Colour and lighting in hospital design

  title={Colour and lighting in hospital design},
  author={Hilary Dalkea and Jenny Littlea and Elga Niemanna and Nilgun Camgoza and Guillaume Steadmana and Sarah Hilla and Laura Stottb},
  • Hilary Dalkea, Jenny Littlea, +4 authors Laura Stottb
  • Published 2015
Little information or guidance has been available to assist the development of a hospital’s visual environment. A report on lighting and colour design schemes, accessible to non professionals with responsibility for refurbishment strategies, was required by NHS Estates. Firstly, 20 hospitals were audited to establish a picture of current practice and to identify key issues where colour design could broadly enhance the environment for patients, staff and visitors. Critical areas were outlined in… CONTINUE READING