Through their experience as patients and survivors, a focus group of 20 offered their ideas about the design of the new Florida Cancer Specialists and Research Institute. The Patient Advisory Board was able to offer a unique perspective to the process allowing for collaboration with evidence-based design. The end result – a comfortable and more inviting space. Involving patients… Read More
If you design healthcare spaces, then you will want “Modern Clinic Design” on your bookshelf. This 336 page hardback from Wiley is an essential and practical guide.Ambulatory care is one of the most rapidly growing parts of healthcare. This book is a comprehensive review of contemporary design practices. Given the rapidly changing nature of healthcare delivery the book wisely looks into… Read More
Ever wonder how interior designers find their niche in healthcare? Interior Design Magazine recently published an interview with Alyssa Scholz, principal and director of interior design at HGA in Los Angeles. Her interview provides insight into her experience within the healthcare sector and how design influences how patients heal. Click here to read the article by Jesse Dorris.
What motivates me to make art for healthcare? Feedback like this helps. A middle-aged woman with cancer made regular trips to her local hospital for therapy. She noticed a picture in the waiting area. It was a photograph of a big oak tree in a summer forest with morning sunlight streaming through the branches, illuminating… Read More
Many of the prints I sell come from photographs taken in my backyard here at the Prairie Garden Trust (PGT). The PGT is a garden filled with native plants and animals. To make it more attractive we are always adding and removing plants. This weekend we are going to start planting 88 different kinds of… Read More