Korea Travels: Part 2 – Welcome to My Second Home

Korea Travels: Part 2 – Welcome to My Second Home

Korea Travels: Part 2 – Welcome to My Second Home In addition to seeing two of my friends begin their new married lives, I was able to spend time with family, friends, and explore Korea. Welcome to My Second Home! Most cities in Korea are vertically developed cities due to the limitation of its size. Traveling from America, where there […]

Sense of Atmosphere in Behavioral Health Treatment Malls

Posted by on Feb 26, 2016 in architecture, healthcare, interior design | No Comments
Sense of Atmosphere in Behavioral Health Treatment Malls

It should come as no surprise that the built environment has a vital impact on the human psyche.  In healthcare projects, we place a great deal of importance on the effects surroundings can have on the well-being of the patient, both mentally and physically.  Access to natural light can influence length of stays and various […]

The Art of Designing Hospitals for Children

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in architecture, healthcare, interior design | No Comments
The Art of Designing Hospitals for Children

Facility needs to seem nonthreatening while providing higher levels of care By Julie Bird from FierceHealthcare The dual goals of designing pediatric hospitals that signal permanence and confidence, yet also seem non-institutional and playful are “in many ways at cross-purposes,” an executive at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia told Hospitals & Health Networks. The article talks to hospital […]

CHoP

CHoP

A DISTINCT PRIVILEGE In 2010, when The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHoP) invited Stanley Beaman & Sears to provide interior design, wayfinding, and experience graphics for their new ambulatory care center to be built in the heart of their main Philadelphia campus, we were more than excited – we were honored. Named the Buerger Center […]

prairie straw

prairie straw

I am reasonably new to Stanley Beaman & Sears. At a previous job I was known to be a bit of a prankster and I didn’t exactly put this on my resume when I got hired here. So – Shhhhhh…if you don’t tell the principals here at SBS, I won’t. It took a while to […]

In Support of: Maintenance Days

In Support of: Maintenance Days

With the help of technology our lives are busier than ever.  We are constantly multi-tasking.  We cook, watch television, and answer emails simultaneously.  Every minute is packed with motion and communication.  We only get a few minutes a day to stop and breath.  Our self care “to do” list gets longer and longer, and we succumb to being complacent […]

Stanley Beaman Sears wins Best of the Best!

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in architecture, healthcare, interior design | No Comments
Stanley Beaman Sears wins Best of the Best!

Do you know b.o.b.? It’s the Best-of-the-Best! The International Interior Design Association, IIDA, threw a spectacular b.o.b. award ceremony on March 26th in the grand ballroom at 200 Peachtree Street. It was more than a simple award ceremony. It was a stunning, festive, Great Gatsby-themed gala!   The fanfare included cocktails, dazzling sequin dresses, fluffy […]

SBS Desk Tchotchke ID Game: On the Occasion of Moving

SBS Desk Tchotchke ID Game: On the Occasion of Moving

From time to time when project teams form and shift in the office, we find ourselves relocating desks to be closer to those we work with on a daily basis. I spent an afternoon last week moving a whopping 15’ to a new desk located almost directly behind my old one, and most of the […]

New Lighting Strategies Promote Healthier Patient Experiences: Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando

New Lighting Strategies Promote Healthier Patient Experiences: Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando

Children’s hospitals often include the latest in medical technology, as well as dynamic, kinetic, soothing and engaging designs that support the emotional needs of patients, their families and care staff.   Children deal with a wide range of fears and anxiety during a hospital stay: fear of separation from their family, having shots and finger sticks, […]

Storytelling within the UVA Battle Building

Storytelling within the UVA Battle Building

The Battle Building at UVA Children’s Hospital will be holding its ribbon cutting and public open house on Saturday, June 14, 2014. We’re thrilled to have been part of this project, serving as interior architect for the clinical spaces. The facility is unique to the region and will serve children and their families by assembling […]