26 May '16, 9am

Light-filled dentist clinic shows how good design can calm patient fears

Light-filled dentist clinic shows how good design can calm patient fears

To maximize access to natural light, the designers installed glazed sliding doors and frosted partitions that also make the clinic feel more open, spacious, and accessible. “Our aim was to design a clinic we would be less afraid to go to: a space that feels accessible, rather than hermetic,” said Canon. Timber surfaces used in the furnishings and doorways lend a sense of warmth, while small and playful design details, like the colorful zigzag bathroom floor tiles and wooden toothbrush shelving, add unique character. The light-filled treatment room also connects to a small photography studio where patients can take before-and-after treatment photos.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/light-filled-dentist-clinic-shows-ho...

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