The color inspiration throughout this home came from the homeowners' beautiful art collection. Here, in the foyer, the painting's rich green is pulled into the twin table lamps. Graphic gray-and-white wallpaper is an exciting—and still neutral—backdrop.
The owner's art collection creates a personal, one-of-a-kind space in this chic, contemporary hallway. A gorgeous oval mirror with thick, brown rope toes the line between art and utility in this inviting space.
One of the primary functions in this home's redesign was to create a space that would showcase the homeowner's contemporary art collection. The designer succeeded with light colors and clean-lined details that did not distract from the art.
The focal point of this hallway collection is the antique dresser and jewelry box that are displayed prominently in the center of the wall. To accent the rich tones of the dresser's dark wood, the light wood of the floor and the frames of the art collection play off of the highlights in the dresser. The traditional oriental rug, then, reflects the bold colors inside the jewelry box, tying the entire space together. A glass wall follows the stairs to the second story, allowing this collection to be appreciated from any vantage point.
The couple wanted to carry their love of postmodern art throughout their home, so designers combined sleek, neutral, modern furniture with the couple's bright, postmodern art collection to create a space where the couple can sit to enjoy their art.
Let your kids become part of your great room's art collection by engaging in family crafts. For a playful touch, spell out a child's name along with a family-friendly message using wooden game letters, then display them inside a shadowbox.
The homeowner loves art and has an extensive art collection, some of which inspired the designer's choice of color in this space. To complete the color story, designer Caroline Kopp personally painted two Mark Rothko-inspired paintings to hang on the display shelves, creating a graphic backdrop to the colorful space.
A gallery featuring pieces from the owner's art collection accentuates a downstairs hallway. Arched entryways give the space a feeling of grandeur, while funky black pendant lights echo the artist's creativity. White walls, ceilings and carpet create a backdrop that lets the art and lights be the stars.