The Power of Positive Distraction

The Power of Positive Distraction

Positive Distraction When we hear the word “distraction”, we often associate it with something that gets in the way of us reaching our goals. Here at Art Force, our space is filled with “distractions”. Can you guess what might be the positive distraction filling up our space? Art of course! This term is not all […]

The Fundamentals of Positive Distraction

Posted by on Jul 20, 2016 in Evidence-based design, Healthcare
The Fundamentals of Positive Distraction

Positive distraction When someone says that they have a distraction in their life, is the first thought to mind that of an inconvenience that prevents you from getting to a desired goal, or could it maybe just be of the possibility of relief? Here at Art Force, we hope to acknowledge the latter. Relief is […]

3 Artists on the Healing Power of Art

3 Artists on the Healing Power of Art

Art Force recently completed a major installation at a local healthcare facility, highlighting the work of Alexander Tylevich, Michael Tonder, Adam Colangelo, as well as many others. The project featured a variety of artistic mediums, including numerous large-scale sculptures. Here at Art Force, we are strongly believers in evidence-based design, the healing power of art, […]

Mural Monday: eL Seed’s Incredible Mural in ‘Garbage City’

Mural Monday: eL Seed’s Incredible Mural in ‘Garbage City’

Happy Mural Monday! We are starting a new blog series here at Art Force titled Mural Monday where, you guessed it, we highlight a different mural from around the world to start the week. Why? Besides the awesome alliteration of the title, murals are all about affecting perception. They pack a punch in the form […]

7 Things You Might Not Know about Evidence-Based Design

Posted by on Jan 28, 2016 in education, Evidence-based design, Healthcare
7 Things You Might Not Know about Evidence-Based Design

Evidence-Based Design… It has an “official” sounding ring, doesn’t it? And for good reason. In a nutshell, evidence-based design (EBD) relies on credible, quantitative and (sometimes) qualitative data to inform design decisions of physical spaces that measurably affect positive outcomes. These are generally associated with patient outcomes in healthcare settings. Yet EBD is making its […]