Revera – leading Canadian provider of accommodation and care for seniors, hosted the grand opening of its flagship location on Sunday, October 28th. Westney Gardens in Ajax, Ontario is a unique and innovative multi-unit rental residence featuring revolutionary technology and design. Toronto firm Van Der King Design Group Inc’s and LEVEY’s expertise were commissioned by Revera to design and produce functional, beautiful, decor within an elegant, forward thinking senior’s residence, where wallcovering as wayfinding leads design into a new client centric direction.
The result has been lauded as creating a helpful, happy, and unique environment that reflects decades of research by Revera, challenged to innovate the future of senior care. LEVEYwall treatment of the corridors and elevator lobby of the five-story retirement residence was conceived as a unique, non-repetitive wayfinding technique that would decorate the walls while providing a sense of well-being and opulence.
Class A Fire Rated and exceeding CAN/ULC S102.-10 – a life saving standard LEVEYart Digital developed over 100 classic images to make the team’s mega-graphic wallcovering design vision into a surface reality.
“Today’s designs for senior living reflect the unique needs of modern aging in place for those who want to maintain both prolonged independence and high quality of life,” says Silvana Levey, CEO of LEVEY. “Revera and the production team considered many factors when choosing a design for the walls of Westney Gardens. These included refinement of specific colours for optimum vision, texture for glare reduction and the full purpose of creating a sense of familiarity.” The high contrast print of black graphics atop the pale beige background provides optimum visibility without sacrificing colour harmony. The result ensures familiarity and comfort while elegantly providing a way for the residents of Westney Gardens to enjoy personally supported methods of identifying their space.
LEVEY: a Canadian wallcovering design, manufacturing and distribution company provides industry leadership in commercial wallcovering and architectural finishes. Since 1995, their high sustainability standards and accreditations, an exclusive roster of only the best quality brands of wall finishes, and a consultative sales staff offering keen attention to detail have LEVEYconsistently defining direction for commercial wallcoverings of the future.