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This is Your Brain on Art

Posted by Claude Ramey on Sep 21, 2017 5:24:20 PM

Do you remember being a child and experiencing something completely new that you now find routine? Maybe it was seeing a large city for the first time, or hearing a new genre of music, or tasting your dad’s beer (purely hypothetical). These experiences were probably scary, or confusing, or even downright repulsive, but they were good for your brain, helping you to comprehend a bigger, richer, more nuanced world. This is the same thing that happens when you experience abstract art.

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Curating Gallery Walls

Posted by Claude Ramey on Aug 23, 2017 10:12:28 AM

Gallery walls are having quite the moment right now. Although popular for home décor, they can also be well utilized in contemporary commercial spaces, such as loft-style offices or chic warehouse restaurants. Creating a gallery wall that's eclectic but not tacky can seem like a tough line to toe, but curating a successful gallery wall is downright fun as long as you keep a few tips in mind.


Striking a balance between a cohesive look and a dynamic layout is easier than you think.

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Healthcare Art Trends

Posted by Claude Ramey on Aug 10, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Let's be real. When you're designing the interior of a healthcare facility, you're designing a space nobody really wants to be in. People are going to be bored, anxious, and possibly in pain. But the art you choose for this space doesn't need to be merely inoffensive, it can enliven the space and the people in it.


Images like "Misty Forest" by New Era Photography can have a noticeable effect on patient health.

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Providing inspiration beyond the walls for interior design and commercial wall décor. Featuring the latest trends in design and art, exclusive looks at new artists, project installations and collections, as well as design tips and recommendations. 


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