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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...

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...

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...

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Is Nature Better Than Caffeine?

What's better than caffeine for boosting your mood and energy levels?!?! NATURE!  And when you can't BE in nature, which unfortunately is...

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...

Not Your Grandmother’s Color of the Year – Pantone’s Very Peri

Color can have a huge impact on our emotions and that’s why so much research and preparation goes into Pantone’s...

Meaningful Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Nature Lovers (aka Everyone!)

Nature is all about keeping things simple.  That’s why things like getting a little fresh air when you’re stressed or...

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...

Using Agates to Add Sophistication to Healthcare Environments

Our connection to nature is key to our mental and physical wellness.  So how can nature be incorporated into modern...

Bringing the Healing Power of the Kansas Landscape to Healthcare Environments

Kansas is known as the Sunflower State because the weather conditions there make it ideal for growing those happy, iconic...

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...

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...

New Portfolio – The Lush Landscape of Western Arkansas & Southeastern Oklahoma

Earlier this year, Carolyn and I traveled through the lush landscapes of western Arkansas and the southeastern-most corner of Oklahoma. ...

What Are You Looking at?

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

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...

What I Did During Covid

When I used to hear the term 2020, the first thing I thought about was having perfect vision.  In my...

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...

Had Enough of Winter Yet? Spring Nature Photographs to Inspire You on Cold, Dark Days

It’s -19 degrees in Omaha today and a winter storm continues to sweep across the country. We thought it would...

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...

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...

How to Make 2021 Illuminating with Bold Color Trends

Pantone's Color of the Year is a way the design world takes the temperature of what's happening across the globe. ...

Craziest. Year. Ever.

As crazy as this year has been, you made it.  Give yourself credit for showing up and getting things done,...

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...

Being Grateful is an Act of Hope for Those Around Us

"This is a wonderful day.  I've never seen this one before."- Maya Angelou   Taking the time to think about what...

Our Holiday Gift to You . . .

FREE Zoom Backgrounds Zoom has taken the place of office spaces and meeting rooms, so we thought we'd give you a...

Our Gift to You This Election Day . . .

A visual distraction courtesy of Kurt Johnson Photography. It's election day.  Whether you already voted or are expecting to gather...

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...

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...

3 Things You Don’t Know About Me

I recently photographed some beautiful blue hydrangea in my studio in downtown Omaha.  A former client requested new images of...

Building Creativity Into Your Business Model

Time spent exploring is never wasted and, in the end, it just might be the thing that keeps you growing and moving forward.

Still 2020. Revisting the Pantone Color of the Year.

We are halfway through 2020 and I don't think it's an overstatement to say most of us are not in...

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...

For Our Healthcare Heroes

We know better than anyone the calming, stress-reducing effect nature images can have on people who are feeling anxious and...

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...

5 Reasons To Use Vector Graphics in Your Next Healthcare Project

Mother nature never goes out of style, but over the past several months, we have seen the popularity of vector...

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...

The Hope of Spring in Uncertain Times

Like all of you, our lives and the landscape of our communities have changed. But we’re still here, generating new...

Bringing the Healing Views of the PNW to Healthcare Environments

Hoh Rain Forest Olympic National Park, Forks, WA. Image by Kurt Johnson Photography. One of the perks of my job...

Agates ~ A Modern Twist on Bringing Nature Indoors

Some of my newest images feature the details and amazing colors within agates.  I’m drawn to them because of their...

5 Ways to Unplug Now

1). Go for a 30 minute walk outside.Even a small amount of time spent in nature can open you to...