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Graphics in the interior: 75 ways to create an original art space at home

Graphics in the interior – a trend in interior fashion, which allows with the help of virtuoso art objects to radically change the perception of the environment.

Atmospheric loft-style bedroom. The graphics in the interior look very harmonious in the form of a large world map on the entire wall

Atmospheric loft style bedroom. A graphical world map on the wall emphasizes the monochrome interior

Graphics in the interior can turn the trivial look of the house into a picturesque art space, decorated with black and white paints and drawings with interesting subjects. The use of illustrations in the interior creates expressive focal points and visually modifies the structure of the living space.

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The original solution for the design of the workspace with graphic drawings on the entire wall

The original solution for the design of the workspace with graphic drawings on the entire wall

Dream catcher over the head of the bed in the bedroom in delicate cream colors.

Dream catcher over the head of the bed in the bedroom in delicate cream colors.

A very fresh solution for the design of the dining area, despite the advantage of black and white, bright yellowish accents dilute the monochrome interior

A very fresh solution for the design of the dining area, despite the advantage of black and white, bright yellowish accents dilute the interior monochrome

The role of graphic art in the interior

From time immemorial, graphic drawings adorned a person’s dwelling, giving his appearance unique features. Many artists actively used charcoal sticks and pencils to draw paintings on canvases and illustrations on the walls..

Interesting graphics with lighting in the interior of a cozy cafe in bright colors

Interesting graphics with lighting in the interior of a cozy cafe in bright colors

The picturesque objects of art found in the interior magnetically attract the eye of others, admiring the subtlety of performance and trying to unravel the plot of the painted composition. therefore drawings depicted on accent walls, ceilings, furniture and other details of the decor, – a popular way to highlight the central components of an interior painting, an effective method of combining functional areas and space into a single whole.

Large studio room in a spacious apartment in gray tones. The spotlight is a large, voluminous abstraction on the wall above the sofa that maintains the overall mood of the room.

Large studio room in a spacious apartment in gray tones. The spotlight is a large volumetric abstraction on the wall above the sofa, which supports the general mood of the room

Important! Graphics are interpreted as a form of visual art that uses a monochrome palette of colors: black, white and grey colour. In the process of creating drawings, straight lines, images of different geometric shapes, strokes, contours, tonal contrast of light and dark tones are used..

Minimalist living room with original graphics on a dark gray wall by the sofa. Please note that a small emphasis on red colors can dilute the monochrome interior.

Minimalist living room with original graphics on a dark gray wall by the sofa. Please note that a small emphasis on red colors can dilute the monochrome interior.

From the designers’ point of view, the graphics on the walls in the interior, decorated with achromatic colors, are ideal for decorating offices, home offices, libraries and other parts of the house where the situation should prevail, conducive to a work process or intellectual leisure. A neutral palette of colors promotes creativity and fruitful activity, as the calm range of colors does not irritate or distract attention from certain tasks.

A very atmospheric dining area in black and white with graphic elements in the interior and two paintings in the same spirit

A very atmospheric dining area in black and white with graphic elements in the interior and two paintings in the same spirit

Despite the limited selection of paints for drawing, according to A. Ber, “graphics are a special world of expressive possibilities, where black, white and gray color interact with each other in an infinite number of options.” It is difficult to disagree with the German artist, because black and white drawings can add a touch of novelty to the interior picture, and solve many design problems:

A small living room in pastel colors with graphic elements on the pillow covers and delicate drawings as part of

A small living room in pastel colors with graphic elements on the pillow covers and delicate drawings as part of

  • to form a visual center for interior composition;
  • blur the line between functional areas in a studio apartment;
Original graphic prints on pillows in the loft room of the living room of a private house

Original graphic prints on pillows in the loft room of the living room of a private house

  • to simulate the asymmetric configuration of residential premises – visually increase the height of the ceiling when decorating the wall with a vertical image that goes to the ceiling, reduce the length of the high wall due to the image of several parallel horizontal black and white lines drawn in the middle of the wall around the entire perimeter of the room;
Spacious room for a teenager with a large graphic pattern on the whole wall

Spacious room for a teenager with a large graphic pattern on the whole wall

  • shade the expressive line between the elements black and white bathroom trim, kitchen or other living quarters;
The dining area of ​​the kitchen studio in bright colors with graphic ornaments on the covers of the corner ottoman

The dining area of ​​the kitchen studio in bright colors with graphic ornaments on the covers of the corner ottoman

