Four Steps to Creating a Cohesive Visual Experience with Integrated Healthcare Art

Imagine a hospital experience in which art, architecture, design and wayfinding are so well integrated that it is difficult to tell where one discipline ends and other starts. A facility in which artwork is so much more than just pictures on the walls. An environment in which art serves as a positive distraction. Where art supports design directives and [...]
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Center for Health Design Launches New Behavioral and Mental Health Toolbox

DAS is proud to be an affiliate of The Center for Health Design and for the opportunity to work together to advocate for the advancement of healthcare art programs. To help this cause, CHD has just released a new portion of an online Topic Toolbox titled “Behavioral & Mental Health.” Comprised of new, staff-curated content, [...]
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Creating Cohesive Visual Experiences is a Team Effort

When Distinctive Art Source first opened, our art consultants spent much of our time educating others about the importance of evidence-based art and selecting art that is healthcare appropriate. Now, more than a decade later, hospitals across the country are aware of the benefits of a cohesive visual experience that offers value not only for patients and visitors but also for the community [...]
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DAS Ranked #18 in 2017 LSU Top 100 Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses

Distinctive Art Source is humbled and honored to be ranked #18 in the 2017 Louisiana State University Top One Hundred Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses! Last year DAS earned the #73 spot on the list. A special thanks to the fabulous clients we get to work with every day for your ongoing support of DAS. You [...]
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How Collaboration Leads to Integrated Healthcare Art Programs

Distinctive Art Source is pleased to present a webinar for The Center for Health Design entitled How Collaboration Leads to Integrated Healthcare Art Programs. Collaboration is the key to outstanding healthcare art programs that meet both individual facility goals and create integrated visual experiences. In fact, the most successful projects are those in which you cannot tell [...]
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Sentara Heart Hospital Marks Ten Year Anniversary With Sculpture

Sentara Heart Hospital celebrated 10 years of healthy hearts with a reception on Saturday, October 15, 2016. The event featured the unveiling of “Sacred Heart” a brushed aluminum sculpture created by artist John Searles and coordinated by Distinctive Art Source.
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Barbara Harriman Accepts DAS Award for LSU Top 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Companies

Distinctive Art Source President Barbara Harriman accepted the award naming DAS among the 2016 LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses on October 13, 2016 in Baton Rouge, La. “I’m honored to be a part of this distinguished group and receive this award on behalf of the entire team at DAS,” says Harriman. “I’m a proud [...]
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Distinctive Art Source Named Among LSU 100 Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses

Distinctive Art Source is honored to be among the LSU 100: 2016 Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses. Barbara Harriman, DAS president and creative director, is an LSU alumna, which is a requirement of the award application. The LSU 100 is a highly competitive program that identifies, recognizes and celebrates the 100 fastest growing Tiger-owned or Tiger-led [...]
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DAS Project Among the 2016 CODA Awards Top 100!

DAS is pleased to share that the Henry E. Braselton Chapel at Northeast Georgia Medical Center is among the 2016 CODA Awards Top 100. Projects were selected by an international jury of leaders in the design and art fields and the winners highlight the best in the field, demonstrating the most successful integration of commissioned [...]
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Nurses Create Mosaic for Inova Women’s Hospital and Inova Children’s Hospital

Distinctive Art Source recently enjoyed working on a collaborative art program for the new Inova Women’s Hospital and Inova Children’s Hospital in Fairfax, Virginia. The art committee wanted an opportunity for the staff to work together as a team before the new facility opened. Three mosaics (one on each floor), featuring images of sea, land and [...]
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Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton Featured in Healthcare Design

Kudos to the team at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton and HGA Architects and Engineers on the opening of the new 235,000-square-foot, 100-bed facility in Braselton, Ga. Distinctive Art Source enjoyed working on this project, particularly the installation of the magnificent Read more

Call for Artists: Dayton Children’s Hospital – CLOSED

Call for Artists: Dayton Children’s Hospital would like to feature purchased art in the public areas of its new, 8-story patient tower, opening Spring 2017, as well as in the public areas of its south campus facility that is under expansion will include outpatient specialty care center, emergency [...]
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Barbara Harriman Receives Award at Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo

Barbara Harriman, Distinctive Art Source president, is honored to be the recipient of the Individual Award, which was presented at the Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo in Chicago in October. She received the award for her leadership in the field of healthcare art and her work as a [...]
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