Interior decorating

A series of mirrors adds interest to this living room.

Most people hang artwork and mirrors too high to create an aesthetically pleasing look. In theory, art and mirrors should be displayed in relationship to the furniture or object below it. In many cases, hanging artwork or mirrors so the centerline falls within the range of 54 to 57 inches above the floor works best. Looking for art and mirror tips? We’ve assembled some of our favorites.

Interior decorating

Mirrors hung in a grid act like visual windows in this master bedroom.

Do:

Hang identical abstract pieces of art in a series.

Substitute artwork for mirrors along long walls and hallways.

Use classic or black-and-white prints to create interest.

Add mirrors in a windowless space to help give the illusion of windows.

Consider telling a color story through the use of mirrors and artwork.

Interior decorating

A mirror at the end of a hallway creates a visual focus.

Don’t:

Forget to pay attention to what objects are reflected in mirrors.

Forget to add pops of color into a room through the use of artwork.

Hang artwork or mirrors that are too small, as it will visually clutter a space.

Overlook the opportunity to create vignettes with hung artwork and mirrors.

Be afraid to frame travel prints captured during that favorite vacation, or even children’s artwork.

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