Category: White Papers

White Paper: The Benefits of Sealed Seam Mattresses in Challenging Environments

Picking the right furniture product can be a challenge for facility managers, architects, interior designers, purchasing agents and other professionals involved with intensive-use spaces such as…


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White Paper: How to Choose Proper Juvenile Justice Furniture

Advocates for prison humanization and normalization say that lower rates of recidivism and less inmate violence likely can be two of the positive outcomes when this…

Behavioral Healthcare Seating White Paper: Using Chairs and Seating to Create Safe and Humanized BHC Environments

A recent trend in behavioral healthcare facility construction is pushing interior designers, architects, healthcare officials and others involved in the look and feel of the facility…

White Paper: The Role of Color in Humanizing Correctional Facilities

For the past decade, there has been an earnest, research-based approach to better understand the connection between our environments, their planning and design, and the human…

White Paper: The Role of Color in Humanizing Behavioral Healthcare Facilities

These are groundbreaking times in the design of behavioral healthcare facilities. Many strides are taking place within these spaces to positively impact the human within. During the…

Free White Paper: Humanizing Correctional Facilities

Norix Furniture’s Humanizing Correctional Facilities White Paper is an in-depth resource regarding the relatively new concept of humanizing or normalizing correctional facilities. This approach aims to…

White Paper: Proper Furnishings for Shelter and Transitional Housing Facilities

On any given night in the United States, 610,042 people experience homelessness, according to the U.S. Housing and Urban Development’s 2013 Annual Homeless Assessment Report, where…

White Paper: Benefits of Video Visitation in Correctional Facilities

A Look at How Video Visitation Can Reduce Recidivism, Cut Costs and Make Correctional Facilities Safer Video visitation uses video-conferencing technologies that allow inmates and their…

Free White Paper: Is Your Correctional Facility Compliant with the Prison Rape Elimination Act?

The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA) is the first United States federal civil statute passed to address sexual violence against persons in custody in…

White Paper: Top Design and Furniture Considerations for Patient Safety in Veterans Affairs Mental Health Facilities

Selecting and installing furniture and fixtures and implementing design that meet the needs of a diverse veteran population can be a challenge for Department of Veterans…