“We combine contemporary design with accessible and supportive elements for residents and guests,” Lewis said. “We design public spaces to be inclusive of special needs, keeping areas safe and functional, while providing an aesthetically pleasing environment that feels welcoming to everyone.”
November 09, 2017
Bonnie J. Lewis, principal and founder of 55+ TLC Interior Design, LLC, was awarded first place in the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Arizona North Chapter 2017 Design Excellence Competition in the Commercial Universal Design / Aging in Place category.
One of three awards Lewis won in this year’s competition, first place was given to Lewis for her unique remodel design of a reception area for a senior living community. Ensuring the new space would eliminate clutter and include an additional workstation, Lewis designed the area to be ADA-compliant for full accessibility.
“It was important that we combined a contemporary design with an accessible and supportive area for residents and guests,” Lewis said. “We wanted the space to be welcoming and inclusive of special needs, keeping the area safe and functional with a variety of supportive elements while providing an aesthetically pleasing environment that felt welcoming.”
Lewis updated the design to include a hospitality aesthetic and a unique, contemporary design. She a custom designed an ADA-compliant reception desk with a storage cabinet and a security gate to contain clutter and custom cabinets with beautiful square knobs for easy gripping that also provide…