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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...

Sneak Peek at Kurt’s Newest Line

At Kurt Johnson Photography, our passion is bringing the beauty and healing aspects of nature photography into healthcare settings, as...

Autumn’s Beauty and Transformation

Autumn is the most visually rich season and also the most fleeting.  In the Midwest, it's usually my last hurrah...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Raw Beauty in the Vastly Different Landscapes of the Badlands and the Black Hills

One of the benefits of traveling across the country for a specific project is the opportunity to explore and photograph...

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...

Always Be Ready for Inspiration

This image was an unexpected gift on a day that seemed like any other. I was driving, just a few...

Beauty in the Details Can Lead to Positive Patient Experiences

Beauty is often found in the tiniest details. The way the delicate veins of a leaf stretch in an intricate...

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...

Shapes, Forms & Colors of 2018

Being a nature photographer, most of my work is shot on location, but getting a studio in 2018 gave me...

Art in Healthcare Transformed by the Healing Power of Nature Images

Being a photographer, capturing the beauty I see in the world, is something that has always come easily to me. ...

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...

Autumn Brings Beauty and Unique Opportunities for Healing Nature Images

  Everywhere I go, this time of year, is filled with breathtaking changes in nature ~ lush green forests turning...

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...

On the road exploring points of view

I have always said that if you take 10 photographers and put them in a square white room, you would...

Video: Explore the Impact of Art from Three Perspectives: Photographer, Architect and Healthcare Provider

In this webinar, presenters Kurt and Carolyn Johnson, owners, Kurt Johnson Photography, and Mitchell S. Elliott, AIA, senior partner, RDG Planning...

Installation of CHI Bergan

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

Installation of Lauritzen Outpatient Center

This project moved us out of our comfort zone because of the overall art vision and how we presented our...

Did you know sand could be this beautiful?

Sometimes I'm surprised by what I find when I'm out capturing images for healthcare environments, hospitals and hospitality.  These examples...

Kurt Johnson Photography teams with Vetter Health Services to bring comfort to senior living facility

This is the first article in a three-part series on a project in Broken Bow, NE, that was recently highlighted...

How did you find your path? Here is how I found mine…

My life has almost always revolved around photography.  It all stems from my first camera, a non-working Brownie I received...

Framed Art at Sodoro Law Office

Installing fine art photography is always a joy because a successful project with great people is what we are all...

Southeast toward the rising sun…

Travel…either you love it or hate it, work or pleasure, short jumps or long haul.  I happen to love to...

The magic of color in photography that helps the healing process…

I love the world of macro photography.  The dreamy, rich quality of the photographs made this way are food for...

This work feeds my soul…

When we put artwork in healthcare and we hear back from people that work in those environments that our work...

What images should you use? Here’s a start…

One of the first challenges that designers and those interested in displaying the highest-quality photographic art in their hospitals, hotels...

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Koroseal Showcases KJP Imagery at NeoCon

Koroseal Showcases KJP Imagery at NeoCon 2017 Exhibit

Celebrating New Opportunities with Koroseal

  “Instead of a traditional solid wallcovering, we’re offering Kurt Johnson’s imagery as an option to add a decorative and...