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May 24, 2019

In part 2 of my interview with Avigail Eisenstadt, CEO, Founder and Principal Interior Designer at AE Design Group, Avigail generously shares the nooks and crannies of the teams’ process of a healthcare project, from interviewing the staff to how the team decides what is best for improving the resident experience in every corner of the building. I was surprised by the depth of detail that is involved in a nursing home and assisted living project and impressed by the outcome of the work.Learn more about Avigail Eisenstadt and her firm AE Design group by visiting You can also reach out to Avigail directly by sending her an email to

Thank you to our industry partner The Center For Health Design! Learn more about how CHD can support your firm by visiting:

And to the American Association of Healthcare Interior Designers, thank you for your support of this program. Learn more about their certification program by visiting

In this episode you will learn:

  • How Avigail and her team integrate beauty, compassion and code requirements in every project.
  • AE Design Group’s protocol from the moment they first visit a prospective client to the moment they win a project.
  • How the team integrates the residents’ culture into the design of the space and how to integrate various cultures under one roof.
  • The value of an endearing conversation between Avigail and a resident in an assisted living facility she designed.
  • Why in memory care facilities, patterns on flooring and walls must be kept at a minimum.
  • Why colors matter in senior living design.
  • The best places on social media to follow AE Design Group and see pictures of new projects.


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