2014 Gift Guide: Art Lovers

Art has a way of affecting and changing a person’s mood, whether from striking colors, moody subject matter, or pattern. Sometimes it’s not easy to tell why a piece of art hits us, but sometimes it just does. Giving the gift of art not only supports hardworking artists, it brings a bit of life and joy to someone’s space. Check out some of our recent favorites in the art department.


A Stylistic Survey of Graphic Design print by Pop Chart Lab \\\ $29
A cleverly designed, hand-illustrated history of the progression of graphic design from the Victorian era to the modern digital age.


Fete framed print by Lisa Congdon \\\ $85
A Lisa Congdon abstract painting printed onto heavyweight, 100% cotton fine art paper framed in a simple, classic black frame.


Turquoise print by Britt Bass Turner \\\ $35
A print of an abstract painting featuring blues and turquoises full of chaotic brushstrokes.


Twin Peaks poster by JazzberryBlue \\\ $22
A colorful, retro-style poster paying homage to the beloved Twin Peaks TV series.


A Study in Marbling poster by Scout and Catalogue \\\ $70
A massive poster that shows an enlargement of Scout and Catalogue’s marbling technique on leather.


Vortex Laser Cut Artwork by Molly McGrath \\\ $55
A mesmerizing laser cut print with an eye-like graphic pattern.


It’s Peaceful At The Bottom Of The Pool print by Matthew Korbel-Bowers \\\ $20
A bold graphic print of black and colorful plus signs.


Berg Bild: Il Fuorn print by Sonnenzimmer for Ghostly International \\\ $110
Soft and eclectic color palettes and broad use of shapes always find their way into Sonnenzimmer prints making them unforgettable.


Out Of Her Loop VII print by Lola Donoghue \\\ $200
A 3 foot by 3 foot print with bold colors makes for a striking abstract composition.


NY14#18 painting by Jennifer Sanchez \\\ $300
Stripes and swirls upon layers of bold, neon paint for a high contrast, original mixed media painting.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.