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Bringing Nature Indoors with Panoramic Landscape Photography

At Kurt Johnson Photography, we invest in the most important aspects of what we do.  From the talent we hire to...

Introducing Layers. Artwork for Hospitals. Anything but Boring.

In the same way you don’t always want the exact same thing for breakfast, sometimes you want something different when...

Healthcare Design Solutions with Custom Color Slices

Healthcare design can be complicated. There are LOTS of considerations when deciding what type of artwork is best for a...

How Local Nature Photographs Nurture Connections Between Health and the Natural World

As communities thrive and populations grow, the need for accessible and advanced healthcare facilities becomes more and more essential. And...

Seamless Wayfinding for UNMC’s Nebraska Medicine’s Village Pointe Clinic: A Case Study

In the same way, “no man is an island,” no one person or business is 100% responsible for the creation...

5 Ways Nature Images Improve Emergency Department Design

Art probably isn’t the first thing you think about when you imagine the emergency department at your local hospital.  But...

How to Put More Healing Power in Wayfinding

“I know exactly where I’m going.” - said no one in healthcare ever. Let’s face it.  Healthcare environments are often...

Good Things Come in Threes. Using Triptych Nature Art to Improve Outcomes

One of the primary goals when designing healthcare environments is creating calming atmospheres for patients.  Healing artwork should be a...

Designing Environments for Aging – 5 Types of Art That Engage the Senses of Seniors

Designing environments for aging means understanding older adults' physical, cognitive, and emotional needs. An extensive amount of research supports that...

How to Improve Patient Outcomes With Nature’s Organic Patterns

Recovering from stress faster.  Feel-good sensations. Relaxed brainwaves.  These are all things healthcare and wellness environments consider when looking at...

5 Best Types of Art for Healing

Are you designing a hospital or healthcare environment but aren’t sure which types are the best art for healing?   Do...

Small Town Albion, Nebraska Uses Nature Art to Invest in Community Wellness

Everyone loves a comeback story.  And that’s exactly what’s happening in the small town of Albion, Nebraska, population of 1,709....

3 Reasons to Use Nature Art in the Workplace

80% of our nature photographs are used in hospitals and healthcare facilities, but the benefits of nature art in corporate...

Healing and Wayfinding For Healthcare Using Film on Glass

Film on glass is a great solution for healthcare design situations where you already have glass features within your environment...

Designing with Nature Imagery to Improve Outcomes in Behavioral Health

Designing behavioral health environments has come a long way, and using nature photographs to improve patient outcomes has become increasingly...

Design Solutions That Improve Outcomes in Established Healthcare Environments

No windows?  No problem. How do you brighten a long corridor in the basement of an established hospital that has...

How Nature Art Motivates Patients During Recovery and Rehabilitation at New OrthoNebraska Clinic

“When the art went up on the walls, that’s when it felt like home . . . It kind of...

Bold Design Brings Colorful, Healing Nature Photography to Pediatrics Center

Omaha Pediatric Therapy in Omaha, Nebraska wanted to combine the healing power of nature photography with something colorful and happy...

Creative Wayfinding That Stands Out

At KJP, we don’t cut corners.  We WORK with them! Our newest wayfinding solution for Allina Health's United Hospital in...

Bringing Biophilic Design to Life with Koroseal Wallcoverings

Capturing stunning landscapes and breath-taking botanicals is only the first step in having them become part of biophilic design's healing...

Creativity on Display at UNMC’s Munroe-Meyer Institute

From the moment we got involved with The University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Munroe-Meyer Institute, we knew it was going...

What Are You Looking at? (And Why it Matters!)

How do you feel when you look at this image?  Calm?  Comforted?  Hopeful? Countless studies show looking at images like this...

5 Ways DIRTT’s Cutting Edge Technology is Making a Big Splash in Healthcare Environments

We recently worked with DIRTT via AOI Corporation in Omaha, Nebraska on a brand-new healthcare facility for Methodist Physicians Clinic...

Large-scale Nature Images Make an Impact at Fairview Health Services’ New Clinic in River Falls, WI

Ever heard the saying, “Go big or go home?”  Well, that seemed to be the underlying theme of designer Ashley...

