Trending right now is bold patterned wall coverings, which we absolutely love! Funky patterns likes these can impact a room in a big way, just like art, but often people tend to go with one or the other. We're here to reassure you that you can have your cake and eat it too!
When working with super dominate patterned wallpaper keep within the theme and depending on your color choices, the artwork you set against it will pop or blend accordingly.
This pairing is the perfect example of a seamless incorporation of patterned wallpaper and art creating a sophisticated display. Blink artist Marlies Merk Najaka's large leafy work not only compliments the wallpaper in subject matter but also in color. Click image to see more of Marlies' work.
Still staying with the theme of the design by incorporating a woman's face, the artwork doesn't feel out of place, but the bold color choice pops the art right of the wall! Anyes Galleani was an Art Comes Alive award winner and won a a gallery feature on Blink Art Resource! Click photo to see more of her works!
FIGURE IT OUT
When working with a dramatic abstract wall pattern pair it with a figurative work to keep the room feeling balanced. Look for artwork that has the same consistency and texture as the paper.
The blocky nature of Larry Forgard's work pair perfectly with the geometric wall patterning. Click image to see more of Larry's work!
Nick Stamas' piece pops off the wall with the contrasting light and dark colors, but it doesn't feel out of place because the texture of the wall paper and the artwork match. Congratulations to Nick on winning a prestigious gallery contract in New York at this year's ACA. Click image to see more ACA award winners.
The same rule applies here as it did to Nick's piece. JoAnne Helfert Sullam's soft brush strokes match that of the wall paper for a seamless feel. Click image to see more of JoAnne's work.
AREA = BASE x HEIGHT
Larger scale rooms mean you have more space to incorporate more patterns and colors.
Incorporate colors and textures from area rugs to make the room feel finished and unified.
The fine filigree of the flower is complimented by the fur rug and rather than overwhelming the space with a detailed texture the room feels refined and elegant. Click photo to see more of Fran Carlisle's photography on Blink Art Resource!
Go decorate with confidence that wallpaper and art can be friends and make for one killer statement room! It’s just all about how you create balance within the space