The interior design of the Van Dijck pharmacy is fundamentally changing the buying process of medicines. The room in warm colors is equipped with an original counter located in the center of the hall and an area where you can have a snack. The Zware Jongens agency had an ambitious task to design the pharmacy so that the client would like to stay longer. In contrast to the classic faceless options with boring decor.
In most cases, people prefer to shop and go out as soon as possible. But with Van Dijck, it’s different. The design is centered around the island counter. Buyers can freely walk around it and, if desired, go to the pharmacist. No more crowding around the cash register.
Color plays an important role in the concept. Usually, when planning a pharmacy interior, the choice falls on the traditional white. For many, it is associated with hospital walls. Therefore, the design team chose warm colors for him. The furniture is made of natural unpainted birch, in the corner there is a green medical cross with illumination, there are also pink and copper shades.
Only a small part of the drugs is on display, the rest of the drugs are located in a special storage facility. When the pharmacist enters the order data, the automatic dispensing system dispenses the medicines using a special spiral arm.
While there is free access to a pharmacist, some over-the-counter products are available to customers at Van Dijck Pharmacy. For this, the hall is equipped with computer terminals. There is also a miniature counter with fortified water where customers can take a break and freshen up.
This is not the only use of interior design to create a relaxed, friendly environment. A dental clinic in Taiwan has applied this technique to reduce stress levels in patients. So is the Australian Dentist Training Center. In the interior of the Fuji Japanese pharmacy, the walls are decorated with white oak to create a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
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