First Look: Methodist Physician’s Clinic Elkhorn

Pops of color and bold textures have been making an impression with patients and staff at one of our newest...

Making a Difference in Our Own Backyard – A Collaboration with University of Nebraska Medical Center

Being part of something you believe in feels good.  But you know the feeling you get when the work you...

Wait Much?

"“Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty...

3 Ways We Can Help Your Healthcare Facility Succeed

Our primary goal at Kurt Johnson Photography is to help people by bringing the healing power of nature indoors. We...

Presentation is Everything in Healthcare Design

We print our photos on lots of different substrates and have some wonderful, long-term partners, including Philip Frangenberg of Frameworks...

Warp Speed Wrapping in Wichita – Behind the Scenes

We know lots of magic happens behind the scenes every day to get our images printed on all kinds of...

5 Reasons Glass is Gaining Popularity in Healthcare

It's 2020. Navigating life during a pandemic is the new norm, which means you’re faced with an environment that is...

Trouble Working from Home? We can Help.

As more of us settle into new work environments, whether it be extra safety measures in existing spaces or finding...

How Healthcare Facilities that Evolve Succeed

Effective healthcare environments are ones that become an extension of their communities and evolve based on the needs of those...

What Message Does Your Healthcare Environment Send? A Look at Methodist Jennie Edmundson MOB in Council Bluffs, Iowa

What if I told you there were some simple ways of improving patient outcomes, increasing employment satisfaction, decreasing turnover, ultimately leading...

Healthcare Installations: Making a Difference

"Because, in the end, I can think of no more nobler cause, than bringing comfort to someone going through a...

Black and White Images Lead to Innovative Design in New Healthcare Center

Faith Regional Health Services (FRHS) was a bold, groundbreaking project that was an innovative collaboration between Avant Architects, Koroseal Interior...

Fine Art Photography, Not Just Another Pretty Face

At Kurt Johnson Photography, we're good at listening to our clients' needs and helping them select the perfect images for...

Diversity Leads to Unique and Modern Healthcare Design

Left: Yellow Chrysanthemum image on dibond metal. Right: Orange botanicals on gallery wrapped canvas. All imagery by Kurt Johnson Photography....

3 Ways Color Can Transform Your Healthcare Facility

Did you know . . . we can manipulate the colors in our images in order to match paint colors,...

Is Wayfinding the Key to Simplifying Complex Healthcare Environments?

Hospitals and healthcare treatment centers are specializing in increasingly diverse areas of medicine.  As a result, the facilities themselves can...

How to Improve Patient Outcomes in Healthcare Now

  Environments play a huge role in patient satisfaction and well-being.  More and more research indicates changes to the interior design...

Cancer Patient’s Feedback, Something Everyone Involved in Healthcare Needs to Hear

A patient being treated for breast cancer at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis recently reached out to us on social media with...

Nature Images Provide Healing, Wayfinding at Newly Remodeled Fulton State Hospital

"A moral society is ultimately measured by how it treats those in distress and challenge, and how it treats those...

Fast-Paced Healthcare Installation Using Local Images Yields Positive Results

At the end of last year, we finished one of our biggest, most fulfilling and most interesting healthcare projects to...

Designing a Brand Through Art and Architecture: A Tale of Two Hospitals

We recently presented a live webinar with the Center for Health Design alongside Julie Robertson, NCIDQ, IIDA, Interior Design Director...

Creating Healthcare Spaces with Intention

Even though I’ve been a Midwestern fine art photographer for many years, when I began creating art for healthcare, I...

Unique Nature Imagery Benefits Patients and Staff – Allina Health Installation

We’re so excited about our recent art installation in Minneapolis for Allina Health. This is our first DIRTT willowglass project...

Collaboration key for Brookings Health System installation

Brookings Health System, in Brookings South Dakota, was the type of project that we absolutely love to do, and it...

Installation of CHI Bergan

This project was interesting. Not only did we create custom imagery for the Knuckle lobby area, but we were fortunate...