Art in Design


Conversation Starters: Using Art To Spark New Discussions At Springfield University Hospital

August 11, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

A London nonprofit connects a behavioral healthcare unit with local artists to provide works that improve the healing environment.


Showcase 2016: University Medical Center New Orleans, New Orleans

August 2, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

This new community hospital is at home in The Big Easy with resiliency features and custom touches, including graphics and artwork, designed to honor its New Orleans heritage.


PHOTO TOUR: Optegra Eye Hospital

July 8, 2016     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Take a visual walk through a new private ophthalmic hospital in London, opened in January 2016.


PHOTO TOUR: Queen Elizabeth University Hospital And Royal Hospital For Children

May 20, 2016     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Take a visual walk through two new facilities and a healthcare campus in Glasgow, Scotland, opened in July 2015.


Golisano Children’s Layers It On

May 18, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The children’s hospital learned from its wayfinding mistakes of the past and turned to its users to help create a cohesive and integrated program for its new facility in Rochester, N.Y.


PHOTO TOUR: Cedimat Cardiovascular Center

March 10, 2016     posted by Kristin D. Zeit

Take a visual walk through the Cedimat Cardiovascular Center in the Dominican Republic, opened in November 2015.


Travel Companion For Kids

February 9, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Juliana Children’s Hospital uses graphics, projections, and hands-on objects to create an interactive experience throughout its facility that’s designed to delight young patients.


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.
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