Consensus on 2022 Interior Color of the Year

Is it important for artists to be aware of color trends? I think so. As artists, most of us are already intensely interested in color. However, in addition to being up on the current picks by experts, I like to know the reasoning behind colors that are trending. While...
Pantone Announces 2019 Color of the Year: Living Coral

Pantone Announces 2019 Color of the Year: Living Coral

Color is an equalizing lens through which we experience our natural and digital realities, and this is particularly true for Living Coral. With consumers craving human interaction and social connection, the humanizing and heartening qualities displayed by the...

Know Your Art Styles

Know Your Art Styles

Do you know the difference between Abstraction and Abstract Art? How about the difference between Realism and Photorealism? While knowledge of art styles certainly isn't necessary for navigating daily life, it may come in handy at cocktail parties and society...

What’s the Big Deal with Big Art?

What’s the Big Deal with Big Art?

Big Art—oversized pieces that often take up an entire wall—isn’t new, but it’s gaining more attention every day. Perhaps what’s most interesting is that it works with a minimalist aesthetic and small rooms as well as larger areas and more “designed” spaces. Curious...

Pantone Announces 2019 Color of the Year: Living Coral

Pantone Announces 2019 Color of the Year: Living Coral

Color is an equalizing lens through which we experience our natural and digital realities, and this is particularly true for Living Coral. With consumers craving human interaction and social connection, the humanizing and heartening qualities displayed by the...

Know Your Art Styles

Know Your Art Styles

Do you know the difference between Abstraction and Abstract Art? How about the difference between Realism and Photorealism? While knowledge of art styles certainly isn't necessary for navigating daily life, it may come in handy at cocktail parties and society...

What’s the Big Deal with Big Art?

What’s the Big Deal with Big Art?

Big Art—oversized pieces that often take up an entire wall—isn’t new, but it’s gaining more attention every day. Perhaps what’s most interesting is that it works with a minimalist aesthetic and small rooms as well as larger areas and more “designed” spaces. Curious...

Can the 2018 Color of the Year Inspire You to Greater Creativity?

Can the 2018 Color of the Year Inspire You to Greater Creativity?

Whether you're an artist or someone who just enjoys color, the Pantone Color Institute believes their 2018 pick will Blow. Your. Mind. Can it really be that powerful? Check out what NPR discovered about the background of the Color of the Year and what it means for us...

Hanging Art: How to Get It Right the First Time

Hanging Art: How to Get It Right the First Time

I admit it: I'm completely décor challenged. (Just because I can paint does not mean I can decorate.) If you're anything like me, hanging art can be a real challenge. Mostly, I've relied on the "eyeball" method, moving the nail in small increments until I get it...