Everyone loves to reference scientific studies to support their point of view; even those who pick art for healthcare. The trouble is, there is good research and bad research. How can you tell the difference? One critical test is to find out if the study was published in a "Peer-Reviewed" journal. At the last HealthCare… Read More
LindedIn can help you find work, get new ideas and reconnect with previous clients and co-workers. It is also a way to socialize with those who share your business interests. One place to socialize is in specialized groups. Architecture and Healthcare The American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers (AAHID) Creative Art Consultants International Interior Design… Read More
Why is Everyone So Afraid of Beauty? The question above is the title of a post on Edward Winkleman’s blog today. He has it as an open thread and already 59 people have already written comments. The fact that so much of high-end contemporary art is indifferent or even hostile to beauty has long fascinated me.… Read More
InformeDesign just turned 5. Five years of of providing an online research and communication tool for designers. It is a nice looking website, but unfortunately I couldn’t find much about the use of art in healthcare. You have to search for it. Here is what they suggest: Enter the topic or term that describes your interest in… Read More
The exciting new Dublin Methodist Hospital takes art very seriously. That is the topic of the Art Corner in the December issue of HealthCare Design Magazine. My copy arrived today and as soon as I got it I flipped to page 62 to see the article called "No longer an afterthought: The emerging importance of Art."
Being picked to provide art for the entire hospital was a great honor. Working with the "dream team" that Cheryl Herbert assembled was thrilling. The full text of the article is below, to read it ,click "Continue reading"…
The image above is a CGI rendering courtesy of Karlsberger