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July 19th, 2021 | Alan Metcalfe, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB

From Piano to Prototyping: Meet Katy Blander


An interview with Metcalfe’s Senior Exhibit Designer, Katy Blander. Katy came to the Metcalfe team in 2012, continuing a 20-year career in exhibition design and interactive and print graphics. Katy’s creative talents extend outside the office. She is a children’s book illustrator and a textile artist, and has a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from Temple University, occasionally dusting off the keyboard for fun.

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October 21st, 2020 | Alan Metcalfe, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB

The Importance of Empathy - A Conversation with Hayley Freilich

Along with play, experimentation, investigation, and learning, empathy is an important component when designing for patient safety and recovery. Explore with us how Hayley’s childhood experiences help her advocate for empathetic design in the healthcare world.

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August 13th, 2020 | Hayley Freilich, EDAC, PMP

A Better Patient Experience

Hospitals can design isolation rooms that not only meet the infection control needs of the patient and staff but meet patients’ emotional needs as well. We explore how to improve patient’s experiences throughout their healthcare journey, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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June 29th, 2020 | Jillian Johnson

#MetAtHome - Jillian Johnson

Meet Jillian. She wants everyone to remember that now, more than ever, communication is the most important thing you can do during this time, whether it's with friends, family, or colleagues. Learn where she finds joy during the pandemic.

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June 26th, 2020 | Jillian Johnson

#MetAtHome - Kelsey Lind

Kelsey Lind, like many of us, is frustrated by the limited communication during the pandemic. How does she unwind and find joy during this time?

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June 24th, 2020 | Jillian Johnson

#MetAtHome - Katy Blander

Katy Blander has a fantastic view of the blue sky from her work table and counts the hours until she can go outside with the dog on this beautiful day. Where else does she find joy?

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