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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WELL Building Standard™ | Building a Healthier Tomorrow

Successful organizations understand that by providing a happy and healthy workplace environment, they are attracting and retaining both clientele and a productive workforce. As Americans spend approximately 90% of their time indoors, whether at work, home or at play, it is of the utmost importance that surrounding walls act as a tool for advancing overall…

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Office Ergonomics | Embracing Employee Well-Being

For most office employees, a majority of the workday is spent sitting at a desk and looking at a computer screen. We often lose track of time and, besides the occasional bathroom break, find ourselves sitting for hours on end without allowing a few minutes for our bodies to switch postures and positions. The hazardous…

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