Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare color trends for 2018

November 21, 2017

Healthcare facilities are getting away from the stereotypical institutional colors and are instead being influenced by residential design, according to an article on the Medical Construction & Design website.

They are also looking at the hospitality and commercial markets for color cues.

When a patient enters a hospital room, they want it to feel as at-home as possible. This is where residential design is influencing the healthcare segment. 

For more public areas of healthcare facilities, pops of color can add energy to a space and provide visual cues to highlight a specific design element or provide wayfinding throughout a large campus. 

Refreshing citrus hues, sometimes seen in office environments, can create this effect.

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