I like to play around with words and images, which often has me researching symbols. A symbol is a shape or sign used to represent something such as an organisation, an idea, or something abstract. In the last week I have been working on a symbol to represent a calm mind.
Jill and I are exploring ways to combine art, science and technology to make tools that can help reduce anxiety. One of my favourite ways to calm down is to walk in the forest, so for me trees represent calm. I did a survey on Instagram and the pictogram above was the winner, by one vote.
"Throughout time art has reached out to the human soul and touched the spirit of the beholder. Its ability to provide solace, inspiration and hope makes it an indispensable element of the total health care environment."
The Use Of Art In A Healthcare Setting by Kathy Hathorn