Category: Healthcare

Updated Design Guide for Behavioral Health Facilities Just Released

An updated version of the Design Guide for the Built Environment of Behavioral Health Facilities, Edition 5.2, has just been released. The 90-page guide is a…


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Designers Favor Crypton Fabrics, From Patient Rooms to Buckingham Palace

Crypton-coated fabrics have revolutionized the contract furnishings industry by offering complete stain, moisture, mildew, bacteria, and odor protection. Figures on the manufacturer’s website indicate that over…

Designer Furniture Offers Functional Durability, Comfort and Ergonomics

The Functional Design of Forte is a video featuring Greg Saul, Industrial Designer of Tolleson Saul Design. Greg discusses the importance of functionality when it comes to…

Video: Versatility an Important Feature of Designer Furniture

Furniture’s versatility is an extremely important feature that designers consider when creating a new facility layout or re-vamping an existing atmosphere. Seeing that this was important,…

Patient and Staff Safety Supported by New Attenda Bed and Riser

In the healthcare industry, patient and staff safety are becoming more and more important to healthcare professionals. Various efforts have been made to support this concern….

Vinyl Fabrics – Useful for Stylish and Durable Upholstery

Vinyl is a high tech fabric well suited for commercial furnishings in hotels, waiting rooms, offices, conference centers, and municipal buildings. Vinyl fabrics offer some unique…

Case Study: Therapeutic Environment Maximized with Hospital Renovation

In the complex endeavor of building or renovating healthcare facilities, hospital administrators and staff benefit from working with experienced designers and construction professionals who can guide them through…

Hospitals Look to Designers To Tackle Problem of Violence and Aggression in Emergency Departments

Design Competition Attracts Industry Elite to Develop Comprehensive Solutions It is reported that in England hospital staff experience more than 150 incidents of violence and aggression…

Forté Designer Furniture in Over 3,500 Combinations

The new Forté™ Series lounge seating collection of contract furniture is now available with interchangeable base styles, optional coordinating upholstered seats, and connecting tables for over…

Jails Pick Up the Slack of Shut-Down Mental Health Clinics

Mental Health Inmates a Majority of Jail Population County jails all across the U.S. have become de facto mental health facilities as the percentage of inmates…