ISSUE 84  |  In the Art Studio

Zero-Cost Wall Art, Pinboard Edition

August 09, 2013 5:00 PM

BY Sarah Lonsdale

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What is it about the universal appeal of a wall collage or pin board? It’s both a source of inspiration and instant art of sorts. Whether it be pages torn from magazines or memos jotted down, a pinboard is a peek into the mind of the creator. Here’s a round up of several on our radar.

Above: A collection of  moody blue images provide a backdrop to this table. Photograph via The Poetry of Material Things.

Above: A collage of images serve as inspiration. French stylist Aurélie Lécuyer’s wall of images via Le Dans La.

Above: A mix of objects hangs from the wall in this photograph by Russell Smith via Desire to Inspire.

Above: Textile designer Matt Dick‘s former studio with a wall of layered images.

Above: Vosges Paris blogger Desiree’s Amsterdam apartment with images pasted on the wall above a clothes rack.

Above: 101 Cookbook’s Heidi Swanson collects imagery for inspiration for her books.

Above: A wall of torn-out pages from magazines provides instant decor as a backdrop to this green sofa via Tina Hellberg.

Above: Fashion and interiors designer Tracy Wilkinson‘s desk. Photograph by Brian Ferry for Freunde von Freunden.

Above: Ceramicist Kirstie Van Noort‘s desk with found objects grouped on the wall above.

For more creative decor idea,s see our post on Graphic Lettering as Art.