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Patients Should Come First When It Comes To Healthcare Interior Design

June 18, 2015 | By | No Comments


Health Care Design - Caron Texas - Drub Rehabilitation Facility Princeton, TexasWhen it comes to healthcare interior design, patients should come first. The design should not be about what healthcare executives want or how cheap building materials can be. Additionally, it should not be about designing for maximum number of rooms even if that means compensating with small patient rooms.


The atmosphere of a healthcare facility should be patient-driven, and that starts with the interior design. The interior design can actually have a vast impact on the overall recovery and experience for the patient. Read More

Healthcare Interior Design Elements: Physical Therapy Offices

March 25, 2015 | By | No Comments

Health Care Design - Caron Texas - Drub Rehabilitation Facility Princeton, TexasWhen designing an interior for healthcare spaces, there are a handful of elements to consider, the first being what the facility is used for. For this post we’ll focus on physical therapy healthcare spaces. Physical therapy spaces are unique in that they are all about rejuvenation and a restoration of balance.

After someone has a significant surgery, illness, or accident they undergo a stage of healing in the hospital. Once they have recovered to a certain point, they can begin physical therapy which restores them to their former self, prior to their hospital stay. Read More

5 Things You May Not Have Noticed About The Design Of Hospitals

December 6, 2014 | By | No Comments

hospital interior designPeople do not want to spend their time in hospitals. Whether it is the patient or the patient’s family, their number one goal is to leave with renewed health. But that doesn’t mean that their stays at the hospital need to be dreary and bleak.

Hospitals have taken design to a whole new level that actually promotes patient rejuvenation. There are so many small aspects of hospital design that are purposefully done that a random passerby might take for granted. Read More

5 Expertly-Designed Healthcare Facilities

October 27, 2014 | By | No Comments

Healthcare facilities typically are not viewed as “cool”. They often contain drab concrete exteriors with dimly lit interiors and sterile white walls. Fortunately, hospitals are starting to redesign their health systems to meet the standards of high quality design and functionality.

Natural sunlight, incredible architecture, and patient comfort are all at the forefront of these facilities. The rejuvenated looks can actually help to lift patients’ spirits. Be prepared to be amazed by these cool healthcare facilities. Read More

What Makes An Interior Warm and Inviting?

September 22, 2014 | By | No Comments

How you design the interior of your building can completely change how it feels. Different colors, finishes, and layouts all affect the mood you create in your building.

There is an infinite amount of ways to style your business’s interior, however one feeling that almost every person wants to capture is warmth. People almost unanimously want to create a warm and inviting ambiance to their building whether they prefer contemporary or country. Read More

Reflecting The Climate: Interior Design In Hot Climates

September 15, 2014 | By | No Comments

Turning the fan on “high” or cranking up the A/C are not the only ways to keep your building cool. While these two cooling tactics will work, they will also drive up your energy bills. One strategy you may not have used to cool down your home, is interior design.

The interior design of your business can actually affect how cool the building’s overall temperature is. Read More

3 Hospitals With Amazing Designs

June 24, 2014 | By | No Comments

Dallas hospitals have discovered that they no longer need to monuments to cold sterile environments that offer little comfort or warmth. Recently, health care interior design has taken a turn to the beautiful and trendy with clean lines and warm colors. Hospital interior design has come a long way in the last ten years or so with special attention being paid to the patients’ mental state as well as function. There are some Dallas hospitals that are topping the lists of the most beautiful hospitals in the world. Read More