Insights and announcements from the team at DCC Design.

main nurse station design rwjuh somerset

phase i of master plan Renovation Is complete

The new Cardiac Pavillion at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Somerset campus, is complete. Phase I included a centralized main nurse station (pictured) and hospitality-centered patient rooms. The design intent included improved work flow and efficiency, patient healing and convenience, and wayfinding for families and patients alike. The 4 phase Master Plan Renovation is slated for completion end of year 2020.


welcome to the team

Please join us in welcoming Stefanie Spinelli-Kreider to the DCC Design team. As one of our Senior Project Managers, Stefanie will be directly involved in all phases of the design process. With over 15 years of experience in the fields of healthcare, education, and senior living, she brings a unique perspective and impressive set of skills to our specialized firm. Learn more about Stefanie below.

IIDA Panel Discussion

we advocate for change

The IIDA Advocacy Roundtable was a resounding success. We left the event feeling well-informed and inspired to push for ID regulation within our own community, and beyond. Keep the conversation going, and reach out to your local legislators to spread awareness of our industry's impact on the health, safety and well being of all people.  

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new orthopedic unit reveal

The team at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, recently celebrated the relocation and renovation of its orthopedic unit with a ceremonial ribbon cutting. Our design team could not be more pleased with the outcome of this project which demonstrates the impact of the interior environment on patient recovery. 


why we advocate

At our firm, we strive to grow as advocates within the design industry, promoting knowledge-sharing, and developing innovative solutions to existing problems within the build environment and beyond. Getting involved with the Greater Philadelphia chapter of IIDA has been such a rewarding experience that we are excited to share with others who are committed to fashioning a bright future for interior design. Join us on Thursday, July 12th for a roundtable discussion on "Why We Advocate." Nicole Cocolin, principal and owner of DCC Design will be featured as a panelist. 

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emergency department updates

The expansion and renovation project at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick is in phase II of its transformation, and DCC is honored to be involved. The details of the $60 million expansion project were revealed in an informative and comprehensive article late last week. To quote John Gantner, CEO and President of RWJUH New Brunswick, "This is no ordinary community hospital ER."


welcome jocelyn + amanda

As our business grows, so does our family. Join us in welcoming Jocelyn Eisenstaedt  and Amanda Shenton to the DCC Design team. DCC is proud to employ women from various fields and industries who contribute to our multi-disciplinary knowledge and skill set.

WBENC certified

dcc Design is wbenc-certified

Our team is proud to announce that DCC Design Group is officially recognized as a certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise through the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). 


Be inspired at the inaugural women in healthcare event

Managing principal of DCC Design Group, Nicole Cocolin, is thrilled to be a part of a select group bringing the Women In Healthcare organization to the Greater Philadelphia Area. Women In Healthcare empowers females in the healthcare industry and offers a forum for engagement, learning, and collaboration. The inaugural event entitled Transforming the Healthcare Delivery Model through Personal Experience will take place on Tuesday June 5th at The Pennsylvania Bar Institute in Philadelphia. 

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christiana care health services new construction


Phase I of the Emergency Department expansion and renovation project at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Barnabas Health New Brunswick campus is complete. The $40 million construction is in response to the increasing needs of consumers in the community. 



Our designer's had the opportunity to tour the garden-level of the new Christiana Care Women and Children's building. DCC Design is collaborating on this project which will include expanded labor and delivery suites and triage area, as well as a new NICU. The $260 million expansion is a great example of how Healthcare Design is becoming more consumer-focused in an effort to better serve our communities. 


dcc hosts the iida summit event

An active member and supporter of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA), in-house designer Shakira Hunt hosted the DE/PA/NJ chapter's spring board retreat in our studio. Thanks to all who attended.