The truth of most traditional medspa design is that these areas usually really feel extra medical than spa-inspired. So when Dr. TJ Tsay was on the point of open Ageless MD in Orange County, California— he wished to ensure it matched the aesthetic his sufferers had been attempting to realize.
Dr. Tsay is greatest identified for his look on Netflix’s Bling Empire in addition to his string lifts though Ageless MD presents a big roster of providers from Botox and filler to lasers, facial and physique therapies. He tells me, “Design is necessary for medical workplaces, particularly while you’re within the area of aesthetics. The kind of shoppers we entice are the identical shoppers that might go to high-end luxurious malls. We’re going for the premium look and feel. 90 % of our clientele are girls, so having a pleasant aesthetically pleasing design is necessary.”
The Massive Makeover
When physician Tsay moved into the workplace, it was initially a main care facility that had been transformed right into a medical spa. “We used the prevailing basis and jazzed it up, accessorized with new wall textures and chandeliers. We made it brighter and extra aesthetically pleasing. The truth is, our premium luxurious look and the intense lighting have helped enhance gross sales of our skincare merchandise,” he explains.
Dr. Tsay’s spouse, Vivian Tsay designed the area herself meaning to create an upscale really feel. “It was like a Macy’s earlier than and we wished to show it right into a Bloomingdales,” explains the physician and entrepreneur. “We wished good lighting in a well-lit area that allowed us to show our skincare merchandise in a showroom-like environment.”
The ready room is a very fashionable area. The reception space incorporates a attractive marble desk and glamorous swag chandeliers overhead. As an alternative of an ordinary medical tweed or dreadful vinyl couch, there are fashionable plush purple velvet chairs with angled gold legs and marble tables. With a glitzy but welcoming really feel, it’s extra like an elegant cafe or female co-working area.
Adjoining to the tables and chairs are gold show circumstances stuffed with quite a lot of skincare merchandise obtainable for buy. There’s additionally a white vessel sink with a herringbone tile backsplash so sufferers can wash their faces earlier than receiving therapies or experiment with new merchandise.
There’s a further ready space framed by an eco-friendly flower wall, a recent tufted gray velvet couch, and basic Ghost Chairs. The workplace has a complete of three flower partitions. This was a really intentional selection by Dr. Tsay and his spouse.
“The flower partitions seize your consideration. It’s a spot the place we now have our firm emblem and attempt to have as many individuals take selfies and tag us on the flower wall. Additionally, flowers characterize femininity, magnificence from the internal self, and the way one can blossom to a brand new individual,” explains Dr. Tsay.
The Examination Rooms
The power has a complete of 9 examination rooms, all of that are distinctive. Whereas all of the examination chairs and medical tools are state-of-the-art, the decor has something however a medical vibe. There’s quite a lot of items from a enjoyable Audrey Hepburn portrait on the wall to a throw pillow that reads “Botox Vendor,” pampas floral preparations, and Hollywood glam chairs. Everlasting fixtures like tile partitions are a contemporary component to stability the kitsch. All of the examination rooms coordinate with one another but every places a barely completely different spin on the identical theme.
Nevertheless, many of those design selections weren’t completely for aesthetic functions, however fairly to make these areas extra environment friendly for Dr. Tsay and his employees. “A few of my favourite particulars are the way in which we designed the cupboards and the area. Every thing is discreetly hidden. For instance, the trash is hidden below the cupboards. As well as, as an alternative of getting glove packing containers on the desk, they’re discreetly tucked beneath the cupboards and accessed by means of a gap below the cupboard.”
One more reason for the variation between areas is that some rooms had been designed to carry out particular procedures. “Some can accommodate extra invasive procedures, similar to under-chin liposuction, fats grafting, and PDO thread raise. Whereas, in different rooms, we carry out facials, and function varied lasers together with IPL, CO2, and our most Radio Frequency micro-needling with the Sylfyrm X that does not require a complete lot of area. However every room nonetheless feels clear, pure, and uncluttered.”