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Displaying art

Through the displaying guide below we have populated some of our favourite ideas and ways to liven up a space with artwork.

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Create a gallery

If you have a big wall but don’t want to restrict your room to one theme, create a gallery of assorted artwork. Give the wall a unique makeover by grouping lots of different art pieces following a pyramid, blocked square or rectangular structure.

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No formal grid

Be unconventional and don’t follow a grid, go for a looser arrangement that feels collected. To keep the arrangement from feeling chaotic and disorganised, pick an overarching theme or colour.

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Fill in the blank

Art can have many purposes; use it to play with scale and remove negative space. It can be interesting the way negative space is filled. Even if you don’t own enough pieces to dress a whole wall, take a more asymmetrical approach.

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Go vertical

Be different. Go vertical. One of the best ways to deal with tight spaces is to use vertical arrangement that elongate narrow spaces. There’s more than one way to play with the look, you can stack up pieces of different sizes or stick to a vertically long image.

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Oversize it

One oversized image makes a towering statement. A single showstopper is sometimes all that is needed to complete a look.

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Less is more

Don’t overthink it. Sometimes less is more. Especially when working with a textured and patterned background. Simple pieces work well with busy wallpapers. 

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Colour Guide

When working with colour it’s good to know the basic colour grouping. 

When playing with colour you don’t necessarily have to follow theories or colour themes. Colour choices are thoroughly subjective. What evokes one reaction in one person may evoke a completely different reaction with another. For example blue may come across as either relaxing to some and cold to others. 

It’s important to consider the individuality of each room design. Warm colours (red, orange and yellow) are a good choice for kitchens, dining rooms and childrens’ rooms. A larger room that is painted in a warm colour gives off a cosier, sophisticated, appearance. whereas cool colours (blue, green and purple) work well in restful rooms like bedrooms and bathrooms. A small room painted in a lighter colour gives the room a larger illusion.

Experiment with no more than 3 to 4 colours in a room 

Each room colour in your home has a direct mirror image of your personality. Although we may not spend too much time thinking about the colour of a room it still influences our mood and thoughts.

The effect that colour plays on the various people varies on age, gender, background and climate. While certain colours or colour groups receive a similar response from a fair amount of people, the differences come from the shades or tones used. This explains why the choice of colour is important. The technique is to combine the colours you like into a satisfying fusion.

Primary colours

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Secondary colours

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Tertiary colours

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Complementary colours

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Red

Red is a fearless colour that promotes courage and strong emotions. It is identified as love, yet very reassuring and assertive.

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orange

Orange is an energetic, vibrant colour that reduces self-consciousness and empowers.

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Yellow

Yellow is a bright colour that is described as cheerful and energetic which can also increase your focus.

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green

Green represents nature. A healing and calming colour that symbolises tranquillity, good health and luck.

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blue

Blue is a cool and calm colour that is described as peaceful, tranquil and serene.

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Hanging guide

Hanging pictures is a balancing act for space colour and proportion. The way art is displayed is pivotal and transformative, this is not limited to the space it is in but to the feeling given off in the pictures.

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Select the right location for the artwork.

A regular sized artwork will not be presented well if it’s hanging alone on a large empty wall. Whereas a group of small artworks hanging together will be more beneficial. Use the furniture that sits alongside the wall or closest to it to act as a visual starting point.

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Select the right height

Don’t hang the artwork to high. For museums and galleries the rule of thumb is not to exceed 60 inches high. This central height is a pretty comfortable level for a lot of people. This height may be customised for different rooms, for example with children’s room aim to use the viewpoint of the child.

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Use the right hook

Additional support is crucial for all canvases. Our canvases come with wired D-rings to help improve the stability of the artwork no matter how big or heavy the canvas is.

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Use the right position for the hook/ nail

With the canvas placed on the floor facing down, Pull the hanging wire towards the top of the canvas frame and measure the distance. Note down the measurements on to the wall.

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Place the nail on the to the wall at the pencil mark

Cover the pencil mark with a small piece of masking tape to help prevent the plaster or painting from chipping or cracking. Then hammer the nail in place.

Caring for the canvas

We take care to ensure quality and longevity of our canvases. We have listed some advice to continue looking after your canvas.

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Placing the canvas

Don’t hang canvases in damp conditions or near heat sources such as a radiator. Avoid hanging or storing canvases in places with extreme temperatures and humidity. A cool dry environment is best.

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Whilst storing the canvas

Avoid leaning objects against the canvas. And protect the canvas with card or bubble wrap.

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Caring for the canvas

To avoid scratching the canvas, the canvas should never be wiped or sprayed with any cleaner. However if the surface of the canvas gets dusty, the dust should be blown off

Canvas Sizes

Size matters when choosing the right artwork for your room.

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