Since primitive age we have seen how cavemen had decorated the caves they inhabited through paintings, sculptures and carvings.
Man has always made a conscious effort to make his surroundings look better and liveable. Even today when a new home or office is purchased there are options galore for decor.
The various types of home decor artwork options that are available now are outlined below.
Glasswork or glass art is a type of home decor that has figurines and structures designed using pieces of glass.
These glass showpieces look bright and vibrant as they reflect light and appear to be very attractive.
The other type of glass art is that of glass painting which is usually adorned with light in the background to make it look more attractive.
Folk art is another simple way to decorate your home with. It consists of paintings, needlework, sculptures and other handicrafts. Since these objects are handmade, they can be customized to suit your requirements and help in providing a personalized look to your home decor.
Wall tapestries and furniture also needs to be considered as an important home decor. Some are passed on as heirlooms and has a unique old world charm to it.
These are available nowadays at garage sales or in certain auctions, but need to be checked if they are in good condition.
Old stylish armchairs or grandfather clocks are some of the popular objects that add grandeur to the room and make it look majestic.
Other home decors include beautiful huge photographs that are mounted on the wall. The most popular themes include nature close-up shots such as animal life or scenic beauty. Dramatic landscapes, sports scenes or portraits are popular subjects for decorating the walls. The other themes that are popular in modern art are abstract themes and as well as erotic art which can be seen adorning the walls of offices, professionals workplaces or clubs and restaurants.
Art and home decor go hand in hand as most work of art is meant to adorn the drawing room walls or the study room or the space above the fireplace for most people.
While the rich and the famous may have the exquisite and expensive paintings or antique furniture as their showpiece, others may cherish a painting done by a family member or an artifact bought at a local store as their home decor.