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7 Features that Maximize Elevator User Experience

7 Features that Maximize Elevator User Experience

While it is easy to believe that the only function of elevator design is to take people up or down buildings, if you really want to maximize elevator user experience, care should be taken to ensure feature visibility and recognizability. Visibility and recognizability are the two most important heuristics in the Jakob Nielsen User Experience […]

How to Keep Elevator Cab Interiors Clean and Virus Free

How to Keep Elevator Cab Interiors Clean and Virus Free

Keeping elevator cab interiors clean and hygienic in the midst of a renewed coronavirus pandemic scare is not just about cleaning surfaces but also employing the right materials while designing elevator interiors. While cleaning panels, elevator ceiling, handrails, and doors from top to bottom is important, wouldn’t it be great to have a surface that […]

How we designed the US Supreme Court Elevator Cab

How we designed the US Supreme Court Elevator Cab

This is the story of how Premier Elevators designed the US Supreme Court elevator cab as an exact replica of the original American quartered white oak that burned down in an electrical fire thirty years ago. After the fire incident, only a standard laminated panel had been installed but never replaced. Our challenge was to […]

What Elevator Handrail Hardware Should You Spend On?

What Elevator Handrail Hardware Should You Spend On?

Elevator handrail hardware is supposed to be sturdy and resistant to corrosion and be able to match the functional, modular, and flexible design elements of your elevator architecture. Elevator handrails are not required by the ADA but they do add support to your design and show that your organization is thoughtful and sensitive to people […]

Five Ways to Enhance Enclosed Spaces in Elevator Cab Interior Design

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There is, perhaps, no more enclosed space in a building than the elevator cab. Enclosed spaces can lead to a feeling of being trapped, helpless, cramped and congested. An elevator is the last place you would want to be in an earthquake. This calls for a case to revise current designs that have focused overwhelmingly […]