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Self-Care for Healthcare Workers Starts with Nature

Nature heals, no matter who you are or what you do for a living.  Numerous studies report viewing nature images,...

Improving Outcomes in Healthcare with the Color Green

Green is a color you probably associate with the outdoors.  Green grass, leaves, flower stems, trees, vegetables, landscapes. You’re probably...

5 Reasons Flower Images Make You Feel Good

You’ve probably heard the saying, “Stop and smell the roses,” but did you know you can benefit from just looking...

6 Types of Nature Images with the Power to Heal

There’s no denying the healing power of nature, but as a society, we spend 90% of our time indoors, which...

5 Healthcare Design Trends for 2024 and Beyond

As the need for more hospitals and healthcare facilities specializing in both physical and mental wellness continues to grow, as...

7 Benefits of Nature and Gratitude: A Winning Combination

Spending time in nature, viewing nature images, and practicing gratitude have lots of overlapping benefits.  So many we can’t ignore...

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...

The Benefits of Waterfall Images in Healthcare Design

“The mind is like water. When it’s turbulent, it’s difficult to see. When it’s calm, everything becomes clear. “ –...

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...

10 Things You Lose When Using Nature Photographs in Healthcare Environments

When we think about the benefits of biophilic design, it’s easy to count all the advantages of integrating nature into...

Healing Nature Images of Nebraska

Nebraska is known for its wide-open landscapes, midwestern wildlife, and dramatic skies.  It’s not just the heart of the country...

Wait Much?

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

If You’re Not Staring Out a Window Right Now . . .  Maybe You Should Be. 

Winter solstice has passed, the days are getting longer and nature will be coming back to life soon.  While nature...

Do You Know How Much Time You Spend Indoors (And Why it Matters)??

90% of our time is spent indoors.* That’s a shocking amount of time, especially considering all the benefits of being...

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...

Which Color is the Most Noticeable?

  Color is a powerful tool when trying to create a certain feeling in a healthcare environment.  Yellow exudes positivity...

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...

The Healing Benefits of Nature Imagery in Healthcare Facilities

Is it time for a refresh? With more and more studies revealing the positive impacts of using nature imagery in hospitality...

Why Water Images Lead to Positive Patient Outcomes in Healthcare Design

Water.  It makes up approximately 60% of our bodies and covers almost 3 quarters of the earth's surface.  We can't...

Nature Images Relieve Anxiety and Promote Healing

Even though I’m a photographer by trade, I still spend a significant amount of time behind a desk.  Most of...

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...

The Impact of Bringing Nature Indoors

Excited to be featured on Houzz, the wonderful design website and online community dedicated to inspiring and helping clients explore...