Using Large-Scale Artwork to Anchor a Room

Using Large-Scale Artwork to Anchor a Room

Sarah Coffey
Apr 16, 2009
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Small groups of clustered artwork have been the big trend for a while now, but nothing anchors a room like a huge painting or photograph. Behind a sofa, above a credenza, and even in a small space, large-scale art has a large-scale impact. If you're worried about affordability, there are ways to make your own art. When Arthur (photo #2) needed an oversized piece for his dining room, he splatter painted a canvas himself. For inspiration and other ideas, click through the photos above and the links below... FIRST ROW1 Santa Monica Residence by Kelly Wearstler2 Arthur's Long-Distance Home3 Minneapolis Designer's Loft from LoftLife4 Shannon and Emmet's Factory to Family5 London Townhouse by Suzy Hoodless SECOND ROW6 Ren Hui Painting at Pagoda Red7 AT Book Alert: Update on Dana8 Tanis and Terry's Workman's Cottage9 Paola and John's Converted Switch House10 Pairings: Antique Artwork with Modern Furnishings BIG ART ON A BUDGETLarge-Scale Artwork on a BudgetHow To: Make Fabric ArtFabric Wall Art Kits from Textile ArtsWallpaper We'd FrameThe Rasterbator: Huge DIY Artwork
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