Seeing Cancer Differently

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Cell #22, Acrylic on Canvas, copyright Angela Canada Hopkins

“It’s actually a beautiful stain,” the pathologist quips. Stares of oddity and muffled chuckles fill the room. “Is something wrong? It is lovely,” I think. Turns out many healthcare professionals – and artists – think




Inside Tips from Designers on Healthcare Art

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Get the “inside” tips from our top designers on healthcare art!

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We’ve evaluated the evidence based designed studies against our 30 years of experience servicing the healthcare community and have put together a series of simple and practical tips




How to Select Healthcare art

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Did you know that the choice of artwork in a healthcare facility can reflect upon the work environment and healing of patients in the facility? Many art experts have addressed this issue with tips and concept ideas to help designers choose the right art for their space. As Kathy Hathorn, CEO of American




International Interior Design Award, The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne

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Melbourne’s new $1 billion (Aus) Royal Children’s Hospital, unveiled by Queen Elizabeth II was Designed by joint venture between Billard Leece Partnership and Bates Smart Architects (BLBS), with US-based HKS as international advisors. The RCH received the ‘International Interior Design Award’




Expert Intuition and Evidence-Based Design

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Evidence-based medicine is often cited as a relevant model for evidence-based design. Some disagree with comparing design practice and that of medical practice, even disparaging the notion that bioscience has any relevance to the art of architecture. They fear that a data driven approach will lead