October 6, 2020

Health and Wellness Week on DesignTV by SANDOW

By Quinn Halman – October 6th 2020

See original article on interiordesign.net

Last week, DesignTV by SANDOW focused exclusively on updating and upgrading built environments dedicated to health and wellness. Experts from different corners of the industry weighed in on trends they see emerging and innovative projects they’ve completed.


To begin the week, Interior Design editor in chief Cindy Allen speaks with Patrick Keane, Design Director of Enter Projectsto chat all things design and take a closer look at their latest project, an innovative yoga studio, Vikasa on 24.


In this presentation for Health and Wellness week on DesignTV by SANDOW, Cindy Allen sits down for a lively conversation with Braulio Baptista of ZGF Architects about one of its latest designs, a medical research lab for The Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation in Los Angeles.

Next, in partnership with International WELL Building Institute, Cindy Allen interviews Dana Schenider, Senior Vice President, Director of Energy and Sustainability at Empire State Realty Trust about being the first commercial real estate portfolio in the country to achieve the WELL Health & Safety rating for facility operations and management from the IWBI.

Watch the entire 1on1 episode with Dana Schneider here:


To punctuate Health and Wellness week, Cindy Allen hosts an apropos roundtable, welcoming some new faces to DesignTV by SANDOW to discuss how different sects of design are imagining the future of health and wellness. Sponsored by Rockfon, Allen was joined by Carolyn BaRoss of Perkins and Will, Clodagh of Clodagh Design, Rachel Gutter of International WELL Building Institute – IWBI, Ana Pinto-Alexander of HKS Architects, and Diane Rogers of IA Interior Architects.

Another week, another new episode of NKBA Live. This time, Cindy Allen and Suzie Williford are joined by Martyn Lawrence Bullard and Adam Gibson for a discussion about how health and wellness can be incorporated in new and unique ways for the home.


Helene Oberman returns to the host’s seat for an episode of Product Live to speak with Luca Migliorini from Terratinta Ceramicheand Ron Solano from Stone Source, a design-driven company that provides tiles, stones, and slabs for the architecture and design community. The trio discusses Stone Source’s latest equestrian-inspired line of tiles, which were produced in partnership with Terratinta Ceramiche.