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Art Is an Investment That Pays Off

For decades, hospital and senior living administrators viewed art as nothing more than a way to dress up an empty wall. Developing an overarching artwork standard for a facility was unheard of and investing in high-end pieces was considered a luxury by stakeholders. Yet, years of research has proven that the healing power of art makes it a smart investment.

A study from Cleveland Clinic found that when viewing the hospital’s art collection, 39 percent of patients said it improved their comfort or pain level, and 61 percent reported it reduced their overall stress while hospitalized.

In today’s healthcare and senior living facilities, art is not just something pretty to look at—it’s become part of each individual’s care plan, positively impacting their psychological and physical health.

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Transforming your environment with art is an effective and cost-efficient way to improve your patients’ or residents’ experience, comfort their families, and re-energize your team.

Transforming your environment with art is an effective and cost-efficient way to improve your patients’ or residents’ experience, comfort their families, and re-energize your team. For forward-thinking providers, this affordable way to significantly increase patient and resident satisfaction makes procuring the right artwork critical to your model of care.

Procuring pieces for your facility can be an art in itself. The subject (realistic or abstract), where a piece is installed (in a resident’s room or in a common space), and its overall goal (to stimulate or to calm) all play a role in how the art you choose touches your patients or residents and their families. While you can pick up a beautiful piece of art at a number of places, curating a thoughtful environment for your facility requires extensive research and planning.

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With a variety of procurement options available, you can be connected to local artists and photographers to find the local and regional scenery and imagery you desire. Although many resources offer an extensive selection of art to choose from, an experienced consultant who understands the psychology behind effective art programs can offer the guidance and services you need to create displays that are both aesthetically pleasing and therapeutic.

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Why Work with ARCH?

Since 1978, ARCH Design has been transforming interior environments through the visual power of art and design. Specializing in healthcare, senior living, and corporate spaces, we deliver client-centered design solutions that enrich the places people live, work, and heal.

We make it easy and cost-efficient to elevate your space, communicate your brand identity, and improve navigation and wayfinding with custom artwork, graphics, and signage.

Our turnkey services include art consulting, environmental branding, signage consulting, custom fabrication, delivery, and installation of premium products at competitive prices.

Why Work with ARCH?

Since 1978, ARCH Design has been transforming interior environments through the visual power of art and design. Specializing in healthcare, senior living, and corporate spaces, we deliver client-centered design solutions that enrich the places people live, work, and heal.
We make it easy and cost-efficient to elevate your space, communicate your brand identity, and improve navigation and wayfinding with custom artwork, graphics, and signage.
Our turnkey services include art consulting, environmental branding, signage consulting, custom fabrication, delivery, and installation of premium products at competitive prices.

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