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Industry Spotlight: Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI)

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT Healthier Hospitals Initiative Helping hospitals get healthier Sustainability initiative enables health systems to take a closer look at their own environment Hospitals are places of health and healing—including treating people whose illnesses can be directly linked to unhealthy…  read more

Posted in: ADA, Branding, Engineering, Exterior Signage, Interior Signage, Project Management, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: antibacterial, antiviral, Branded space, clean, dimensional letters, dimensional logo, Environmental Graphics, Experiential Design, Experiential Graphics, Facility, Healthcare, Healthy Hospitals Initiative, HHI, Hospital Artwork, Hospitality, patient safety, Signage, Wallcovering, Wayfinding

Project Profile: Monroe Community College

First impressions are important, so expectations are set high starting at the main entrance — students are shown that MCC takes them and their future seriously. With that in mind, the main lobby reception area greets students and visitors with an elegant dimensional logo treatment backed by a rich…  read more

Posted in: Branding, Case Study, Highlight, Interior Signage, Project Profiles, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: 3 Dimensional, Acrylic, Back-to-School, Brand, Branded space, College, dimensional letters, dimensional logo, Directional Signage, Environmental Graphics, Ethos, Experiential Graphics, Higher Education, Sign design, Signage, Theming, Wallcovering, Wayfinding

Chandler Regional Medical Center

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT Dignity Health – Chandler Regional Medical Center Hello, hard-earned trust Why one hospital system leans on Takeform—through mergers and major projects The brand tagline for CommonSpirit Health® is as simple and direct as its aesthetic: “Hello humankindness." It's at the heart…  read more

Posted in: Branding, Case Study, Exterior Signage, Highlight, Interior Signage, Project Management, Project Profiles, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: 3 Dimensional, Brand, dimensional letters, Directional Signage, Environmental Graphics, Ethos, Experiential Design, Experiential Graphics, Exterior Signage, Fusion, Graphic Panels, Graphics, Healthcare, patient safety, Wallcovering, Wayfinding

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The following is a summary of ADA regulations related to signage and wayfinding based on the Department of Justice's 2010 revision of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. As of March 15, 2012 compliance with the 2010 Standards are required for new construction and alterations under Titles II…  read more

Posted in: ADA, Interior Signage, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: ADA Compliance, ADA standards, Americans with Disabilities Act, Directional Signage, Graphics, Interior Design, Permanent Room Sign, room id, Signage, Wayfinding

Project Highlight: Liberty Mountain Resort

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT Liberty Mountain Resort An even greater escape Pennsylvania getaway turns to Takeform to unify—and dial up—their distinctive charm When Liberty Mountain Resort acquired Carroll Valley golf course and expanded their facilities, the owners decided it was a golden opportunity to rebrand…  read more

Posted in: Branding, Case Study, Exterior Signage, Highlight, Interior Signage, Project Profiles, Takeform News, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: ADA Compliance, customer experience, dimensional letters, Directional Signage, Environmental Graphics, Experiential Design, Experiential Graphics, Exterior Signage, Graphics, Hospitality, Hotel, Installation, Logos, Resort, Signage, Wayfinding

Project Highlight: Ellicott Street Garage

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT: 854 Ellicott Street Parking Garage Ramping up stress-free parking Takeform helps new downtown Buffalo garage guide people to multiple health facilities A growing cluster of Buffalo, N.Y., hospitals is bringing more employees and more visitors to the neighborhood—along with more…  read more

Posted in: ADA, Branding, Case Study, Exterior Signage, Highlight, Project Profiles, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: ADA Compliance, ADA standards, Brand, Branded space, Directional Signage, Environmental Graphics, Graphic Panels, Graphics, Sign design, Signage, Vivid, Wayfinding, Window film

Six things to consider before you rebrand your healthcare space

Six things to consider... (before you rebrand your healthcare space.) These days, hospital systems can be vast and complex organizations with many kinds of facilities. So, when one embarks on a sweeping identity rebrand, well-designed graphic systems unify disparate sites. They create a comforting,…  read more

Posted in: Branding, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: Behavioral health, Brand, Branded space, community health, Environmental Graphics, Evidence-based design, Experiential Design, Experiential Graphics, Patient experience, Sign design, Signage, Theming, Wallcovering, Wayfinding, Window film

Project Highlight: M&T Tech Hub

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT M&T Tech Hub Buffalo tech sector's high-rise boost Takeform helps M&T Bank translate high concept into fresh vibe High-tech attitude. Dynamic floor plans. Vibrant décor. A landmark Buffalo, N.Y., skyscraper found a new purpose thanks to M&T Bank, whose $58 million investment…  read more

Posted in: ADA, Branding, Case Study, Interior Signage, Project Profiles, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: 3 Dimensional, Acrylic, ADA Compliance, ADA standards, Braille, Branded space, Corporate, dimensional letters, Directional Signage, Environmental Graphics, Experiential Design, Experiential Graphics, notice holder, room id, Signage, Vivid, Window film

Project Highlight: Foothill Ranch Health Center

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT Foothill Ranch Health Center Spa-like health center reflects welcome shift in care For design sensitivity, tricky logistics, and problem-solving prowess, A&D firms turn to Takeform. Picture this: you walk into an open, light-filled entrance tastefully decorated and staffed by greeters.…  read more

Posted in: ADA, Branding, Case Study, Highlight, Interior Signage, Project Profiles, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: 3 Dimensional, Acrylic, ADA Compliance, ADA standards, Braille, Branded space, dimensional letters, Environmental Graphics, Ethos, Experiential Design, Experiential Graphics, Fusion, Graphics, Healthcare, Medical Office Building, MOB, Patient experience, room id, room numbers, Signage, Wallcovering, Window film