S|365’s Sister Company Wins Prestigious Award for Kitchen Design

Celebrations abound! Please join us in congratulating our sister company Housewarming in winning the Trade Rex award in Kitchen Excellence from Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties. Housewarming oversees our residential interior design and styling projects, and supports S|365 community residents with services to help furnish their new homes. The award-winning design, led […]

Happy “Sweet 16th” Birthday, S|365!

S|365 celebrates 16-years of strategies, spaces, and solutions for Senior Living, Community, and Multi-Family Housing. We’re so honored to be a valued resource, partner, and dream-maker in supporting YOU and your community goals—from strategic planning & sales support to refreshing finishes & full-service interior design to unit staging & resident moves. THANK YOU for collaborating […]

S|365 Designer Lab: Color Science

Do you love color? Have you ever thought about the impact of color within your environment? We sure do! S|365 shares a little color science that drives many of our recommendations. What is Color? The way our eyes and brain perceive different wavelengths of light reflected off objects. All colors = primary colors of red, […]

S|365 Designer Lab: Wayfinding Signage

Have you ever stepped inside a building, but immediately felt lost, questioned if you arrived at the correct entrance, or simply didn’t know where to go? Wayfinding signage is the perfect solution. What is Wayfinding? Systems that guide people through a physical environment & enhance their understanding and experience of the space. Complex environments need […]

Project Preview: Senior Center of West Seattle Design Refresh

S|365 is delighted to work with the Senior Center of West Seattle in the planned design refresh of its building. S|365 partnered with the organization to understand needs, future positioning, and to develop a design vision in alignment with goals. The Senior Center of West Seattle will undergo a total design refresh, including new flooring, […]

S|365 Designer Lab: Green Design – Sustainability Habits

How many sustainability practices do you utilize at work or home? S|365 provides you with easy tips on green habits that benefit all. Water conservation. Save 10 gallons of water per day by not running faucet when brushing teeth, shaving, or washing dishes. Use WaterSense products = save 4-gallons/day during showers & over 700 gallons/yr […]

S|365 Designer Lab: Green Design – Materials and Considerations

S|365 strives to promote and design with green building materials. Today, we share considerations to keep top of mind when sourcing and planning for projects. Think sustainability first. Look for materials that reduce waste & demand on ecosystems during their life cycle. Use environmentally preferable materials (ISO 14000 labels) = less impact on environment. Reduce, […]

S|365 Designer Lab: Green Design

Going green or making sustainable choices in design and building is a mounting priority. But what is sustainability? What does it really mean to ‘design or build green’? S|365 unpacks those questions, providing a primer in basic green principles. “Sustainability can be defined as development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the […]

Project Preview: Parkshore Administrative Office Design Underway

After fourteen weeks in the making, S|365’s design of the new administrative offices at Parkshore Senior Living Community has broken ground. Implementation is underway by KTM Construction, including completion of rough framing, the addition of new clerestory windows, and a whole new functional space taking shape. Completion is estimated for mid-April. Stay tuned for more […]

Sales Tools: Units & Apartments

There are many ways S|365 can support community sales & marketing teams in selling renovated units and design features to prospects and new residents. S|365 collaborates with you on your sales & marketing process for new units by providing the sales tools and materials you need to succeed. New residents are attracted to use of […]

Partner Shout Out – Stage & Design Network

S|365 closes the year out with a quick shout out to Staging & Design Network, a critical industry partner for our Staging & Styling teams. Staging & Design Network is an organization founded on the mission to partner with members, share resources, and inspire design. As a member, our S|365 Staging & Styling teams have […]

Partner Shout Out – ACG Builds

S|365 Consulting + Design collaborates with many great industry partners.  Today, we would like to give a big thank you to ACG Builds. Working together for over 5 years on our senior living renovation and unit turn projects, we’re grateful to call ACG Builds a collaborative industry partner. Their project management and attention to detail […]

Partner Shout Out – Austin & Martin

Here at S|365 Consulting + Design we like to surround ourselves with wonderful industry partners, allowing us to deliver outstanding work to all our clients. We ADORE working with power couple, Austin & Martin, a Seattle-based broker team with Metropolist, specializing in first-time buyers, empty nesters, and senior transitions. Smart and kind-hearted, our Move Management […]

Partner Shout Out – A & E Relocation Services

S|365 gives a warm shout out to one of our hardest working industry partners: A & E Relocation Services. Fast and reliable, this fantastic company supports our Move Management team with our senior living transitions, commercial clear outs, and everything in between. A & E Relocation Services is a leading relocation & moving company based […]

Hearthstone Before and After

We love a good Before/After transformation. Here’s a studio apartment at The Hearthstone we renovated to include more functionality and contemporary finishes for a fresh and bright new living environment overlooking Green Lake. Contact us today and learn how we can support you in reimagining your spaces!

