Sunday, April 29, 2012

Final FF& E Boards

As I began to choose FF&E for my project, I started off by thinking about how I wanted to utilize color as the basis of wayfinding throughout this center based on the location of the space in relation to my flooring selections (AKA color coded path).  I began pulling the colors for each space according to the wayfinding path and incorporating the other colors used in the space as accent colors in order to unify all the spaces.

Starting with the reception and waiting area I used mostly greens and blues which were the two main circulation colors in this area.  Moving on to the cafe area I continued using blues but brought in oranges as an accent color.   
 In my chemotherapy I wanted to use a variety of colors in order to make this space more lively, since the patients would be spending most of their time in this space (reds, blues, greens).  In my boutique area I continued to used blues and greens according to the circulation path.
In my activity room I merged all of the colors together so that this space would act as a central hub to the bottom floor. For the patient rooms, I  decided to select one color a for each room so that each room had a different feel.

As I look back on my FF&E selections I wish I would have made the rooms more distinct according to the colors wayfinding by using fewer colors in each space to help distinguish between spaces. I realized last Monday when I presented my project to Carl Matthews that my material selections all blended together and my renderings all looked the same (color wise). I wish I would have made the spaces more distinct according to my wayfinding path...Carl made me realize that I was letting my flooring do all the work when it came to wayfinding. Overall, I really enjoyed receiving constructive feedback about my project....but I wish I could have heard some of these comments sooner!


  1. I know I have said this a thousand times already, but your project really kicked butt.I feel so blessed to be graduating in the company of someone who is so talented and so unostentatious about it. I know we haven't stayed as close as we started out, but you are a great person and I hope we keep in touch. :)

  2. Wow Megan!! Thanks so much!! That comment means alot to me!! Your soo sweet...I guess we are all out own worst critic because i though your images looked great!! And we will definitely keep in touch!!