Interior Design

Stantec experts share their knowledge on the trends, innovations, and challenges shaping interior design.

  • The joy and pain of designing childbirth spaces—creating an experience-adaptable room

    The joy and pain of designing childbirth spaces—creating an experience-adaptable room

    Healthcare planners need to focus on creating a uniquely special patient experience for new families

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  • Corporate workplace design: 8 interiors trends to watch

    Corporate workplace design: 8 interiors trends to watch

    NeoCon 2018 revealed a softer focus, including organic shapes, smoky glass, integrated accessories, and Scandinavian partnerships

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  • One chance to make a good first impression: Office lobbies see a revamp

    One chance to make a good first impression: Office lobbies see a revamp

    How office lobby design is taking a page from hospitality to cater to the future of work

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  • 7 impacts worth considering when reducing the size of your workplace

    7 impacts worth considering when reducing the size of your workplace

    Reducing square footage saves money, true, but employers need to consider spin-off effects that aren't always beneficial.

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  • How the Taussig Cancer Center is making the patient experience number one

    How the Taussig Cancer Center is making the patient experience number one

    Working with the Cleveland Clinic, a design-savvy healthcare client

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  • Why your office needs a makerspace—it’s about investing in the creative workplace

    Why your office needs a makerspace—it’s about investing in the creative workplace

    Harvesting creativity and innovation requires the right spaces and creates a culture that attracts the best employees

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  • Can a kids’ healthcare space teach, entertain, and heal?

    Can a kids’ healthcare space teach, entertain, and heal?

    Standard building requirements don’t have to be boring – here’s how you can inject whimsical touches into everyday design features

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  • Healthcare design choices: Is polyurethane upholstery fabric the best option in hospitals?

    Healthcare design choices: Is polyurethane upholstery fabric the best option in hospitals?

    The faux-leather fabric is easy to clean and better for the environment, but delamination failures are troubling

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  • Designing wellness communities to focus on integrated healthcare—reducing costs naturally

    Designing wellness communities to focus on integrated healthcare—reducing costs naturally

    Purpose-designed healthcare buildings with a focus on integrative medical care will help us address chronic disease management

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  • Why the most effective school designs go beyond safety and security

    Why the most effective school designs go beyond safety and security

    Educational facilities need more than a secure design—they need a productive and inspiring learning environment for all students

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  • Trading Spaces: Expanding design experiences

    Trading Spaces: Expanding design experiences

    An interior designer from Stantec’s Miami offices shares lessons learned from his experience on a nationally televised design competition

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  • 4 design features of a modern medical office building that make it a community landmark

    4 design features of a modern medical office building that make it a community landmark

    Want a distinguishable building? Innovative planning and design need to be at the forefront of the project

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Housing design that keeps the city within reach

    From the Design Quarterly: Housing design that keeps the city within reach

    Innovative approaches to urban housing for mixed-income, artists, and young professionals

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  • Brick-and-mortar retail is not dead—here’s proof

    Brick-and-mortar retail is not dead—here’s proof

    We continually hear that “retail is dying,” but there are many foundational retail types essential to consumers—here’s a look at 3 of them

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  • Education design: How much daylight is right for today’s tech-enabled schools?

    Education design: How much daylight is right for today’s tech-enabled schools?

    Wall-to-wall windows might be too much of a good thing for some classrooms

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  • Is your career and technical education center future-ready?

    Is your career and technical education center future-ready?

    When school districts create opportunities for collaboration in their CTE centers, they help students be ready for jobs that don’t currently exist

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  • Published in Alaska Business Monthly: From Open Floors to Enclaves

    Published in Alaska Business Monthly: From Open Floors to Enclaves

    Office interiors are adapting to changing times. What does that mean for business owners? How can architects help? Two of our Anchorage architects explain.

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  • Published in IFHE Digest: Creating opportunities in translational research

    Published in IFHE Digest: Creating opportunities in translational research

    David Martin, VP of Stantec UK, writes about the role of the built environment in effective translational research.

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  • Design comeuppance: The call center gets its turn

    Design comeuppance: The call center gets its turn

    A thoughtfully designed workplace environment, amenities, brand message, and name help shatter the mold of a stereotypical call center

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  • Open plan 2.0: Tips for a successful transition to a new open-office design

    Open plan 2.0: Tips for a successful transition to a new open-office design

    When it’s time to make the move, designers can support clients in introducing a new workplace environment

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