Art + Design
When it comes to the creative process, most artists are no strangers to experimentation. While many are loyal to the more traditional visual mediums, it seems the majority of modern artists have at one point dabbled in the alluring technique of employing multiple mediums.
Summer may have come and gone, yet Autumn has just begun its seasonal reign.
Photography is not just a staple within the worlds of art and editorial print, but also a medium utilized in everyday life.
Cheer riders on and help welcome the Tour de France this month with cycling inspired artwork! Capture the speed of a healthy competition or lay back and wind down with a cruise through the countryside. Find your own route and enjoy the thrill of cycling with this group of talented artists!
Complimentary color combinations: Orange and Blue, Red and Green, Yellow and Violet. These colors when placed in the same visual space create the most contrast for a dramatic statement. They are unlikely pairs, yet when combined they produce a harmonious effect.
Crisp black and white designs are popping up everywhere in fashion and interior design this season. Get in an elemental mindset with this basic yet sophisticated look- time tested and always a hit. Add a piece to your collection that makes a classic statement and serves as a sleek visual point in any room.
Art inspired by the beauty of nature. The butterfly. A symbol of powerful transformation, lightness of being, finding joy in life and the world of the soul... The delicate, mystical butterfly. An artist's inspiration and muse. Allow this variety of artistic interpretations to take you on a visual & spiritual journey, bringing a marvel of nature onto the walls of your home.
Blown, fused, slumped, cast, carved, etched or cut - glass can be used as a medium in all of these ways and more to create beautiful and delicate objects of art. What is glass made of? How is it formed? Let's answer these questions and take a look at the different forms and functions of this versatile material within the art world.
Merritt Gallery in Haverford This beautiful Brandybend Stone Farmhouse renovation with interior design by Wendy Danziger was featured in Main Line Today. According to Wendy, "They were willing to take chances. They didn’t want it to look like a dark, dated country farmhouse." Merritt Gallery was thrilled to work with Wendy and her clients to find just the right pieces of art for their home. Click here for the full article
Achieve balance, harmony and zen by surrounding yourself with an Eastern allure. A mix of intricate designs and elegant materials will uplift any space in your home. Use natural materials like bamboo and stone with vibrant, warm tones of orange and red. Mix modern and traditional elements to create a space that is layered and exudes serenity.
Go shore chic with images of boats and coastlines. A light palette of dusty sands and ocean blues will do the trick. Keep walls light, mix with eco-friendly furniture and throw in punchy accents in bold patterns to create a layered, soothing space that exudes the relaxation of summer all year long.
A timeless gift. Make this Mother's Day one to remember: forget the fresh flowers that fade all too quickly and give the gift that will last a lifetime. Whether she loves to entertain, decorate or relax at home, art is the perfect way to brighten her day, everyday!
Add a whimsical line or playful polka dots to create a space that feels lively and dynamic. Stripes and dots are fun and a great way to add pattern that can be vibrant and festive or subtle and subdued. Whether you want just a 'dot' or a whole lot, these timeless patterns will never go out of style.