Array
Decorating

Designer-Approved Tips For Decorating With Big Accessories

There's no harm in going for a maximalist aesthetic

Shares
Photography: home-designing.com (Main Photo)

Displaying small pieces of artwork or decor is pretty easy—a blank wall or a coffee table can readily house one or two. But displaying a huge painting or sculpture piece can pose a challenge. Interior designer John Vigilia of FinoPino weighs in. Check out his tips below: 


ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

1. Where are the best spots at home to display big art pieces? 

"The best spots are on walls that are seen upon entering rooms, or on walls that would serve as a backdrop for a certain setting (wall behind a sofa set or dining set, behind a desk, etc.) Also, on walls without any obstructions (awkward beams, pipe chases, aircon, etc.) 

CONTINUE READING BELOW
Recommended Videos

2. What should be considered when displaying huge works of art like sculptures, art installations and big paintings? 

"Important art needs a dedicated wall. If you display it together with many other items, it might "disappear," or the focus might be shifted. "If there is limited space and there's no choice but to mix artworks, similarly proportioned artworks together and group those that complement each other." 


ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

3. How can condo dwellers display a piece or two?

"You can also display big artwork in a small space, provided that one wall is dedicated to that artwork. Artworks can serve as a backdrop for a setting, and they can create the mood of the room. There is no general rule when it comes to artworks. What is imprtant is that the artworks convey the intended ambiance in a certain space." 

This snippet originally appeared in the February 2017 issue of Real Living Magazine. Main photo by home-designing.com

More on Realliving.com.ph

Shares

Read more stories about

Latest Stories

This Couple Shares How They Went DIY With Their Cozy, Blush Pink Home

Soy and Crissy Valiente prove that hard work (and a lot of patience and paint) can help you upgrade your space and call it your own.

This Country, Shabby Chic-Inspired Balcony Makeover Is What Your Dainty Dreams Are Made Of

The space seamlessly connects with Christine Limaco's country-themed home!

Here’s Why You Should Look Forward to Art Fair 2021

This year's Art Fair will also be offering digital works for sale!

What's a Cloud Kitchen? This One May Soon Be in Your Neighborhood

Kraver's Canteen unveils their expansion plans.

Smokeless Grills That Are Not Just for Your Samgyupsal Nights

These smokeless grills can cook delicious food!

Turn Your Katol Into Home Decor With This Stylish Coil Case

In case that plain old katol ruins your home's aesthetic.

This Pink Kitchen Has Everything a Start-up Baker Would Need

Jan Nica Rivero built her dream kitchen!

Sophie Albert & Vin Abrenica Share a Sneak Peek of Their New Home

They're so excited to work on baby Avianna's nursery room!
Load More Stories

Get inspiring design ideas and handy hints.
Subscribe to our newsletter now!