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How Design Impacts Hiring and Retention

How Design Impacts Hiring and Retention

r.o.i. Design responded to a call from a mid-size manufacturer who asked, “Can you help us make our Core Values more prominent in our facility?” They thought it would help them during their interview process as well as engaging existing employees. This group had just...

Hudsonville Vision Care Upgrades Its Patient Experience

Hudsonville Vision Care Upgrades Its Patient Experience

Doctors Walt and Gammage joined Hudsonville Vision Care in the 1980’s and are preparing for the next generation of leadership, which has already started with Dr. Wustman, who joined in 2017. Subsequently, this meant enhancing the interior, with expanded offices and...

Beacon Hill Creates New Breakroom Space for Employees

Beacon Hill Creates New Breakroom Space for Employees

Working with seniors, whether independent or needing special care, requires a caring staff. That staff also needs care and nurturing, and sometimes just a quiet place to take a break. Beacon Hill at Eastgate focuses on creating a culture that supports its hard-working...

How to Make Your Property Rise Above the Competition

How to Make Your Property Rise Above the Competition

Utilizing contract purchasing to provide FF&E (Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment, or another version is FF&A, Furniture, Fixtures and Accessories) is not only convenient but creates value. While not a permanent part of the building structure, they do add...

Open Offices Bring Acoustic Issues

Open Offices Bring Acoustic Issues

With the onset of the open office and shared spaces comes great efficiency and improved collaboration, but also brings acoustic issues.  Acoustics are the science of sound control, addressing the reflection of noise between and around spaces. Very rudimentary sound...

The Role of LED Lighting in Interior Design

The Role of LED Lighting in Interior Design

With the introduction of LED* lighting over ten years ago, the world of lighting and lighting design has exploded. Now, more than 80% of all lighting is LED. This is mostly because of their high efficiency and low power consumption as compared to traditional...

Third Coast Oral Surgery Improves Customer Experience

Third Coast Oral Surgery Improves Customer Experience

A returning customer, Third Coast Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, called us to help plan for an improved checkout experience for their patients. This meant planning and designing a small addition and reconfiguration of some rooms. Dr. Niquette, owner of Third Coast,...

Animal Emergency Hospital, Part Two 

Animal Emergency Hospital, Part Two 

We were honored to be the interior designers for the first new Animal Emergency Hospital in Byron Center in 2022. They had an older location on Plainfield in Grand Rapids, but the space looked tired and couldn’t compare with the new facility. The plan was to build a...

Current Trends in Senior Living

Current Trends in Senior Living

There has been a change in how we think about senior living over the past 10 years. The aging baby boomer generation is influencing this change.