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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

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

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, Interior Signage, 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, 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

Project Highlight: University of Missouri

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT University of Missouri Pulling together a 1,200-acre campus. Exterior directional signage across campus has a brand-intensive color scheme to keep everything in the family. A healthy start Takeform first met up with representatives from the University of Missouri–Columbia when they…  read more

Posted in: Exterior Signage, Highlight, Interior Signage, Project Profiles, Takeform News, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: Brand, Case Study, College, Environmental Graphics, Experiential Design, Experiential Graphics, Exterior Signage, Wayfinding

Respond: Rapid Deployment Signage & Accessories for the New Healthcare Reality

Rapid Deployment Signage & Accessories for the New Healthcare Reality. At no other time is clear communication more critical than during a crisis. Demands are intense, emotions are high, and miscommunication can be dangerous. Having the right message in the right place communicated professionally…  read more

Posted in: Branding, Exterior Signage, Interior Signage, Takeform News, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: Banners, clean, community health, Coronavirus, Crisis Signage, Directional Signage, disinfect, Easy to install, Exterior Signage, Facility, Floor Decals, Graphic Panels, Graphics, Healthcare, Higher Education, instructional signage, notice holder, notices, Pandemic, patient safety, Rapid-deployment, Safety, Signage, Sneeze guards, Sneeze shield, Social Distancing, Temporary Hospital, Temporary signage, Wallcovering, Wayfinding, Window film

Project Profile: C.H. Robinson

Cool style. Regional vibes. The workplace as recruiting tool.Project Profile: C.H. Robinson No matter what sector your business is in these days, presenting your work environment as fresh and forward-thinking is vital to attracting new talent—especially recent college grads in a generation of the…  read more

Posted in: ADA, Project Management, Project Profiles, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: Brand, Environmental Graphics, Experiential Graphics, Signage, Vivid, Wayfinding

ALoft Buffalo Downtown

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT ALoft Buffalo Downtown Trendy hospitality energizes historic space Collaborating with one of the city's most stylish hotels, ALoft Buffalo Downtown, we helped them make their mark at 500 Pearl — the city's once-storied clubhouse. Working with the brand's dynamic graphic standards,…  read more

Posted in: ADA, Branding, Interior Signage, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: Brand, Directional Signage, Experiential Graphics, Fusion, Hospitality, Hotel, Sign design, Signage