Decorate Your Home Or Office With Artwork Pieces
Embellishing the home or office with artwork pieces should be easy, right. Go to a cheap one-stop store, pick out a cheap art print of a bowl of fruit or vase full of flowers and hang it on the wall. That is all you need, right. Wrong! Decorating the home or office with any art is about more than just hanging up a cheap, reproduction art printed on cardboard. It is about setting the mood, creating an environment, and sometimes it is about conversation.
Canvas artwork is probably the most popular form of wall art decor hanging on most walls that surround us. There are so many different styles and subject matter to choose from as well as so many different price ranges. So how do you choose what is right for you? Do you display Monet or Manet? To some degree, there is an easy answer to what you should or should not hang on your walls. If you like it, it is right for you. This little rule of thumb works great in your own home. However, if you are decorating an office space you need to keep your customers/clients and other employees in mind.
When you walk into your bank, what kind of artwork pieces are hanging on the walls? Or what about your doctor’s office, your hair salon, your Lawyer’s office, or even your stockbroker’s office? What decor item did you hang on your dorm room wall in college? It is all art, but it is also all relative to who is hanging it and why. If you hang art in a space that is accessed by the public, you generally want wall canvas art that is not going to scare the public away. You also do not want your framed art picture to be offensive.
You can pick something more traditional that does not provoke much feeling or emotion, such as the vase of flowers, but is still nice to look at. Or you can pick a piece of contemporary art that doesn’t really look like anything but creates a calm atmosphere, maybe even a bit of reflection thrown in for interest, something that is totally open to interpretation.
When decorating your own home, the choices are limitless yet more powerful. This is your space, your personality, your chance to express yourself. If you like that framed art picture of a vase of flowers from the office, hang it up! If you just love abstract art picture, do not be afraid to display it. If the cheap canvas art you bought at a yard sale is your thing, dress it up with a fancy frame and show it off. Even if your best friend painted something for you and you only like it because they are the one who painted it, find a special place for it and give it a home.
Art with a sentimental value or a story attached to it is always a great conversation piece. However, whether you enjoy contemporary art decor, abstract art decor, modern art decor or just art painted by a friend, your home or office walls have the power to communicate. All you have to do is give those walls a script then sit back and enjoy the show.
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