Hang Art Like a Pro
Put these masterful tips to work and tame your bare walls with beautiful artwork.
Think Inside the Block
It's a good idea to think in terms of groups or blocks of art. Be creative -- mix prints, paintings, and drawings with plates or brackets or photographs. As you consider your grouping, take inspiration from the frames. The width of the frames can dictate the spacing between pieces. In general, you should hang larger pieces over smaller ones, unless the frame of the smaller piece is heavier. If you have several pieces from the same artist, try blocks of four, six, nine, etc., so they can be viewed as a single entity, as shown here. "Hang work from different artists in a less strict manner to emphasize each piece's uniqueness.
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