There are many schools of thought about selecting art for your home. Many art purists shudder at the thought of picking art to match a sofa or wall color, while many designers (myself included) see nothing wrong with that. I’ve commissioned some great pieces from artists based on fabric swatches and paint chips in fact! But what about decorating a room around a specific piece of art? As a former art gallery worker I can tell you this- if you absolutely LOVE a piece of art you can and should make anything work- including basing your entire decorating scheme around it!
While sourcing some original art for a client last week I came across this piece by Daniel Brice I just loved. It has such a Rothko vibe to it and the softly painted tones of coral, red and beige spoke to me. So I attempted to design a bedroom based on it!
Here’s what I came up with:
What are your thoughts on art and interiors?