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With over 35 years of professional experience in healthcare and commercial interiors, Janette Ray Principal at Davis Partnership Architects, oversees the Interior Design Studio of 18 design professionals. Focusing on healthcare, she has led interior projects on numerous new hospitals, replacement hospitals, acute care hospitals, cancer centers, ambulatory surgery centers, and addition and renovation projects.

Janette focuses on achieving a balance between functionality and aesthetics with a passion for excellence that assures each project, regardless of size or budget, is the best it can be. She works hard to achieve a touch of specialness within these projects, meeting clients artistic and sustainability goals, and rendering each project pleasing to its users through innovative, yet pragmatic new approaches.

“I have always followed a philosophy of listening and collaborating with our clients, identifying facility goals together and answering their concerns. We assess staff needs and understand the holistic patient experience before the design is started. This creates in-depth, meaningful healing environments that support and strengthen the experiences of staff and patients.” Janette Ray.

Her certifications include the National Certification for Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ), Texas, Oklahoma, Indiana and Missouri registered Interior Designer, as well as California, Kentucky, New York, New Jersey, Washington DC and New Mexico Certified Interior Designer. American Academy of Healthcare Interior Design (AAHID) and a LEED Accredited Professional in Interior Design and Construction (LEED AP, ID+C) through the US Green Building Council. Janette is also a professional member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID).

Guest Speaker

  • American Society of Interior Designers, Colorado Chapter: Panel participant on Healthcare Interior Design.
  • Arapahoe Community College; Denver, Colorado: Seminar for interior design students on Healthcare Interior Design.

Services Offered

  • Hospital Interior Design Master Planning
  • Healthcare Interior Finish
  • Artwork Consultation
  • Interior Signage Design
  • Furniture Planning
  • Relocation Services
  • LEED Project Specifications
  • Healthcare Tenant Planning and Construction

Awards and Recognition

2013 ASID Crystal Award: Mental Health Center of Denver healthcare design award for “Rebuilt” interiors project. The project is a 72,000 SF remodel of a 1960’s hospital; the project also received LEED Platinum certification.

2011 ASID Crystal Award: Grand River Medical Center implemented the Green Guide for Healthcare and used only local materials, products and vendors to design a hospital addition.

2000 ASID IDA Award: Yampa Valley Medical Center awarded for healthcare design over 50,000 SF.

2001 ASID IDA Award: Kaiser Permanente – Boulder awarded for healthcare design over 10,000 SF.

2010 ASID IDA Award: Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine First Place award for Health Care


June 2009 Healthcare Design “Interior Design for Rural Healthcare”

September/October 2008 Icon Magazine “Ample Treatment, Measurable Space”


Ambulatory Care

Acute Care

Sustainable Design

Medical/Dental Office

Outpatient Care

Residential Care/Senior Living