One of the most frequent questions that designers get asked is ‘how do I pick the right artwork for my home?’. Whether you have just bought or moved into a new place or are renovating your old home, the right artwork on the walls can make all the difference when it comes to the appearance and atmosphere of your living space. The artwork that you choose for your home can make a huge difference, so it’s no surprise that most homeowners want to get the decision just right. We’ve put
together some top tips for choosing wall art for every room in your home.
#1. In the Kitchen
When it comes to choosing artwork for the walls of your home, a room which is commonly overlooked is the kitchen. Known as the ‘heart of the home’, the kitchen is in many cases the most used room in a house and for this reason, it’s important not to leave artwork out of the equation when putting together a design. In general, smaller, funny or social prints work best for in the kitchen. Countertops and spaces above cabinets tend to be the perfect housing space for art in this room.
#2. In the Bathroom
The bathroom is another key room in your home that may often also get overlooked when it comes to artwork. When selecting artwork for your bathroom, it’s a good idea to choose pieces that complement the general vibe. For example, if you have a master bathroom with a large bathtub designed for relaxing, go with art that’s calming and serene with pastel colours. On the other hand, smaller bathrooms can often be brightened up and look bigger with funky, bright wall art. One good tip is that bathroom wall art often looks good in pairs!
#3. In the Bedroom
Your bedroom should be a place to relax and unwind after a long day, so it’s important that your choice of wall art also reflects this about your sleeping space. In the bedroom, wall art often becomes a focal point of a feature wall, and is usually hung above the bed, although you can add more art on the adjacent walls to avoid having too much open space. For your bedroom, go with wall art that invokes feelings of relaxation; abstract pieces with soothing colour tones are often an
#4. In the Living Room
Your living room will certainly be one of the first places that you think about when it comes to selecting artwork for your home. It’s one of the most fun rooms to decorate, but can also be the trickiest as getting this room just right is important since here’s where you’ll be hosting guests. Don’t be afraid to think outside of the box when it comes to the artwork in your living room; remember that art doesn’t always have to be in a frame or on a canvas; you can try fabrics, ornaments, and more to put your own stamp on this room.
Let us know in the comments if you have any more tips!