Cannon Design Blog

CannonDesign’s blog is a place for the global design firm to share thoughts and news related to their current efforts to help transform businesses, educational models and health paradigms. The firm engages diverse perspectives and expertise to deliver proven, innovative solutions to our most important partners, our clients. Our global network of more than a thousand professionals enable us to create design solutions to the greatest challenges facing our clients and society. www.CannonDesign.com
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Posted on November 25, 2014 By Cannon Design Blog
How can teams be structured to effectively manage a growing day-to-day patient population while implementing broader population health strategies? How can care processes simultaneously improve quality and caregiver satisfaction while lowing the cost of care? These are just two of the major...
Posted on November 17, 2014 By Cannon Design Blog
There’s no more critical asset to an organization than its people. That’s the central message of Meg Osman’s newest piece for Fast Company, "How to Create a Workspace Employees Love." The article focuses on how Zurich is engaging employees in the creation of its new North American headquarters...
Posted on October 30, 2014 By Cannon Design Blog
CannonDesign’s Health Practice has released "Flooring Applications in Healthcare Settings," a report summarizing available information and evidence into a usable practice guide for key decision-makers in health organizations. The report compares and contrasts different flooring types in the context...
Posted on September 23, 2014 By Cannon Design Blog
Wired magazine has featured Cedars-Sinai and its OR360 in a new story, “How Designers Are Reinventing Trauma Care to Save Soldiers Lives.” The piece takes a deep look at the innovation center where doctors and military personnel can simulate hypothetical scenarios in order to simplify and...
Posted on August 14, 2014 By Cannon Design Blog
Fast Company has published an article authored by Meg Osman, Executive Director of CannonDesign’s Corporate/Commercial Practice, entitled “Here’s How to Create a Workspace that Empowers Your People and Business.” Focusing on recent work at Follett, Zurich North America, and CannonDesign’s Chicago...
Posted on May 09, 2014 By Cannon Design Blog
Fast Company has published an article authored by Brad Lukanic focused on "5 Bold Predictions for the Future of Higher Education.” The article focuses on key trends CannonDesign’s education team is seeing through their work with such clients as University of Utah, University of Buffalo, Iowa State...
Posted on February 06, 2014 By Cannon Design Blog
This post originally appeared on Fast Company's website.   If you’ve been following news about workplace design in the popular media, you might believe that the open workplace has run its course. The recent crescendo of negativity roughly started around the publication of Susan Cain’s book...
Posted on October 10, 2013 By Cannon Design Blog
By Greg Tanski, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Architectural Designer, Cannon Design   A recent study by some of my former professors at Carnegie Mellon took a look at the impact of providing feedback in an energy dashboard form to workers and studying how it impacted overall energy consumption....
Posted on August 21, 2013 By Cannon Design Blog
“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.” Eleanor Roosevelt’s famous quote rings true when one considers the many failures and resulting lessons learned in the history of architecture, engineering and design. There are some lessons best learned from...
Posted on July 31, 2013 By Cannon Design Blog
I feel compelled to share this The Chronicle of Higher Education article focused on the current higher-education revolution we find ourselves immersed in. The piece acknowledges the many challenges facing higher education currently, including economic and demographic shifts coupled with mounting...