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10 Rooms with Oversized Art

Nothing personalizes a space quite like works of art. Depending on your taste and color preferences, you can really customize and complete the look of your interior just by hanging artwork. Most people tend to stick with smaller or average-sized pieces and then possible arrange them together if there’s enough room. Instead, why don’t you go big? Take a leap and try a piece of oversized art and see the difference it makes in your space. Take a look at 10 rooms that are decked out with larger than average works of art.

06.10.15 | By
10 Rooms with Oversized Art
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Dinosaur Designs’ Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy reside in Sydney, Australia and their living room features a gallery style wall with several small works of art next to a large painting by Ormandy himself.

This yellow and grey painting by Indian artist Suhas Shilker sits atop a mid-century console in this San Francisco two-room apartment of a world traveler.

Roundup-OversizedArt-3-Jessica-Vedel-Paris

London-based interior designer Jessica Vedel designed this black and white Parisian apartment that has classic architectural details and modern furnishings. The abstract painting above the fireplace sets the tone of bright, open living room.

The Crisp Street Apartment was designed by Mim Design and the living room’s neutral, modern decor is topped off with a beautiful, abstract painting in both bold and muted colors.

Photo by Sharyn Cairns

Photo by Sharyn Cairns

A vibrant painting by Andrew O’Brien hangs in the dining room of this Templestowe house designed by Christopher Elliott Design where it adds life to the white walls and wood tones.

Photo by Lauren Bamford

Photo by Lauren Bamford

In the Melbourne apartment of artist Miranda Skoczek, a candy-colored painting by Rhys Lee is situated above a sofa from Aero Designs.

Photo by Louise Desrosiers

Photo by Louise Desrosiers

The Apartment is a concept gallery in Copenhagen conceived by Tina Seidenfaden Busck and Pernille Hornhaver to mimic an actual apartment, letting the artwork coexist with furniture. The mostly white dining room gets a major pop with the striped artwork in black, pinks, and oranges.

Photo by Nina Holst

Photo by Nina Holst

The white living room of Nina Holst, the blogger behind Stylizimo, is grounded with black accents and a monochromatic, color block painting by the blogger herself.

Photo courtesy of Femina

Photo courtesy of Femina

The home of illustrator and art director Nynne Rosenvinge is decorated with an eclectic mix of finds, as well as her own colorful artwork.

Photo courtesy of Helenio Barbetta

Photo courtesy of Helenio Barbetta

This Berlin apartment was designed to be void of any plant life but full of a personal stash of paintings and drawings collected by the landscape architect who lives here.

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.