Team Spotlight: Susan Hamilton

The S|365 Consulting + Design team is comprised of many amazing ladies. We’re excited to introduce you to Move Management Project Manager, Susan Hamilton. “Moving is very stressful and sometimes clients are skeptical of strangers coming into their space and handling their precious belongings. By the time the dishes have been stored and the art […]

S|365 Designer Lab – Materials & FFE: Lighting

Lighting design is an art form and requires more technical requirements than meets the eye (pun intended!). That’s why we’re excited to feature Susan Rhodes of LightWire in today’s S|365 Designer Lab, where she shares tips and insights for lighting spaces for senior living environments. Design in layers to create comfortable spaces. Layer at least […]

Team Spotlight: Mayra Garcia

Next up on S|365 Consulting + Design team introductions is Interior Design Assistant extraordinaire, Mayra Garcia. “I know that what I do has the potential to elevate a person’s state of well-being. In helping design spaces that not only function properly, but also help people to live better (both physically and emotionally), I have a […]

Team Spotlight: Jacquelyn S. Rardin

Continuing with our team introductions, this round we help you get to know Jacquelyn Rardin, S|365’s Director & Lead Design Consultant. “I take great pride in creating exceptional collaborative experiences and in delivering results through active listening, compassion, and a deep focus on meeting the unique needs of every community we serve.  –  Jacquelyn S. […]

S|365 Designer Lab – Materials & Finishes: Surfaces

Determining what type of countertop surface is best for your project can get confusing and overwhelming, especially since there are so many types available. For today’s S|365 Designer Lab, we invited Engineered Surfaces Specification Specialist Kirsten Solly from Wilsonart to discuss popular options and their respective advantages. Start with budget, intent, and care expectations. What […]

Team Spotlight: Karen Pfeiffer Bush

We thought it would be fun for you to get to know our team members…you know, the folks working the magic on all our great projects! We start at the top, highlighting CEO Karen Pfeiffer Bush. “There is no magic solution that replaces hard work and commitment. Organizations are either in alignment with goals and […]

S|365 Designer Lab – Materials & Finishes: Cabinetry

Kitchen and bath cabinetry if often one of the most impactful and complex elements of designing a new space. This week, S|365 shares insights on cabinet design & installation considerations. We’re excited to feature our very own in-house residential designer Amanda Kratochvil.   Think about layout, function & needs. Are you changing a layout and […]

Project Spotlight: The Hearthstone

S|365 loves tenant improvement projects! Today, we feature some unit design & renovations we have implemented at The Hearthstone. “Hearthstone has partnered with S|365 since 2017 for our complete apartment renovations. Jacque is extremely detailed and provides us innovative design concepts that fit our residents’ needs. Thanks to S|365, finished apartments are beautiful and thoughtfully […]

S|365 Designer Lab – Materials & Finishes: Wallcoverings

Wallcoverings provide more than pretty design accents. Learn more in today’s S|365 Designer Lab, featuring insights from leading wallcoverings company, MDC Interior Solutions.       Think about function, performance, make & aesthetics. What areas are you considering & why? How durable does the product need to be? Is the material NSF 342 certified & […]

Project Spotlight: Parkshore

Today’s project spotlight highlights some of the wonderful projects we have completed for Parkshore, a full-service client that utilizes S|365 for consulting, interior design, unit staging, and move management services. “Parkshore has been working with S|365 for over five years. Their team knows our community well and has been instrumental in providing design for us […]

Project Spotlight: The Kenney

S|365 Consulting + Design shows off a transforming furniture installation at The Kenney as part of an ongoing design refresh of the community. “We have over a dozen projects underway. S|365 manages the whole process, from feasibility to design selection….S|365 is dependable, timely, precise, and very well educated on design and renovations.” -Natalie Faulkner, Director […]

S|365 Designer Lab – Materials & Finishes: Flooring

We’re kicking-off a new series, devoting the remainder of the year to exploring materials & finishes…from selection to installation. Why? Because there are SO MANY to consider for your projects! Today, we share flooring insights from our fabulous partners at Legacy Group. Start evaluating the basics: function, maintenance, safety & make. What areas require updating […]

Project Spotlight: Judson Park

We’re kicking off a new 4-part series, spotlighting various community projects. Today, we showcase our beautiful unit staging results at Judson Park. “Of the eight units staged at our community over the past 6-months, we have sold six. The staging was very helpful for our prospects to visualize how their furniture could fit.” -Kathy Johanson, […]

