Posts Categorised: Design Tips

Matching art with traditional and modern décor

flowers3 by nina Panagopoulou on artclickireland

When designing a room, office or home, it can be a bit scary to step outside your comfort zone. Choosing art, whether you are using traditional works in a traditional setting, modern pieces in a modern setting, or the complete opposite, can be a difficult task. But remember, you don’t need to stick to the…

Everything you need to know about grouping art like a pro

Sometimes you buy a piece of art, or series of artworks that you just love, with a vision in your head of how it’s going to look in a certain room at home. Then, after a couple of hours of trying to recreate that image you had in your head, it just isn’t working! Hanging…

Is art the most important part of interior design?

One of the biggest mistakes that can be made during an interior design project (even by the professionals) is not treating art as an important part of the design process. The artwork in a room should never be an afterthought – it should be a part of the project from the very beginning. By pushing…

Five Interior Design Ideas Using Art

Art is such a major part of interior design and can be the focal point of the home. From brightening up a room and creating warmth to adding a touch of fun to a bland area, it has the power to transform any living space. We have explored the Irish art scene and come up…

The Ultimate Guide To Choosing Art For Corporate Spaces

Technology, research and insight are drastically changing the idea of what a workplace is and what it should look like. So much so that the draconian idea that offices should be distraction-free zones has been totally flipped on its head. Now there is everything from gyms and nap pods to office dogs and, of course,…

How to add depth with textures in interior design

Texture is one of those elements that can often be ignored in novice interior design projects, but when tackled successfully, it can make a room look extremely professional. It adds a sophisticated and layered depth to any design, and can really liven up a room, without having to rely on extremely bright colours. There are…

Understanding Colour Theory

zing by emma campbell on ArtClickIreland.com

A guide to art and interior design Colour is the major player in both interior design and art, but what many people don’t think about is its technical side. Colour theory evolved over thousands of years, with artists and scientists as far back as da Vinci and Aristotle developing methodical systems and theories. What they…