Art for the home

Planning to decorate your walls with Art – Here are some best practices

This article comes to us from our partner Artburt. Artburt has been passionately promoting the cause of Digital Photography as an art form since the last few years. In a discussion with Sriharsha & Siri (Artburt’s founders) last week we briefly were talking about some of the best practices to follow when choosing the wall on which to hang the artwork and a week later I get this ping from Siri that Sriharsha has penned down a formal blog post on the topic. Do appreciate you taking the initiative to do this Sri…thank you. So without much ado…here goes. Nandita The 5 simple steps to choosing the right wall to hang your precious art 1. Direction of Light: A room filled with loads of natural light is obviously the best  for enjoying your art. That said its very important that we also consider the direction of the light entering the room […]

Objects of Art for the Home

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My article above was published in Deccan Herald today. You may read it here http://www.deccanherald.com/content/535128/art-homes-sake.html However…..since, as readers of this blog, you are special – I am posting the unedited, original and the much cooler version of the same article for you below.  As always, will welcome any thoughts, inputs & suggestions —————— Art for the Home and a Home for Art I remember my elder sister, long number of years back, never coming back empty handed from any of the home improvement fairs that used to be a regular affair in our neighborhood. Be it tribal art, handicrafts, monkey faces made from coconuts, wall hangings, stone carvings from Orissa, we saw it all. You may ask what this bit of family history has got to do with our topic on Art for the home. When I started thinking through the topic I went back to the core question of what […]