At the St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, there is a program that provides family and friends the opportunity to give gifts in remembrance of loved ones. St. Luke’s came to Presentations for a donor wall to recognize those donations. The St. Luke’s Hospital anticipated that they would be changing their logo shortly after this project was completed; therefore, any logos on the display needed to be easily updated when necessary. Since the new donor wall would be placed near the large cumulative digital donor display, the esthetics of the two designs needed to coordinate and stay within the budget.
The Wall of Remembrance, originally called Heart Spaces, blends nicely with the digital donor display. To ease the transition, a similar photo was used for the backgrounds, as well as the same fonts and wood as the previous display. However, no lights were used for the Wall of Remembrance in order to keep the project on budget. The wall can also be updated annually with the use of sandwich Plexiglas panels to house the donor listing. In addition, the logo was places on a separate plaque that can be easily replaced when a new logo has been selected.
St. Luke’s Wall of Remembrance completes the space while recognizes the gifts in remembrance of loved ones lost.