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Think thanks: 5 insights on the art of recognition

Think Thanks: 5 Insights onthe Art of Recognition Celebrating the people who make your work possible is an important job for many organizations who depend on philanthropy. From hospital systems to universities to charities, a lot of places create a display of some kind where they can showcase the people…  read more

Posted in: Branding, Interior Signage  |  Tagged: Donor Recognition, Environmental Graphics, Facility

A master plan to get you from here to there.

A masterplan to get you from here to there. One of the most critical (yet overlooked) ways to prepare for a new space. Suppose you have a new structure in the works. Or you're reimagining an existing one. Either way, you have a vision for a space. Fresh. Smart. On brand. But before the blueprints, before…  read more

Posted in: Branding, Project Management, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: Directional Signage, Environmental Graphics, Icons, Interior Design, maps, Project Management, Wayfinding

NeoCon 2017 Rewind

NeoCon 2017 Rewind This year we were excited to unveil three new products; our completely refreshed Fusion interior signage collection, our mobile-friendly Design Center tool and our award-winning Recognition Display platform. With the new Fusion, every detail of your environment will work in perfect…  read more

Posted in: Branding, Interior Signage, Takeform News  |  Tagged: Awards, Brand, Environmental Graphics

6 things to consider before you rebrand your healthcare space

6 things to considerbefore 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, familiar…  read more

Posted in: Branding, Interior Signage, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: Brand, Directional Signage, Environmental Graphics, Facility, General Contractor, Graphics, Guarantee, Healthcare, Interior Design, Ownership Services, Sign design, Signage, Wayfinding

Easy on the eyes: Evidence that good design helps patients heal

Easy on the eyes: Evidence that good design helps patients heal Brilliant blue water droplets. Feathery green leaves. It's not an oasis, it's a hospital. And a touch of large-format graphics is transforming the space—and the patient experience. Takeform is proud to partner with health systems as varied…  read more

Posted in: Branding, Interior Signage  |  Tagged: Environmental Graphics, Facility, Healthcare, Interior Design

Project Profile: H&R Block

H&R Block: 500 Offices. 6 Months. Nationwide. With every interaction, H&R Block is changing how people perceive the tax experience. With retail offices being a key engagement point, we worked closely with them to invigorate 500 locations across the US. Each “Brand 17" office was energized…  read more

Posted in: Branding, Engineering, Interior Signage, Project Management, Project Profiles  |  Tagged: Environmental Graphics, Graphics, Logos, Project Management, room id, Signage, Vivid

6 Wayfinding design differentiators

6 wayfinding design differentiators Here are six questions that will help you evaluate wayfinding design capability. 1 Do they have the design sensitivity to aesthetically connect your brand and wayfinding to your architecture? 2 Do they understand wayfinding? It's more than signs – look for those…  read more

Posted in: ADA, Branding, Exterior Signage, Interior Signage, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: Brand, Directional Signage, Environmental Graphics, Facility, Graphics, Interior Design, Permanent Room Sign, Sign design, Signage, Wayfinding

Interior signage: New expectations

Gone are the days where we just expect a sign to be functional with no sensitivity to the space or people who occupy it. Blue restroom signs and plain colored plaques with a room number are no longer acceptable, unless you are a contractor just trying to get a certificate of occupancy. More than ever,…  read more

Posted in: Branding, Interior Signage, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: Brand, Environmental Graphics, Graphics, Sign design, Signage, Wayfinding

5 steps to a successful Wayfinding program

We've talked about the top 5 mistakes of wayfinding in healthcare. How do you start the process in defining a successful program? Here are our top 5 suggestions.1. Put together a complete wayfinding team. This should include more than people representing facilities and clinical departments. It requires…  read more

Posted in: Exterior Signage, Interior Signage, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: ADA Compliance, ADA standards, Americans with Disabilities Act, Directional Signage, Environmental Graphics, Interior Design, Sign design, Signage, Wayfinding