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4 Clever Ways to Make Your Home a Work of Art

There’s more to it than just a gallery wall.

By: Noah Lehava

Framed paintings and prints are the obvious (read: great) way to add more art to your living space. But there are some other creative ways to incorporate artistic elements throughout your home to make it, shall we say, Coveteur-worthy. Our top tips and favorite home finds are just below to get your interior-designer gears turning.

 

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Load Up on Books about Art

Owning a Warhol, Basquait, or Picasso can be your 10-year goal, but in the meantime, a stealthy way to fill your space with works of genius is with a coffee-table book. Look at it this way: Now you’re not just limited to one piece, but you and your guests can admire it all.

 

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Sculptural Art & Tchotchkes

Hanging photography or a painting is an obvious way to add art to your space (we love a gallery wall), but don’t underestimate the impact of a sculptural piece. Ceramic pots that can sit empty or filled with cut flowers or potted plants are incredible visual elements. Some can be so impactful they develop a cult following. Thingamabobs from cement, crystal and candlesticks, glassware, trays, and so on can add color, texture, and joyful components, too. Play around, and buy what you like!

 

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Furniture as Art

Following the same sentiment as above, furniture arguably takes up the most space in your home, so don’t overlook it. Whether mid-century modern is your aesthetic or eclectic-pop and everything in between, there are loads of options by notable designers that you can add into your space.

 

Turn Your TV Into a Painting

Technology has come a long way—that’s not a novel statement. Samsung solved every interior designer’s biggest hurdle: How do you cover up or work around a big black TV screen? Their solve: Create a TV that converts into a piece of art. When set on Art Mode, you can choose from hundreds of options from the art gallery—different mood, different painting.

 

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