Art in Design


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.

Camp Pendleton Replacement Hospital Mirrors Military Traditions

April 25, 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.

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.

Owner’s POV: Richard Molseed, Avera Health

March 4, 2014     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
The executive vice president of Avera Health in Sioux Falls, S.D., offers his perspective on how the built environment must change in today’s healthcare climate, and how his hospitals and clinics are trying to walk the walk.

The Year Of The Environmental Audit

February 20, 2014     Rosalyn Cama
Four steps offer owners a plan for action to deliver a better patient experience in 2014.

Supportive Design For Caregivers

February 6, 2014     Amy Griffin
Listening to caregivers offers insights into how smart facility design can fight staff burnout.

The Built-In Benefits Of Retail Conversions For Healthcare

January 17, 2014     Christine Guzzo Vickery
Thanks to their location within communities, urban infrastructure, and flexible floor plates, the nation's empty big-box stores offer plenty of reasons to rethink clinic design.

Designing Beyond Facility Walls

December 17, 2013     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Outdoor spaces can serve a vital role in the healing process and there’s lots of room for creative thinking. Spaulding Rehabilitation made the most of its three-acre site, including turning the service area into a multipurpose setting for recreation and therapy.

HCD Conference 2013: Live Feed

November 17, 2013     Megan Rozsa
Follow along with what's happening at the Healthcare Design Conference in Orlando by following our live social media feed.

Art Plays Starring Role At Kaiser Permanente’s New Oregon Hospital

November 5, 2013     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The healthcare organization reaps the benefits of early planning to deliver an integrated, regionally rich, and diverse art program at Westside Medical Center.

Kaiser Permanente Puts Its Template To The Test In Oregon

November 1, 2013     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The owner adapts its template approach to fit a site that's half the size of its normal campus while adding some new design elements at the Westside Medical Center.

3 Design Tips For Healthcare Art Programs

October 29, 2013     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
From sculptures to photographs of nature, artwork plays an important role in the healthcare setting. But the pieces you use and how you integrate those in meaningful ways can be as varied as the artwork itself.
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