professional.portraitLinda Porter Bishop believes in the power of design to heal. Her firm, Restorative Environments, consults with organizations around the world to design and create evidence-based healing environments for individuals when they are most vulnerable. A registered interior designer in the United States for 18 years, her award-winning portfolio includes large-scale hospitals and senior living projects in China and multiple government-owned hospitals in Qatar. Her work in the U.S. is equally comprehensive; from 1 million square foot projects to small jewel-box facilities. An avid knowledge-seeker, Linda serves on the Editorial Review Board for the HERD Journal. She is also a published author, an accomplished presenter, and a successful designer of healthcare furniture.