Art in Design


Healing Masterpiece

September 22, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Grinnell Regional Medical Center turned vacant shell space into a soothing new chemotherapy infusion suite that's full of natural light, warm colors, and an inspiring botanical art installation that casts silhouettes of nature throughout the room all day long.


FIRST LOOK: Florida Hospital for Women

April 15, 2015     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
See a sneak peek of Florida Hospital Orlando's new hospital dedicated to women's services.

Artwork Lifts Spirits At OU Children's Hospital

March 12, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The hospital welcomes patients and families to its campus with a 140-foot-long sculpture piece that features 12 stainless-steel kite structures and 5,000 LEDs.


Royal London Children’s Elevates The Mood With Art

March 2, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Vital Arts, the hospital's arts organization, spent two years working with artists and designers to commission artwork, textiles, signage, and furniture for five wards in the hospital. See a slideshow of the works here.

Resolutions For A Healthier Built Environment

February 17, 2015     Rosalyn Cama

Mirroring commercial wellness trends, healthcare providers are entering 2015 focused on keeping people well rather than treating illness, inspiring the design of spaces that promote good health.


Best Of 2014: Camp Pendleton Replacement Hospital Mirrors Military Traditions

December 23, 2014     Sara O. Marberry

Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton, completed in November 2013, reflects the ideals of the patients it serves and raises the bar for military healthcare facility design.


Tour: Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center

November 16, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Through the eyes of a patient, HCD Conference visitors learned how the facility's non-technical design elements, including its spa-like aesthetics and views to the outdoors, are just as important as its cutting-edge equipment.


Eskenazi Health: Art history

November 15, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Inspired by the organization's more than 100-year-old tradition of using art in healthcare spaces, the new Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital showcases an impressive art collection on its new 37-acre campus.

Eskenazi Health Embraces Its Civic Duty

November 13, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
For its new public safety-net hospital in Indianapolis, the design team used a modern, clean, and sustainable design to support the mind, body, and soul of its community.

Like A Good Neighbor: Eskenazi Health, Indianapolis

October 30, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Eskenazi Health doesn’t just say it’s serious about its civic role in Indianapolis, it’s walking the walk at its new campus with three design features that broaden the idea of healthcare and community.


PHOTO TOUR: Park Nicollet

August 29, 2014     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through Park Nicollet’s renovated Family Birth Center in St. Louis Park, Minn., opened March 2014.

PHOTO TOUR: Coviello Oral Surgery

June 13, 2014     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through Coviello Oral Surgery in Falls Church, Va., opened in July 2013.

Waiting Rooms: How To Design To Impress

April 15, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

No longer just a place for sitting or watching TV, today's waiting areas are an opportunity to make a good impression, put patients and guests at ease, and get a leg up on the competition.


5 Design Ideas For Healthcare Waiting Rooms

March 24, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Improved lighting, new layouts, and pleasing furnishings go a long way in setting facilities apart and creating a positive brand impression.

PHOTO TOUR: Lawrence G. Kolb Research Building

March 7, 2014     By Henry Meltzer
Take a visual walk through the renovation of the third floor of New York State Psychiatric Institute’s Lawrence G. Kolb Research Building, completed in June 2013.
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