Leaning art on the wall is one of the freshest decor ideas going around town. What we love about this practice is that it is quite unfussy and has been adopted by the luxurious french interiors to the free-spirited bohemian abodes. Leaning art not only looks super cool and casual it also makes for a flexible home. It is the perfect alternate display approach for people with no control over their art addiction. More like you dont have to whip out your hammer and nails every time you want to rearrange your art or your place.
Whether you use the wall, the mantel, the cabinet, or even the floor to display your prized prints or photos, other framed (or unframed) works, or our utmost favorite a handmade customized painting. There is always room for one more on the feasible and trending train — hop on.
The art in your home is what represents you and your personality — no matter in what room. Read on to know the pros and glean all the ideas you need to successfully steal the look for yourself.
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1. You Can Create A Layered Look
One of the most appealing aspects of leaning art is the freedom to express yourself freely. To make the aesthetic pop, layer larger pieces with smaller pieces—or, add an empty frame.
Layering artwork adds depth and dimension to your selections and may bring a lot of visual intrigue to any space. It has the power to convert a plain bookcase, into an installation piece in an instant.
2. Power To Transform Small Space
Any sense of personality and visual curiosity can help take your attention off the limited square footage while decorating a tiny room. When a space drips with so much style, a focal point is a must as it makes the room appear larger than it is. So why can’t it be a stunning leaning artwork? A customized painting that is designed to your likeness and corresponds well with the room is exactly what your bijou space needs.
Leaning a few statement pieces can solve your design troubles if you have a room that isn’t quite finished or if you have a room that isn’t quite done.
3. Freedom To Customize
When a room is built around a theme — it works. Any abstract art in any room gives it a futuristic atmosphere, and it complements the minimalist furnishings perfectly. Just saying if you have just yesterday purchased all new furnishings and are yearning to change the space’s overall vibe. You can change the aesthetic of a room in an afternoon with leaning art.
Hell, even during the holidays if you want to cheer up your living space? Add a couple of framed Christmas themed paintings and you’re voilà!
4. Create A Vignette
It’s simple to lean art on a great mid-room height table, cabinet, bureau, or any other storage piece, especially when you mix in other accessories to create a vignette. Just make sure it’s not too small in scale in comparison to the artwork it’s leaning against; it’ll look out of place and draw attention to the fact that it’s not hanging.
5. Unexpected Places And Sizes
A piano is an excellent place to put art since you don’t anticipate it. It may even be fun to put it in a window above the kitchen sink. If you don’t have enough space to hang a piece of art, it can be an excellent candidate for leaning art.
Oversized art is the most beautiful thing in the world. When you have the guts to go big and bold, you can pretty much do whatever you want. The same is true if you’re leaning against a large piece of art. You can either leave it on the floor to add some art at eye level or hoist it up high on a table or mantel to really wow. You can even throw in a few accessories around it.
6. Collection of Art
Doesn’t it just make sense to lean a bunch of similar art together on shelves? It would look more like a magnificent art gallery wall, especially when the artworks are akin in size and style. Even though you’ll have to hang the shelves, you’ll have the flexibility to move the paintings along the shelves to suit the tone of your home. To achieve a casual elegant style, intersperse accessories between the art.
To conclude—get a piece of leaning art. Even better get an artwork that is customized to only you and your home. The best part about this lifestyle is the freedom. The freedom to change your room’s aesthetics whenever you want to. The freedom to speak via your collection with not one but layers of art pieces. “A home is never finished without the art. It is what designs and elevates the space” says Lloyd an interior designer.