Photo4me Consumer Blog
Spring is finally here,
and no doubt you’re thinking about giving your home a bright new look ready for
the sunny season.
Whether you are looking for
guidance into new ideas, or you have your own that you just want to refine
further: we have been bringing you all the latest in wall art trends to inspire
you to maintain your interiors ‘a la mode’. So, let’s get a pair of scissors
and some glue to start our mood boards!
Photography has been considered an
art form for many years, as a result, interior designers will often choose to
use photographs and wall art to aid their creative expression.
During the early 20's, avant-garde artists started engaging with it for its
association with technology and science- initially the reason it was disapproved
of by many artisans, half of a century earlier.
This continuous link with
technology, science and art has seen photography evolve throughout the years
influenced by art movements, engaging a diversity of styles, materials and
subjects on trend.
As you may have seen in our
recent Style4You email newsletter series, It’s all about the 70's theme this
season. Here we can delve deeper into the elements to be found within the 70’s
trend, characterised by the variety of colours, shapes and materials that are hot
We want you to feel
inspired to experiment with these current state-of-the-art trends and get
creative yourself as you choose a palette and materials for the look of each
One trend that hasn’t been referenced
in our previous communications is the use of fabrics and texture. This theme
has inspired some photographers to take pictures of fabrics or simply, textures
that resemble woven materials, manipulating images to create abstract effects
not possible using fabric alone.
The infographic mosaic
below reflects the range of styles relevant in the broad 70’s concept and
featuring a few photographers who have identified and adopted contemporary
trends here at Photo4me.
Among these photographs we found
funky, abstract and saturated images that can provide statement pieces for your
interiors. Some of them combine complex textures, movement and reflection,
creating retro and dynamic compositions.
We have also featured some
photographs composed by the use of warm metals and materials, which would give
a sharp and elegant finish to your interior space. But there are many more to
choose from within the 350k + images to be found in Photo4Me so get exploring
to find something Unique and Stylish for your home!
A photograph can transmit
serenity, nostalgia or joy. It can express something meaningful to you as well
as your taste in art. It has the power to add value to a room and play with
emotions that sometimes cannot be described with words. It is important to
choose photographs correctly as energy will be transmitted through into the
interior space. It is essential then, to above all, choose photographs that you
can stop and admire and feel connected with.