All about art

Posted on Sun, 30 Jun 2019 by KiM

I’m always on the hunt for new art for my home, so I was stoked when the folks from ArtPhotoLimited (a start-up based in France who just launched in the UK) ed me recently. My absolute favourite medium is photography so this was right up my alley as they offer a wide range of fine art quality photographs in limited editions. The themes of their art are broad – wildlife, movies, vintage, landscape, street, sport, and many more including my favourite – architecture. I selected the photo above for my upcoming living room refresh. It’s a limited edition of 30 titled La lanterne by photographer Strec Gil from Metz, France. I chose 90x60cm and it was sent to me unframed (they offer framing) so off I went to Ikea and chose what ended up being a really terrible quality frame (the Lomviken, but I guess at $35 I deserved a frame that barely stayed together and bowed in the middle, though maybe because I could not use the mat?). It is printed on beautiful pigment baryta paper and I was very pleased with how sharp the photo turned out. I’m excited to get my new sofa and rug and see it all in place. Thanks ArtPhotoLimited!

While on the subject of art, I had to share this absolutely stunning home of painter Aurel Basedow in Lake Como. Aurel’s abstract art is gorgeous in his home, particularly the resin-finished pieces against the chalk?lime? painted walls. (And those hex tile floors!!!) Breathtaking! Via MilK Decoration, photos by Mads Mogensen

Suzanne Melton says:

When the first image appeared on my screen, my thought was, “Cool! Li found a designer with her own design esthetic!”

Beautiful photo and it works so well in your home.

KiM says:

LOL!!! Thanks Suzanne!!

Taste of France says:

Sorry I don’t want a photo–I want that ceiling! Actually I want that entire building, but I would be happy with just the ceiling.

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