July 25, 2017

Design for Waiting Areas

Patient waiting times seem to be an endemic problem in U.S. healthcare, but until we can figure out a way to do away with wait-times entirely — it really can be done — you can at least improve conditions through good design. It turns out that patient (dis)satisfaction depends more on perceived waiting times than Read More

July 20, 2017

SAVE-THE-DATE : TAID Lot75 Art Sale

What a year it has been!  Huge strides have been made for Texas Interior Designers and now it is time to celebrate the accomplishments of TAID! You can read more about those achievements in our blog post here. Join us for the annual TAID Lot75 Art Sale. September 28 @ 5:30 to 7:30 Skyline Art Read More

July 19, 2017

TAID Celebrates Extension of Exam Requirement

We are thrilled to share the good news from the Texas Association of Interior Designers (TAID). With the concerted efforts of their board, their members, and their lobbyists, the Governor of the State of Texas has signed into law HB 1657/SB 2187, which extends the exam requirement for Registered Interior Designers in Texas (RID) for Read More

July 18, 2017

How Art Works: A Research Agenda

Have you seen this exciting program from the NEA? Academics are working on these vital questions concerning real “outcomes”, and our industry will have a lot to gain from such new knowledge. Also: we love the concept of the “virtuous cycle”! How do you measure how art works – on people, on communities, or on Read More

July 11, 2017

How Trees Calm Us Down

Thank you to Mark Stephenson for sharing this fantastic story from The New Yorker with us. It’s from a few years ago, but it’s such a great compilation of research findings that we want to share it with our readers. The writer Alex Hutchinson starts where we always start, with Roger Ulrich’s landmark findings in Read More

June 27, 2017

Creating New Traditions in Choctaw

Skyline Art Services is proud of our work for Choctaw Nation Health Services, where we are challenged to honor and Choctaw tradition and history while also recognizing that the healthcare system values medical innovation and advances in care and community health. So we were interested to hear this interview with Choctaw singer/songwriter Samantha Crain. Samantha Read More