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.

High Rise Condo Light Gray with Orange Accents

Modern apartment living room in grey and griege tones with accents in orange. Love how the walls painted in Farrow & Ball Light Grey 17 contrasts with the yellow orange abstract artwork on the walls. Interior Designer: Terrat Elms Interior Design (terratelms.com)

Purple and Red Library by Steven Gambrel

n the library, the club chair and ottoman, upholstered in a de Le Cuona velvet, and cocktail table, covered in a horsehair from Lee Jofa, are custom designs, the midcentury pendant light and table lamps are Italian, the vintage screen is French, and the

Abstract Black Dining

Gold Brass Sputnik chandelier, Black and White Abstract Square Painting Art, Green topiary in black urn on wood pedestal, Black round back Louis French armless side chair, brass and glass Mastercraft vintage 1980s dining room table, white paint walls moulding and trim, Pre-War apartment,