17 interior decorating ideas tagged abstract art

Interior decorating ideas that feature a piece of abstract art as a visual component.

What is Abstract Art?

Abstract art is a form of art that does not attempt to create an accurate representation of it’s subject, but achieves it’s desired effect through the use of color, shapes and forms.

Abstract Art in Interior Design

Primarily, interior decorators can use abstract art for emphasizing certain color schemes and decor themes in any space. Secondly, decorators can change the style and mood of an interior by using abstract art to lighten a Traditional interior or to deepen a Modern or Transitional interior and everything in-between.

Furthermore, amazing, well chosen pieces of abstract art can be used to set a mood or tone, to help establish a palette, to create a fresh perspective and to set a focal point in the room.

Different Types of Abstract Art Styles for Your Home

Gain immediate attention a a talking focal point to any neutral of dull interior by adding a vivid and bold piece of abstract art with vibrant brush strokes.

Alternatively, smooth well blended brush strokes in similar color tones can provide a calm and tranquil transition to any room.

See below for great examples of how to use abstract art in many different types of interiors.

Grand Entry by Candace Barnes Design Studio

Grand Entry by Candace Barnes Design Studio featured in the 2015 San Francisco Decorator Showcase. A grand entrance in neutral tones with contrasting black and white features. Traditional style merges seamlessly with the more edgy abstract modern. The Traditional staircase and beveled walls provide

Silver Strand Traditional Master Bedroom

Beautiful, romantic traditional master bedroom in neutral tones with walls and ceiling painted in the very subtle and pretty silver/gray paint color Sherwin Williams Silver Strand! This paint color looks fantastic in combination with the white trim. via Julie Couch Interiors http://www.juliecouch.com

Home Office with Charcoal Walls

Modern home office with Charcoal Walls and geometric rug and framed patterns on the walls. Home office and play area in one — Ikea Micke desks ($69.99), Tobias chairs, and Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal gray walls.

Katonah House Living Room

Eclectic decor with walls and built in shelving painted in Farrow & Ball’s “Light Grey”. Mismatched fabrics on the wingback chairs unified using the same clean lines. White painted hanging beams, a great example of harmony within chaos and asymmetry. Katonah House living room