A common principle of interior design is to ensure every room has a focal point. Introducing large scale photographic prints is a great way to do this. Not only does this style create a talking point, it is an opportunity to stamp your own personal style on your home.
Ocean, wildlife or landscape photographic prints are a popular choice due to their ability to completely open and transform a space. Read on to discover how to use ocean, wildlife, and landscape photographic prints in your home.
Why we need nature-inspired photographic prints in our homes
Put simply, it brings life to a space - something which ocean, wildlife, and landscape photographic prints are uniquely positioned to do.
A skilfully composed photographic artwork has the ability to engage the viewer, evoke emotion and set a specific tone for a space. Additionally, with endless style and colour options available nature-inspired photographic prints can be used in our homes to tie together a room to create a specific mood.
Photographic prints also offer the opportunity to express yourself - what you love, what is important to you and what you value.
Why choose ocean, wildlife, and landscape photographic prints
Placement of nature inspired pieces can bring inspiration and insight into any space, as Craig Parry explains: ‘Through my work I seek to present subjects in their natural environment in a manner which aims to connect audiences with nature.’
Often portraying the obvious as abstract, Craig's images are engaging and beautiful at the same time.
‘I view my ocean, wildlife, and landscape photographic prints as an opportunity to instil a respect for and love of the environment and promote conservation,’ said Craig Parry. ‘Artwork also has the ability to stir up a memory or a feeling, and can evoke powerful emotions when we look at it - and nature is something we are all connected to.’
How to use ocean, wildlife, and landscape photographic prints in your home
So, how do you choose an ocean, wildlife, and landscape photographic print for your home?
When choosing the perfect artwork for your home, your goal will be to get the balance of your space right, whilst also making a statement. Here are a few simple things to keep in mind:
Choose an image that you connect with
Ocean, wildlife, and landscape photographic prints are ideal for this. Whether it be an abstract piece, a specific image of wildlife or a landscape photographic of a place that holds fond memories for you, the options are endless. If you see something and keep coming back to it, then this is likely the one for you.
Consider how the image, size and framing will work in with the existing decor
What overall style is your home? If you’re going for a beach vibe then fresh, crisp ocean inspired images are a clear winner. If you’re after a statement piece then bigger is better. If you’re looking for a piece for the bedroom, you’d want something that invokes feelings of calmness and relaxation. Stand back and consider what you’re working with and what you want to achieve.
Invest in what you love
We are big believers in treating yourself. The right photographic print in your home will be an investment for life. It will help define your days by setting the tone of your home, creating conversation and acting as a statement of who you are. Ocean, wildlife, and landscape photographic prints in particular have a unique ability to soothe, unite and engage.
Don’t be afraid to ask questions
Artists are there to help. They are closely connected to each piece and can help you find the perfect artwork for your home. Hearing about the story behind the ocean, wildlife or landscape photographic print can help you decide if it’s the one for you.