Take a moment and look around. Do you have art you love, art that still stops you and makes you take notice on a daily basis? Spending time self quarantining means you are probably noticing your house and the objects in it a little more than normal. Art in the home can have a powerful effect on your mood and the mood of the home. With that in mind, we thought we'd share our top 5 recommendations on choosing new art for your home.
When you buy something from an artist you're buying more than an object. You're buying hundreds of hours of errors and experimentation. You're buying years of frustration and moments of pure joy. You're not buying just one thing, you are buying a piece of a heart, a piece of a soul...a small piece of someone else's life. – Unknown
1. Art Is Affordable
Forget any preconceived notions of art being stuffy or only for the super wealthy - there are so MANY new and talented artists out there producing fun and playful art, in a variety of price-points and styles.
2. Mix it up
Looking to spice up your traditionally styled room? A fast and easy way to do this is add a pop of modern art. Mixing these two styles adds depth and sophistication to any space.
3. Art doesn't have to hang on the wall
From a figurine that makes you smile, to a one of a kind piece of furniture that wows, including art in your home doesn't have to mean putting holes in your walls.
4. Think outside the box
Have a special item that you love? Guess what? That's art too. Including novelty items with special meaning in your home is a great way to add personality to your space.
5. Collect good sources
Over the years, we at 22 Interiors have accumulated some amazing art sources. When you find an artist or gallery that you love, jot it down for when you're ready to spice up your home. Here are some of our favorites:
Photography: Lane Coder (lanecoder.com)
Photography: Christy Schnabel (22Interiors/Pop Up Shop)
Watercolors: Shana Frase (shanafrase.com)
Collages: Joe Webb (joewebbart.com)
Word Art: Christopher Wool (artsy.net/artist/christopher-wool)
Witty Art: Harland Miller (whitecube.com)
Affordable Art: Saatchi Art (saatchiart.com)
For more information on galleries and art consultants, contact us.
Thank you for reading!