When planning how to style a room with wall art there are a few, basic questions you need to consider:
The predominant colour in your room should work well with the images and the wall art style you are going to hang on the wall. These should be of a similar colour tone to create harmony and a designed "look".
Do you want a single large image or a group of images?
Do you want to incorporate any shelves or other wall accessories with your wall art ?
If you would like to go for a single image make sure that this is printed large enough so that it is not going to be dwarfed once it is hung on the wall. I have created this image to illustrate the point.
A single image, whether it is framed with a traditional matt and frame, canvas wrap or an aluminium panel, should make a statement on your wall.
Bear in mind that framed images offer a more traditional look, whereas, canvas wraps or aluminium panels will create a more contemporary look.
If, on the other hand, you would like to have a group of images on your wall you may consider two styles:
There is no a “right way” to display your art work! Do not be afraid to be unconventional and unique with your style.
However, there are some professional tips that you should still take into account with an unconventional art wall style:
Create some balance and a pleasing look, even in a more unconventional wall art display by :
To make the whole process of styling a room with wall art very easy, I offer my clients a free consultation service that will make the ordering process quite straightforward, once they have selected their favourite images.
I use software that enables me to show my clients exactly how their favourite images, with the wall art of their choice, will look like in different spaces of their home. The software allows me to switch to different styles of wall art and to different sizes, using different room settings. The whole process is very quick and makes it very easy for my clients to visualise how their favourite images will look on their walls. Have a look at my wall art gallery and video for ideas!
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