Abstract Art for Every Style Home Decor

Lighten a traditional setting, deepen a transitional one, establish a palette — abstract art can give more than just modern rooms a boost

I wish I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard someone say, “Abstract art wouldn’t look good in my house.” I’d have a lot of dollars. It’s a common misconception that abstract art works only with a modern aesthetic. Although it does look great in modern settings, it can light up the most traditional of interiors as well.>>
Abstract Art for Every Style Home Decor

Opposites Attract: Modern Art in Traditional Rooms

Create a Timeless Look With a Creative Mix of Art and Furniture Styles
I talk (and write) incessantly about creating “collected” rooms; ones that appear to have evolved over a long period of time. To me, achieving a look that floats timelessly from one generation to another isn’t about matching periods, woods and finishes; it’s about mixing historic elements with contemporary pieces and layering patterns and textures while maintaing a visual hierarchy. One way (among many) that designers create such a look is by placing modern, abstract art among traditional furnishings. The juxtaposition sets the artwork apart, giving it a moment in the sun, without overshadowing the furniture style. The whole room gets a new freshness.