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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, Exterior Signage, Project Profiles  |  Tagged: ADA Compliance, ADA standards, Brand, Branded space, Corporate, 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: NextCorps

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT Nextcorps | Going up. Helping a startup hub remake a storied retail space for tomorrow's legends. What does a former department store have in common with a high-tech startup incubator? Both have high traffic. Both see new ideas and new products introduced with each passing season.…  read more

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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

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Project Highlight: Be Well

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT Be Well | 'Hope Happens Here' Like the décor, signage is designed to be more welcoming and less institutional. A new behavior health facility emphasizes safe, warm environment. In a time of increasing need for addiction recovery and mental health services, one public-private partnership…  read more

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An organization's biggest branding tool

What's an organization's biggest branding tool? Hint: it's all around them. Space can do more to evoke specific emotions that directly connect to brand. Whether working, learning, relaxing, or receiving health care, people expect engaging environments that improve their experience. Delivering on this…  read more

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Project Highlight: Explore & More

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT Outfitting four floors of fun. The Explore & More dimensional logo features the sun, formed from paintbrush strokes, to reflect the creativity and playfulness of the destination (which includes an art studio on the top floor). PROJECT HIGHLIGHT Outfitting four floors of fun. The…  read more

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Project Highlight: Navy Building

24-inch Illuminated channel letters on main entrance canopy PROJECT HIGHLIGHT United States Navy West Coast headquarters debut. A bold, modern high-rise calls for Takeform's well-coordinated touch. For some 1,450 staffers who work for the U.S. Navy in San Diego, California, office life is about to be…  read more

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The power of offices as post-pandemic culture ICUs

The power of OFFICES as post-pandemic culture ICUsThe prescription to renew critical connections in the workplace Culture. It might be thought of as a company's lifeblood. Or put another way, it's an organization's DNA. It's what makes an it unique and defines its “personality" – especially for…  read more

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