With almost 7,000 images captured for healthcare, I have only 89 images under the theme “winter” on the website. Why? Bleak, cold, parched scenes or images with threatening weather are not what people like to see when they are in a hospital. Winter scenes suggest death, while pictures of threatening weather suggest trouble. Studies show… Read More
Getting appropriate nature images for healthcare art starts with a vision of what evidence-based design dictates, and balancing that with the artist’s aesthetic. A few qualities healthcare design professionals look for in a scene include: vibrant backlit bright or dramatic light non-threatening (models standing on cliff edges or rappelling – not so much!) tranquil calm… Read More
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“Hospitals Embrace the Healing Balm of Visual Art” showed up on the Missouri Arts Council website today. The article does a good job of discussing some of issues that you should consider if you are thinking about selecting art for a hospital or medical clinic. Click here to read the article by Barbara MacRobie.
Robyn Bajema The Center for Health Design will have an online course on Evidence-Based Art next Thursday. This is a great opportunity to learn the latest research on using Evidence-based Design to improve your art programs. The course is only $90 (20% less to CHD members). The course is called: Evidence-Based Practice: Application and Evaluation… Read More