• arranging art,  art zone

    How to choose a right lighting for artworks

    An inevitable part of arranging paintings is their correct lighting. Wether an artwork needs directed lighting depends on the availability of enough daylight, and its direction. Sometimes it is perfectly enough to emphasise the colours and the details in the painting. But in most cases our homes and offices lack enough lighting for this purpose, and even more rarely hits internal spaces like the hallways for example, where we often exhibit paintings as well. And, if in the evening you would like the paintings to continue to be artistic accents, you have to consider having them lighted, and on a separate switch. Clients often come in my studio to choose…

  • arranging art,  art zone

    How to arrange paintings

    Every now and then I need to visualize ideas for arranging paintings and prints for clients, thus I decided to put together some suggestions for home and office arrangements. The pictures in this post are from Pinterest and the rights belong to the respective authors. A classic mounting of an artwork in the living room, above the couch. a common mistake is to place the painting too high on the wall. The height of the artwork should always be at the eye level when the person is standing: When the setting allows it, asymmetry is an option for additional effect: Artworks with different sizes which are aligned at the lower edge. In order…