I always encourage our healthcare clients to look at the hospitality industry when it comes to art and design trends.
In healthcare, Evidenced Based Design is really a provocative title for creating spaces that feel more like home. This “feeling” is base-line in hotel design and a great inspiration for healthcare.
I hope that the lines continue to blur between healthcare and hospitality in the future. Perhaps we will see the rise of “boutique” healthcare just as we have with hotels? This seems plausible as medical tourism continues to grow.
Here is the freshome.com’s article about The 11 Fastest Growing Trends in Hotel Interior Design.