Why You Should Be Displaying Art In Your Home


Art is a thing of beauty to look at. Whether you love minimalist contemporary illustrations, oil paintings or street photography… or any other art for that matter, there is something awesome about it. It has the power to completely transform a space whilst speaking to people’s emotions and really allowing for true personalities to shine through

Bold Coloured Living Room With A Bright Green Sofa, Large Contemporary Framed Artworks On The Wall And Nike's Virgil Abloh Book On The Side Table

Art is super personal

Display art in your home that represents your personality and style is a powerful statement. When someone comes to your home, you’re letting them know what you like and are giving them a insight into who you are

Not only that, you’re injecting personality into the home itself. Having boring blank walls staring right back at you is horrible. You want to make your property your home. This is where art becomes your best friend, as hanging artwork on the wall is the quickest way to achieve this, and it’s going to make you feel comfortable in no time

You can experiment and be expressive

One of the best things about having artwork in the home and displaying it on the walls is the fact that you can use it to be more expressive, and to get experimental. There are a lot of things to keep in mind here, and you have plenty to consider when looking to make the best of this. Art is all about making an impression and capturing an aesthetic, and having different types of art in your home is a wonderful way of being able to achieve this. Which is why gallery walls are so popular as you can go ultra experimental, adding lots of different artistic mediums, styles, orientations, finished… the list goes on

This is all about the type of art you choose, and whether you feel it makes the right kind of impression in your home. Now, there are a lot of things that you can think about when you are looking to make the most of this. For instance, bold wall art is a great way of adding some personality and character to your home. So try to choose the best forms of art that will help your home grow. Here’s some to help you refine your search

Art is good For your mental health

It might sound like somewhat of a generalisation to say that art is good for mental health, but it’s true and there are so many studies out there that provide it. As just scratching the surface on the benefit of art, it can provide amazing calming effects, as well as allow people to express their thoughts and importantly, it opens people’s minds to be more creative, either consciously or subconsciously

As displaying art in your home makes it way more than just a decoration. Once hung it’s going to be something you see often and will raise your spirits, genuinely make you happy or it could even cause you to stop and reflect as you move through your home. It can really help you find peace and ground you if you need it

Supporting young artists

It’s really important that young, early-career creatives have a future in the arts. We launched DROOL in aim of increasing the flow of money to the grassroots of the arts. We’re supporting artists directly, giving them 60-90% of the profit from each sale which allows these young artists to continue their creative processes and prosper. So investing in the look and feel of your home is an investment in the arts community, in turn supporting its future; something that’ll benefits everyone in the long run

So why would you not display art in your house?