Our Process: Consulting

Part three in our series about our approach & process, today S|365 Consulting + Design delves into its consulting process. Following quote approval for a program recommendation of a consulting solution track, we get to work! Our consulting services provide guidance in community development supporting you through a strategic planning process and developing clear roadmaps […]

Our Process: Program Recommendation

We continue to explore and share more about S|365 Consulting + Design’s approach and process. Next up is Program Recommendation. Following our guided programming process & review of goals and budget, we synthesize everything into a program recommendation for one or more solution tracks: Consulting, Strategic Interior Design, or Services for Unit Staging & Move […]

Our Process: Programming

Learn more about S|365 Consulting + Design’s approach & process over the next few weeks. Today, we start at the top with Programming. Our Approach: Bringing strategic solutions & vision to the development & renovation of your spaces and daily operations through three distinctive pathway OPTIONS: Consulting, Strategic Interior Design or Services for Unit Staging […]

Our Role & Value as Interior Designers

Have you ever questioned the need to hire an interior designer for your projects? S|365 Consulting + Design wants to help you better understanding the value and role of an interior designer. “If you think good design is expensive, you should look at the cost of bad design.” – Ralf Speth, CEO of Jaguar Land […]

Press Releases

S|365 Consulting + Design is a Registered Business for Washington Public Agencies

SEATTLE, WA – April 9, 2021 – S|365 Consulting + Design is now recognized as a registered business for Washington Public Agencies, enabling it to contribute to small public works and consulting projects for more than 500 agencies throughout the greater Puget Sound area, including Seattle Housing Authority and Seattle International District Preservation and Development […]

Jacquelyn S. Rardin, Director & Lead Design Consultant from S|365 Consulting + Design Earns LEED Credential from Green Business Certification Inc.

SEATTLE, WA – January 22, 2021 – Jacquelyn S. Rardin, Director & Lead Design Consultant from S|365 Consulting + Design has earned the LEED Green Associate credential placing her among an elite group of leading professionals in the green building industry. As a credentialed professional, Rardin possesses knowledge of green building practices and how to […]

S|365 Consulting + Design Serves as Critical Move Management Partner for Wesley Homes: Phase II Redevelopment Relocates 44 Residents into New Apartments

SEATTLE, WA – September 14, 2020 – S|365 Consulting + Design has been engaged as one of seven move management companies to coordinate six focused resident moves as part of Wesley Des Moines completed Phase II redevelopment of 151 spacious new homes overlooking Puget Sound. A critical part of Phase II planning is preparing 44 […]

Staging Magnificence – S|365 Consulting + Design Partners With Quail Park of Lynnwood to Stage New Units: 122-Unit Expansion to Open September 2020

SEATTLE, WA – September 2, 2020 – Quail Park of Lynnwood has engaged S|365 Consulting + Design to create staged model units as part of its 122-unit expansion of its senior living apartments and cottages, nearly doubling the community’s existing 130 units. Planning in conjunction with the construction and sales teams, S|365 will stage two […]

S|365 Consulting + Design Announces Senior Center of West Seattle as a New Client: Major Refresh Plans as part of S|365 Project Thrive Community Initiative

SEATTLE, WA – August 28, 2020 – S|365 Consulting + Design announces Senior Center of West Seattle as a new client as part of its S|365 Project Thrive community initiative, a community service program with a mission to provide pro-bono consulting and design services in part or full to non-profit organizations serving vulnerable populations across […]

Jacquelyn S. Rardin, Director & Lead Design Consultant From S|365 Consulting + Design, Becomes a Certified Living In Place Professional™ (CLIPP™)

SEATTLE, WA – July 3, 2020 – Jacquelyn S. Rardin, Director & Lead Design Consultant from S|365 Consulting + Design, has earned her Certified Living in Place Professional (CLIPP™) credential from The Living in Place Institute. CLIPP™ professionals are responsible for the design, architecture, general contracting, and major elements of every project in making residential […]

S|365 Consulting + Design Introduces Enhanced Services to Portfolio: Bringing Scalable Services to Serve the Full Spectrum of Housing Needs

SEATTLE, WA – October 1, 2019 – S|365 Consulting + Design today announces an enhanced suite of services structured to meet the full spectrum of needs across its Senior Living, Community, and Multi-Family housing clients. Adding to its Strategic Interior Design, Model Unit & Photography, and Move Management services, S|365 Consulting + Design has added […]

S|365 Consulting + Design Provides Free Speaker Series For Senior Living Communities: Providing Industry Insights to Staff & Project Teams

SEATTLE, WA – January 7, 2019 – S|365 Consulting + Design announces today a new speaker series by CEO Karen Pfeiffer Bush titled Downsizing and Preparing Your Home for the Real Estate Market, available at no charge to Active Living and Senior Living communities. Prospective residents enjoy an engaging discussion on how to prepare for […]