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St Pancras Hospital

Painting created for St Pancras Hospital as part of the installation 'The Journey'
Painting created for St Pancras Hospital as part of the work 'The Journey' by BA Graphic Communication Design graduates Peggy Wang and Javier Godoy. Photo: Yole Quintero

Central Saint Martins worked with Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust on a Graduate Consultancy Project to create a more welcoming and stimulating healthcare environment in one of their psychiatric wards in St Pancras Hospital. Two BA Graphic Communication Design graduates devised three distinct design concepts with the aim of providing talking points and opportunities for reflection for service users, healthcare staff and visitors.

The selected design, entitled ‘The Journey’ is a series of hand painted pictures mounted on wooden ‘window’ frames depicting a traveller at different stages of a journey – ward staff felt this concept provided a parallel to how service users are encouraged to think about their time in the hospital as a journey.

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Project credits: Creative Director: Luise Vormittag; Design, illustration and production: Javiera Godoy and Peggy Wang; Painting Assistants: Anda Cîrstean and Flavio Mancini; Wood Workshop Technicians: Andy Baker, Savvas Papasavva and Rachel Mandsley.