DESIGN YOUR HOME
1042 art objects Ideabooks
Found Objects: The Most Natural Decor of All
They're beautiful, plentiful and best of all, free. See how to turn surprise finds into uniquely personal displays
"work of art from them. Here are 10 ways to make your found objects feel right at home... found object by putting it in a space of honor, displaying a collection or creating... create art from found objects. I love the branches for the chandelier and I love... nature object as your most precious object for that day or week. Then return it the... kind of objects every now and then, but creating such wonders from those objects is..."
20 Creative Alternatives to Fine Art
"Effect With Objects from Your Travels, Nature, the Fabric Store and More... Art galleries are not the only places to find wonderful things to put on your walls... appropriate art to go over a recycled steel table i had commissioned from an art gallery... "fine art". I used the title because when "most people" think of fine art, they... small art print and blew it up. I think it looks great and wish I knew how she did..."
Let's Put a Price on Art: Your Guide to Art Costs and Buying
We paint you a picture of what affects an artwork's price — plus a little-known way to take home what you love when it's beyond your budget
"original art can make a room, be treasured for years and be passed down for generations... power of art to power your interior design? Here are three experts' tips to think about... "good art" out there but there's also a lot of "bad art". Bad art sometimes can... my own art after not being able to find affordable art that I liked. (shameless plug)... commercial art. Bought for size, to fill space in new homes. I consider art to be an investment..."
Bring Back the Optimism of Art Deco and Art Moderne
Fluidity and a sense of going somewhere were hallmarks of 1920s and '30s architecture and design. Can it propel homes in 2012?
"decades: art deco and art moderne. Today we associate these enduring styles with... symmetry of art deco to the fluidity and optimism of art moderne, we can learn much from... thoughts on art deco, Bud. Thanks for sharing. Great article, glad to see Art Deco and... and Art Moderne still making an impact. www.galerieseru.com I like the art deco feel... industrial objects to household accessories to architecture, the art deco and art moderne..."
My Houzz: Eclectic Meets Rustic in a Decidedly Different Dallas Home
This couple's highly personal style embraces found objects, thrift store scores, international art and a whole lotta grandkid love
"found objects, thrift store scores, international art and a whole lotta grandkid... Mexican art and textiles with funky colors and abstract art for a young-at-heart style... active art scene, it seems. Love that you have a good deal of original art flowing... prints! The art in the living room is from www.hollyblessing.com and the great pottery... where art abounds everywhere (thanks, Jeri!). Her friends all love this home because..."
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Houzz Tour: Travel and Art Intertwine in a California Condo
A bland 1960s high-rise in Hollywood gets a colorful, contemporary redesign inspired by a global art collection
"lots of art and objects that he’d collected during his trips abroad,” says Lanphier... furniture, object or artwork. In other words, the vision for the room was there, even... eclectic art collection and impressive "light bulb" solutions for mirrors and storage... hanging art at eye level, relevant to whether you're standing or sitting in the room... global art and sculpture collection."Behind the sofa, heavy metal barn doors slide..."
My Houzz: Artful Character Colors a Textile Designer's Home
"ng of art, objects, books. Love how you painted the window rods red throughout the... "sees" art everywhere! What an inspiration! Sometimes I think my style is a little... at-very artfully done and doesn't seem cluttery at all-love the way color is used -I... a very art filled , full of their passions and that's what a home should be. Some... pieces, art, my paintings, books, measured doses of bright color in neutral spaces..."
Explore the Art of Light and Dark in Design
Play with dramatic contrast, the art of chiaroscuro, to add depth and interest to your architecture and interiors
"contrast, the art of chiaroscuro, to add depth and interest to your architecture and interiors... favorite object sits in the center of the room (I'm going to imagine an Eames Lounge... illuminated object dramatically appears with highlights and cast shadows. This is the idea... o, an art technique used by artists such as Baglione, Caravaggio and Vermeer in the... architecture, art or life. Generally speaking, the greater the contrast the greater a viewer's..."
The Beauty of Bonsai — Living Art, Rooted in Harmony
"with an art form dating back 1,000 years... decorative object — a bonsai tree represents the harmony among man, his soul and nature... this lost art. Thank you. How is bonsai a lost art? It is a vibrant hobby of millions... Christian art and symbols misused outside of a their sacred, devotional context). It... forest. The art of bonsai began in China more than 1,000 years ago; the word bonsai means... which the art was modified and refined. At first, bonsai trees were found only in Buddhist..."
Designer Interview: Creating Space With Art
"Art can transcend decorative purposes in order to function practically and dynamically... juncture of art, architecture, technology and even biology, Tracey Coffin's pieces begin... roles objects in your home traditionally have served in order to meet your needs... crafting art pieces almost entirely by hand in an age where everything is digitally..."
Abstract Art for Every Style Interior
Lighten a traditional setting, deepen a transitional one, establish a palette — abstract art can give more than just modern rooms a boost
"abstract art can give more than just modern rooms a boost... "Abstract art wouldn't look good in my house." I'd have a lot of dollars. It's a common... abstract art works only with a modern aesthetic. Although it does look great in modern... of my objectives in designing a room is to expose clients to things they wouldn't... Abstract art is a bit outside that zone for many. Here are some tips for incorporating... abstract art and hesitate more with traditional, representational art! LOL! Super photos..."
12 Ways Art and Books Can Tell Your Story
Your home may be the ultimate blank canvas. Give every room meaning with books and artwork that speak to you
"books and art, more than any other objects, would make our new house truly feel like... books and art in every room. Continue reading to see 12 ideas for putting your books... books and art on display in the most inspiring ways.... bookcases with art above and track lighting focused on the art, and the dining room with floor... books and art. They go great together! Thanks for sharing The library/dining room and... see ones art and books on display. Great ideabook reminding me of things I'd like to..."
My Houzz: Arts and Crafts Inspires a Midcentury Home
"curated art, this Dallas home has undergone some big changes to pay homage to its... into an Arts and Crafts–inspired space. The couple describes the update as a "cyclonic... with an objective eye," says Whitener. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Michael... Kimball Art Museum. It was a crafts exhibit; everything from art nouveau to Eames.... really Arts and Crafts people. A seminal event for us was attending the modernism..."
My Houzz: Natural Beauty and Art in the Adelaide Hills
With mud-brick walls, a view to vineyards and nature's tones and textures throughout, this revived home celebrates earthiness
"handmade objects. She has also always loved the 1890s mud and straw cottage nestled... bathrooms and art studio Remodel cost: $80,000 Australian (about U.S.$71,992), including... it with objects is an individual preference - it's subjective - just as art is subjective... everyday objects, that are beautiful and useful at the same time. Bravo. My kind of... finishes and objects should remind us all that there is nothing to replace the beauty and..."