Enter the Void: 13 Empty Frames as Decor by

Issue 95 · Gothic Influence · October 21, 2013

Enter the Void: 13 Empty Frames as Decor

Issue 95 · Gothic Influence · October 21, 2013

Spotted lately: empty frames as decor, either grouped on a wall or propped against a window. Sometimes less is more.

Black Painted Frames Remodelista

Above: Frames painted the same color as the wall; via Janet Lee on Casa Sugar.

Empty Frame with Coral Remodelista

Above: An empty frame with sculptural wire hanger; via Ethan and Ollie.

Nacho Polo Frames Painted White Remodelista

Above: White painted frames in a project by Madrid-born, Miami-based designer Nacho Polo, via Yatzer.

Ink Sack Chalkboard Sign Remodelista

Above: Vintage frames at Ink Sack in LA. Photo via Grub Street.


Above: An empty frame in a Philadelphia loft by Qb3.

Civico Maison Malatesta Frames Remodelista

Above: A wall of vintage frames in the Malatesta Maison B&B in Italy.

Tine K Empty Frames Remodelista

Above: A Halloween-worthy arrangement by Tine K Home.

Hitoshi Uchida Mantel  byThe Selby / Remodelista

Above: Antiques dealer Hitoshi Uchida's mantel; via The Selby.

Hydrangea Garland Empty Frame Remodelista

Above: Over at Gardenista, our own Justine Hand shows us how to make dried hydrangea garlands. To see Justine's Cape Cod cottage—with more of her artful frame vignettes—buy our new book, Remodelista, A Manual for the Considered Home.

Tine K Home Empty Frames MIrrors Remodelista

Above: A mix of silver and gold accessories in a room by Tine K Home.


Above: A circular empty frame adds a modern geometric note in an otherwise classic room designed by London-based Suzy Hoodless.

Empty Frames Emma Thompson Remodelista

Above: An empty frame collage by stylist Emma Thomas spotted on Desire to Inspire

Above: An empty frame in a tableau by Tine K Home.


Above: A mix of empty and filled frames styled by Louisa Grey.

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