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“The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.” – William Morris
The wonder of photography in interior design is that it brings all the beauty and detail of the world for you to enjoy at home each and every day.
It’s one of the most eclectic forms of art, a crowd pleaser in the truest sense of the word in that there’s something for every taste under the sun.
Keen to start focusing on what’s important in life? Join us as we take a tour of some of the most popular photography themes.
Architectural photography is not just for lovers of buildings and towns, it’s also for those who adore abstractionism. Step outside the classic landscape as a whole new world of awe opens up before your eyes.
Black and white photography can add a funky edge to a room’s interior, no matter how basic or elaborate the furnishings are. Monochrome is the quintessential ‘high art’, making it a wonderful way to excite a space.
3. Urban Life
Animate a room with art photography. Whether literal or surreal, there is something sassy about photography that pokes fun at urban life.
We can’t all live by the water, but we can bring a bit of that lifestyle home. Sunsets are that magical piece of nature that light up the sky – something stylishly spectacular for an indoor wall.
Transform a cold, lifeless space to something warm and alive using waterfall photography, courtesy of Mother Nature and all her green goodness.
Inspire healthy eating by creating a fun, fresh home full of delicious colour thanks to food photography. Love your goodies? Then opt for delicious meal and dessert photography, all completely guilt-free.
Many like to assume something that’s vintage is either old or old-fashioned, but there’s nothing old about vintage photography. It simply takes the best of the best from an era to include as a focal feature in a room for class and warmth.
Whether it’s to help inspire or to help remember, travel photography is a terrific way to combine art and adventure for a home that will satisfy your wanderlust.
Everyone loves marvelling at reflections and professional photographers have the knack to capture them for posterity. Use colours from nature to design a home that will make you feel part of rather than separate from the world outside.
Enthrall your wall with a beach bliss bomb full of brilliant blues and sandy neutrals, a colour scheme that adds a sense of space and serenity to a room.
Surrealist photography isn’t for everyone, but it’s a popular choice for those who love to create spaces that are a bit different. Give your home a talking point with eclectic photographic art that combines the real and the imagined.
Boom. Crash. Storm art! While you’re (hopefully) safe from the impacts of a wild storm, photographers are out there chasing them. And thank goodness for that. The results can be striking (forgive the pun!).
Sports photography is a perfect way to individualise a room whether it’s a boy’s room, girl’s room, man cave or woman’s retreat. Choose something they love and find an exhilarating shot to wow hearts and minds.
Romance using red, beguile using purple or fascinate using pastel pink. Whatever your colour choice, floral photography – unlike its real life muse – lives on and on. We all love flowers.
Whether it’s a vast tree tunnel or a colourful close up, forest photography brings the best of the outside world in. Forests are an interior design winner for both home and office environments.