If you have the wall space, sometimes one large piece of art is more dramatic and can enhance your design impact in a far greater way than several smaller pieces.

One large canvass can also become a focal point all on in its own.

Check out the photos and the explanations that point out how and why the canvasses were chosen. They’ll give you ideas and considerations when choosing your own art.

To begin with a neutral palette, like this creamy sofa and rug ensemble, we can see that the series of swatches across the canvass picks up not only the paler hues, but works through the spectrum to tie in every shade right through to the black accent cushions. Of course, your wall art doesn't have to appear as a spectrum, but look for pieces that work all the way though your color story, from light to dark.

To begin with a neutral palette, like this creamy sofa and rug ensemble, we can see that the series of swatches across the canvass picks up not only the paler hues, but works through the spectrum to tie in every shade right through to the black accent cushions. Of course, your wall art doesn’t have to appear as a spectrum, but look for pieces that work all the way though your color story, from light to dark.
On the other hand, your wall art can introduce color to your room that was never there to begin with, but will become a welcome addition by adding a vibrancy to the overall look. By keeping the artwork more on the abstract side, you do not risk introducing too many new themes along with your new splash of color. The solitary bowl beneath, in a contrasting color, works well here.

On the other hand, your wall art can introduce color to your room that was never there to begin with, but will become a welcome addition by adding a vibrancy to the overall look. By keeping the artwork more on the abstract side, you do not risk introducing too many new themes along with your new splash of color. The solitary bowl beneath, in a contrasting color, works well here.
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Circular rug
White L shaped sofa
Modern art doesn't have to be harsh, this example has a soft, femininity to it.

Modern art doesn’t have to be harsh, this example has a soft, femininity to it.
Green white lounge
Autumn color scheme

We love the hit of vibrancy created by the matching indigo art and scatter cushions in this example, the pop is very unexpected in a stark white room.

We love the hit of vibrancy created by the matching indigo art and scatter cushions in this example, the pop is very unexpected in a stark white room.
As always, when choosing art pieces or anything else for your home, you must love it. It’s not enough that it complements your design, but also the joy you feel each time you look at it. Photos: INTERIOR DESIGN IDEAS Art: MARK LAWRENCE, Alpharetta, Georgia

Until next time…

Blessings from my home to yours,

Nancy

Dedicated to helping you live your rooms—not the other way around


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