The Beauty of Wall Art: Contemporary Wall Décor Ideas
Article originally published on May 2, 2019. Every home tells a story – you just need to know where to look and understand the language it speaks. Each little detail, wall décorpiece, and accessory reveals a bit more about the homeowners. There are few things that bring a personal touch to your home like photographs, artwork, and framed prints hanging on the wall.
The interior designer Kimille Taylor‘s Upper West Side dining room makes white walls look chic with a gorgeous painting by Allen Anthony Hansen, framed perfectly by silver sculptural sconces.
Don’t try to be very specific when you’re choosing your dining room wall art. You do not need to be an accomplished artist to choose your wall décor. The central piece of this luxury dining room is the black and gold dining table and trying to not steal attention, Luxxu chose a neutral painting matching the rest of the room.
Abstract beauty also guided Ylab Arquitectos when they designed this elegant dining room. Two abstract paintings with slender black frames are displayed on a white wall. The colors of the wall décor match the overall palette used throughout the room.
In addition to choosing a suitable theme and color palette for the dining room wall art, it’s also important to display it at the right height and in the right place. You’ll most likely be seated when looking at the artwork and this can be determined based on the height of the table and chairs but also the dining habits of those using the room.
Abstract designs are versatile and capable of looking great in a variety of different spaces and decors. For instance, this simple paper airplane painting adds color to this contemporarydining room and serves as a great focal point.
Sometimes, simplicity is the best option: take a look at this bright and airy dining room designed by Sharon Taftian. It’s furnished with a sculptural and massive wooden dining table and high-back armchairs. A white area rug with black stripes matches the artwork on the window wall.
The wall décor is not the only element that makes a dining room or any other space for that matter look and feel harmonious. Other features that can help establish that such a textured accent wall, an eye-catching chandelier, a modern dining table, or an interesting selection of furniture pieces. Raven Inside Interior Design used a combination of strategies for the Burkehill Residence.
The interior designerAnthony Michael proposes here an interesting idea: a dining room which has an oversized abstract painting on one wall and a large mirror on the other. The result is that the mirror reflects the painting as well as the chandelier and other elements in the room, emphasizing their visual impact and beauty.
In 2016, Casa Cor Rio challenged Gisele Taranto Arquitetura to create six intriguing designs for a dining room. This is one of them. As you can see, there’s a sculptural nature that defines the whole room, in particular, the dining table andchairs around it. These unique additions turn a house into a cherished home. A gorgeous wall décorbrings all these elements together with perfection and panache!