12 Ways to Display and Enjoy Artwork at Home

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Artwork finishes a space in a way that furniture and accessories never can. If a room feels undone, uninteresting and uninspired, it’s likely missing art. Displaying pieces on walls, ledges or surfaces can depend on the space and the furniture being balanced. Size, orientation, scale and palette also play a factor in the way art is arranged in a home. While it’s up to your space and which pieces you want shown, having an inspirational place to start from is always helpful when working to thoughtfully and artfully fill a home. These 12 art displays from the Design*Sponge archives complement the gorgeous rooms they complete. –Lauren

  1. Natalie says:

    I’ve never seen anything like that shelf of George Washingtons – I feel like that’s maximalism done right

    – Natalie

  2. Ruth says:

    Plus – the shelf of Geo. Washingtons is off the floor, away from where it will be bumped by anything but paper airplanes. Important when your kids are rambunctious.

    I love the painting set off by the dark painted wall. It brings such interest and cozy feelings to a space. And compliments the painting so well.

  3. Megan Carty says:

    As an artist I obviously love and appreciate this post!

  4. Margot says:

    Love this post. It has some of my all time favourite homes in it.

  5. Thanks for including my home in this round up! So humbled next to all those other amazing homes you featured. :)

  6. Stu Miller says:

    Love the portraits! Grouping or hanging in unexpected ways makes the older portraits so fresh.

  7. Love the portraits! Grouping or hanging in unexpected ways makes the older portraits so fresh.


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