Gallery Wall Inspiration: Eclectic Layouts

published Mar 5, 2014
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The gallery wall trend is still going strong, and it’s a great solution for collectors of art and objects. Gallery walls have evolved from perfectly matched and level frames to an eclectic mix of art that gives the viewer insight into the person behind the collection. While these galleries may seem effortlessly thrown together, they can actually take years to accumulate. Thinking of starting a gallery wall of your own? Here’s a little inspiration.

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

1. Objects mixed with paintings and illustrations create an extra level of intrigue in a living space. From Fritz Hansen.
2. The leaning gallery wall provides maximum flexibility, and a great solution for renters who don’t want to put lots of nails in the wall. From Emma’s Design Blog.
3. Flat screen TVs blend effortlessly into a gallery wall. From This is Glamorous.
4. This wall is from the Kate Spade London pop-up shop, and includes a pair of boxing gloves. Spotted on HGTV.
5. The space next to the staircase is an oft-forgotten wall space that can be valuable real estate for your treasured pieces. From Apartment 34.

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6. You can add to the gallery wall as time goes on, or until you run out of wall space. From Lonny.
7. Cull your collection by content for a more uniform look. From Dezeen.
8. On a budget? Go frame-less with masking tape and receive the added flexibility of swapping out one piece of art for another at a moment’s notice. From Smitten Studio.
9. Frame-less and framed pieces in muted shades from Milk Magazine via Decor Demon.
10. Never be scared to mix frames, from painted lacquer to wood. Mixed frames can be more interesting than perfectly matched frames. From Style by Emily Henderson.