There are no hard and fast rules to know when positioning art in your home, especially since each space has a distinct size and distribution. Many people like to place bold art on the room’s accent wall. In a living room, that’s often above the couch or fireplace. In a bedroom, above the bed is ideal. However, there are many exceptions, so if you feel it looks better on another wall, go for it.
First of all, what can actually be defined as art? Well, you’re the only one who can answer that question, which is the true beauty of art. You can decorate your living room, dining room, bathroom and other spaces with anything that you feel adds color, texture or emotion to the room. That includes traditional artwork like paintings, prints and photography. However, there are many sculptural pieces that transform a space just as well. Geometric wall art, wood carvings, tapestries, tiles, old maps and even raw pieces of metal can express your design vision.
Wave goodbye to a plain entryway and welcome coastal flair into your abode with this crisp painting print. Made in the United States, this gallery-worthy poly-cotton canvas instantly adds eye-catching appeal to any foyer. This dynamic design showcases an octopus swimming in the depths of the navy blue sea, complete with multicolored suction cups and sprawling arms that are sure to grip guests' attention as soon as they walk through the door. Hang it over a distressed white console table to...
Expressing yourself is important. It’s the essence of virtually everything around you from the clothes you like to wear to the color of your smartphone case. Fashion statements tell other people something about you and also remind you of what makes you unique. That’s also true when decorating a home. At Pottery Barn, we want you to feel free to create your perfect spaces. All art gives you the tools to do just that. With a huge variety of styles to choose from, discovering pieces that get you excited isn’t hard, so consider some different possibilities.

Home office design not working for you? Try centering this canvas above a clean-lined writing desk in your study, then tuck in a leather-backed chair and roll out a distressed area rug to curate a contemporary ensemble. Made in the USA, this photographic print comes with hanging accessories so you can easily upgrade your space before tackling your projects. This eye-catching addition features a Highland cow with wind-tousled hair facing straight ahead to bring a sleek, yet organic, look to your...


celebrations you’ve both attended, and just quiet moments together. You might dig out an old photo of when you were kids or a shot of you and a friend taking the world by storm in college. Or it might be a photo you just took recently, combined with just the right quote to touch the heart of your loved one. There aren’t many gifts that express your feeling as well as a canvas picture print that keeps your memories alive forever.
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