Displaying photos and art on the walls of your home is a great way to incorporate your personal style and showcase your favourite memories and collected pieces, but you don’t have to follow traditional rules when it comes to hanging.
Today we look at some creative grouping options to consider when hanging your frames that can create a more artistic look, and inject a bit of personality into your condo.
1. Single Frame Focal Point
The most standard option is the single frame hanging as a focal point. Bonus design points for installing a light above the piece, for emphasis.
This example doesn’t show a frame, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t use one in this format. Pick a frame that fits not just your art, but your space.
2. Grid Design
The grid design works in a single row, or multiple rows. This example shows four equally sized frames spaced alike and hung level on the wall. An alternate option could see two or three rows of smaller frames, for a multi-level grid.
For an interesting spin on this design choice, slice one large photo into equal pieces and hang them in the smaller frames.
3. Asymetrical Collage
This collage design is a little less balanced and a little more unexpected. Choose different sized and coloured frames or, for a more cohesive grouping, pair different sized frames of the same, or similar colour.
Focus on finding frames that you love and play with your layout on the floor until you find one that you love.
4. Stacked Cluster
Like the Asymmetrical Collage, the Stacked Cluster gives you the opportunity to mix and match frame sizes to showcase the art and photos you love, without taking up a large amount of wall space. To achieve the stacked option, select similar frames with flat edges that can be aligned directly against each other.
This option is great for smaller rooms with little wall space.
5. Get Creative
For a completely outside the box grouping, create your own frames from other materials, such as reclaimed wood or metal. Just be sure to measure and fit your frame to the standard print sizes of your photos.
Big or small, you can show off your DIY skills and impress your guests!