[The Portfolio] New Era Portfolio Blog

Trend Alert: Nature and Organic

Posted by Austin Blonde on Apr 13, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Lately, we’ve noticed a trend in the art world. There is a significant emphasis on design comprised of nature and all things natural, both in the subject matter and the materials from which it’s made.

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Topics: Insider, art, trendingtopics, wallart

Project Showcase: A Collaboration by West Elm, Mary Jo Hoffman and New Era Portfolio

Posted by Elizabeth Stirling on Apr 7, 2016 9:00:00 AM

One retailer had a vision of developing a product line that would delight their guests by bringing semblances of nature indoors via wall décor. In partnership with New Era Portfolio and a minimalist nature photographer and blogger Mary Jo Hoffman, the product line came to life and is known as STILL.

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Topics: art, artnews, wallart

Centennial Anniversary of the National Parks

Posted by Austin Blonde on Mar 30, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Iconic Vistas of the American Landscape

Inspired by nineteenth-century painters and photographers, 100 years ago in August Congress passed legislation preserving America's spectacular natural resources for the enjoyment of all. 

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Topics: art, artnews, trendingtopics

2016 Armory Art Show Recap

Posted by Elizabeth Stirling on Mar 16, 2016 12:00:00 PM

 

The reviews are in and the overall sentiment of this year’s Armory Art Fair is that it was quite a success. The theme that stood out most was one practically everyone can relate to- identity.

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Topics: art, wallart, artshow

Design Tips: Choosing a Color Palette in Healthcare

Posted by Allen Parker on Mar 15, 2016 9:30:00 AM

A carefully selected color palette can do wonders for a healthcare facility, whether it’s the product of a new-build project, renovation, or just a bit of rejuvenation. 

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Topics: commercialdesign, designtips, art, interiordesign

Designing for the Sexes: Color Preferences

Posted by Austin Blonde on Mar 8, 2016 11:00:00 AM

It might be surprising to learn that men and women have a lot in common when it comes to color preferences. It seems over time and perhaps due to social norms, we have developed this notion that certain colors are automatically associated with one gender or the other.

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Topics: walldecor, designtips, art, interiordesign

Wallcovering: Digital Printing Helps to Push Design Boundaries

Posted by Austin Blonde on Mar 1, 2016 1:55:01 PM

Look around. Today’s commercial and residential spaces are full of exciting design. With the power to transform and enhance the value of a space and create a pleasant ambiance, customized interior wall decoration is in demand.

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Topics: Insider, walldecor, art, wallcovering, interiordesign