For the last several years, online art sales have risen at incredible rates. Valued at $1.57 billion in 2013, the online art market is now valued at $4.22 billion and is expected to reach $8.37 billion by 2023. With the rise of visual-based media outlets like Instagram, it’s becoming easier than ever to browse art online and find inspiration wherever we go. As both an art-lover and maker, I’m always interested in seeing how our culture’s visual tastes shift and grow, so I’ve done a little scouting and compiled my discoveries into this post. I won’t pretend to cover all the bases (that would be quite literally impossible), but I will invite you to read what I have and hope the information will serve you well!
If walls could talk, we’d probably all be in big trouble… Thankfully, they can’t.
That’s why we decorate them: to tell our stories the way we want. Every decision we make in the decorating process adds another layer to the narrative, and it only takes a few simple design choices to craft an engaging novel.
Online art sales are higher than ever right now. Valued at $1.57 billion in 2013, the online art market has grown to $3.27 billion in the last two years alone, and is expected to reach a whopping $9.58 billion by the end of the decade — an exciting time for artists, art-buyers (and us!) indeed.
As an artist, making what I love is a priority, and as an art-lover, keeping up-to-date on what art-buyers and the general public are interested in inspires me to redecorate and enhance my gifting plans (and I always want to do more of what I love). So, let’s check out these art trends for 2018. Continue reading “Art Trends 2018”
Every great room has one common denominator: a fabulous focal point. It’s where your eye naturally wanders when you behold any great space. Similarly, every cozy room shares one simple element: inviting textures. So why not start with cozy fiber art as the focal point? By letting your focal point inform the rest of your design decisions, you can create a cohesive space that feels considered and warm without over-embellishing. Continue reading “Design Tips for Fall: Using Fiber Art As Your Focal Point”
Fall brings breathtaking beauty and comfort with its dramatic foliage and cooler temperatures, but the season change foretells of potential downsides, too — shorter days, an empty nest, and hectic holidays on the horizon can send many of us over the deep end! Luckily, being proactive can keep doomsday at bay, and reconnecting with our living space can keep fall stress-free! Continue reading “Cozy Up for Fall!”