Array
Decorating

RL Ideas: Decorating your Home with Artwork

Live in harmony with your art pieces by following some home-art-synergy advice from design experts

Shares
Original Article: Gwyn Guanzon and Coni Tejada

In a typical Filipino home, a bas-relief or tapestry of The Last Supper behind the dining table is a common sight. But whether you go for such traditional kitsch, a well-done reproduction, or a true piece of art, it has to be placed in the right spot—and in the right way—in hopes that it will uplift your room aesthetically.

But there are other concerns, such as what should come first—should artwork be mere decorative objects, or should the art pieces be the basis and reason for the design of an entire room? It is a chicken-or-egg scenario that has to be resolved before anything else.

We have asked several people from different fields of expertise in the Philippine art world, and from their answers, we give you steps on what to do with art pieces in your homes.

Read the original article ("Home is Where the Art is") in the March 2009 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details. 

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

More on Realliving.com.ph

Shares
Recommended Videos

Latest Stories

Cebu-based Architects Share Sanitation Tent Design That Can Be Set Up in 2 Hours

As of writing, there are 15 Sunnytation Tents set up in Cebu.

How to Make a Disinfecting Foot Bath, According to a Cleaning Expert

It's highly important to disinfect your shoes!

Airbnb Hosts Are Hurting From Cancellations Due to COVID-19

Many are unhappy with the company's policy on cancellation and refunds.

Grocery Store Shopping Tips During the COVID-19 Quarantine

When you protect yourself, you protect others, too.

How to Properly Sanitize Your Lipsticks, Powders to Avoid Germ Buildup

Aside from makeup brushes, your actual makeup needs regular cleaning, too!

7 Museums You Can Tour Online for Free

Travel without leaving your home.

Earth Hour is Happening Tonight, Here’s What You Can Do

If you can, switch off your lights!

Do Not Try to Make “Rubbing Alcohol” from Rum, Bleach, and Hand Sanitizer

The resulting chemical compound is toxic.

Plant Projects That Your Inner Plantita, Plantito Will Enjoy

Allow your mind to relax by working with your hands.

How to Use Hydrogen Peroxide to Disinfect Your Home

It can kill coronaviruses.
Load More Stories

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