Curated Art Displays

 

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I promised more artwork and this time want to show a beautiful way to display them. While a gallery wall can still be a great way to display art, for some of us it can be overwhelming to undertake. One of my favorite alternatives for displaying art, is layering selected prints on a shelf.   I am drawn to this arrangement for its clean look and effortless aesthetic.

Art can be grouped by color, style, theme, or medium.  It’s important to vary the sizes of the prints to layer and provide interest and depth to the arrangement.  Check out these curated displays!

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A soft wash of turquoise and accents of orange (and my favorites!)

  1. Baby Beach  15 X 21
  2. Blue Ridge October 12 x 10
  3. She Hung Her Dreams on Branches 14 X 16.5

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This was a sample for a Chicago client, close to my heart.

  1. Vintage Chicago Travel Poster  15 X 21
  2. Ferris Wheel 11 X 13
  3.  Holding onto Love 14 X 16.5

 

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If you haven’t noticed by now, I can’t get enough of the blue palette.  With these pieces, I can almost feel the wind in my hair!

  1. Dandelion Blue II 15 X 21
  2. Tiny Seascape 12X12
  3. Here Comes the Rain 14 X 16.5

 

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Romantic, dreamy prints that make me want to linger.

  1. La Tour Eiffel 14 X 16.5
  2. Peony – Simply Perfect 10 X 12
  3. Hall of Mirrors  14 X 16.5

 

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These bold prints are fun and energetic…would be great in an office space.

  1. Sea Blue + Rose Gold 22 X22
  2. Grapefruity Too 11 X 14
  3. Pink Leaves 12 X 12
  4. Modern Minimal Forms I 15 X 21

 

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I hold a special place in my heart for black and whites.  Something so simple and classic.

  1. As You Are 24 X 24
  2. Us 11 X 14
  3. Balancing 18 X 24
  4. Exhale 16 X 16
  5. Ruffled Feather 24 X 24
  6. A Foggy Night 24 X 18

I recently finished a couple of spaces and fell in love with the artwork (there just isn’t enough wall space in my house!)

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A South Loop loft with industrial accents.  We used grays, yellows and blues in the design but not afraid of introducing a little more color in the artwork!  For the display, two 4′ shelves were installed flush to each other for a real impact!

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And there it is folks, those blues again!  This time accented with gray foundational pieces. Here we installed two 3′ shelves to add more length.

Don’t forget the importance of a good art ledge.  Here are some of my favorites!

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Rustic Wood Ledges 

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Holman Ledges

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The Artful Shelf

Have fun in your displays but most of all start with pieces that speak to you.

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