education beyond the traditional classroom setting, what is the common denominator amidst all this…

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Office Ergonomics | What to Expect from an Ergonomic Evaluation

According to Gensler’s U.S. Workplace Survey, a staggering 70% of employees’ weekly activities involve sitting at a desk with another 20% spent sitting in meetings. The negative impact of prolonged sedentary work can range anywhere from damaged joints and chronic pain, to increased risk of asthma, diabetes, obesity and fatigue, all of which directly correlate…

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GMi VividBoard® | Customizable Communication Solutions for Healthcare Facilities

Clear communication is essential to the evolving healthcare environment. As the needs and expectations of patients, families and caregivers continue to change, communication methods must clearly illustrate brand identity while enhancing the way providers interact and treat their patients. Dry erase boards have been a communicative staple within hospitals for years, but did you know…

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Healthcare Design Expo + Conference 2018 Review

The annual Healthcare Design (HCD) Expo + Conference is known as the industry’s premier design show, highlighting best practices and top healthcare products across the country. More than 3,600 industry professionals and 250 exhibitors gathered at the Phoenix Convention Center Expo Hall in Arizona from November 10-13 this year, taking the opportunity to earn continuing…

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Kimball Wilder™ | Versatile Comfort Across Multiple Platforms

The final weeks of summer saw the launch of Kimball’s newest seating collection, Wilder™. Designed by David Dahl, the versatile collection features lounge, guest and benching solutions for multiple industry platforms. Simple clean-out design and an optional moisture barrier give Wilder the ability to meet the rigorous needs of healthcare facilities, while its soft shapes…

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