Seven Deadly Sins of Design
You can improve any room by avoiding these common decorating mistakes.
We're not talking about art that is unusually thought-provoking. We mean art that's literally floating out in that void somewhere high above the sofa. Art should relate to the furniture below it. A rule of thumb is to separate artwork and furniture by no more than 10 inches. In the example at left, the artwork follows the lines of the desk for a compelling arrangement.