  • create a unique furniture design by applying monochrome images to sofa upholstery or facade wardrobe;
Black and white ornaments on the upholstery of armchairs and cushion cover in the spacious living room of a private house

Black and white ornaments on the upholstery of armchairs and cushion cover in the spacious living room of a private house

  • emphasize the characteristic features of modern design areas – hi-tech and modern;
  • dilute the bright palette of colors of the interior, executed in a manner pop art, boho or kitsch;
Very atmospheric loft room with brickwork on the entire wall and a large graphic pattern in white

Very atmospheric loft room with brickwork on the entire wall and a large graphic pattern in white

  • transform the look of interior details or create a unique decor – draw a dial with ornate patterns or a strict geometric outline on the wall, decorate flower pots or vases ornaments that harmoniously resonate with prints used in the interior.
Large graphic dial imitating watercolor technique

Large graphic dial imitating watercolor technique

The art of creating magnificent compositions using achromatic colors is possessed by units of hyperrealist artists who thoroughly know the rules of the play of light and shadow. Among them, one can distinguish the names of world-famous masters of painting: Stefan de Crook, Matthias Adolfsson, Sandra Javad, Diego Fazio, George Nova, Caesar Del Val, Linda Haber. Reproductions of their paintings depicted with a pencil are often used for auto-tuning, decorating the walls of public institutions and houses, where as primary colors of the interior design palette monochrome tones.

Unusual picture of a graphic illusion in a spacious monochrome living room in bright colors

Unusual picture of a graphic illusion in a spacious monochrome living room in bright colors

Portraits, images of animals, philosophical storylines telling about the global problems of mankind, black and white stripes of life, abstractions that need to unravel the artist’s ideas, will definitely become the main attractions of the house, emphasizing respect for the masters of fine art in graphic design.

Also, graphic drawings can be used to design a children's room, just take a bright and rich color as the basis

Also, graphic drawings can be used to design a children’s room, just take a bright and rich color as the basis

Tip! Unlimited potential has 3D graphics. The interior can take on man-made features if you personally create in a graphic editor a sketch of an image with a plot posting the concept of the chosen stylistic direction, enthusiasm for households or objects that they dream of.

Making one of the walls of a small living room with 3D graphics

Making one of the walls of a small living room with 3D graphics

A sketch of a black and white drawing can be used as a template for creating wallpaper design, decor of mirror facades, stretch ceilings, ceramic tile or modular paintings.

Original drawing in the bedroom. Its simplicity of execution complements the overall mood of the interior.

Original drawing in the bedroom. Its simplicity of execution complements the overall mood of the interior.

Interior Graphics: Terms of Use

The unusual graphic pattern of the kitchen apron is in perfect harmony with the set of light natural wood

The unusual graphic pattern of the kitchen apron is in perfect harmony with the set of light natural wood

To avoid creating a dull atmosphere in rooms where black and white compositions dominate, you need to choose wisely place for the picture. The graphics in the interior looks presentable against a neutral background, due to the decoration with snow-white, pastel light blue, beige or pearl tone. Having chosen such an original way of decorating the inner shell of housing, it is worth remembering the rules for using graphic compositions:

Do not be afraid to experiment: dilute the black and white range with another basic color of the interior. After all, white graphics look very beautiful, for example, on a saturated lilac background

Do not be afraid to experiment: dilute the black and white range with another basic color of the interior. After all, white graphics look very beautiful, for example, on a saturated lilac background

  1. In spacious rooms, volumetric graphics in the interior look advantageous, the photo of which should be selected in the process of creating a design project. With the help of 3D-visualization of the interior, you can visually evaluate many of the nuances of choosing graphic illustrations: evaluate the proportionate and balanced color combinationin and their gradations, choose the dominant color that connects all the other tones, reduce or increase the tonal saturation, stop the selection at the optimal scale of the picture.
    Spacious bright bedroom with an unusual geometric pattern above the head of the bed and a bright accent on bedding with marine motifs

    Spacious bright bedroom with an unusual geometric pattern above the head of the bed and a bright accent on bedding with marine motifs

  2. IN small rooms Black-and-white ornaments, patterns and ethnic motifs look organically. For example, the mandala of the graphic in the interior is able to fill the atmosphere with notes of mystery and sacred magic. The most suitable for the interior, decorated with graphic drawings with geometric components, will be a schematic ornament of Sri Yantra with a frame composed of rectangular elements.
    Original graphic motifs on pillow covers in a bright bedroom.

    Original graphic motifs on pillow covers in a bright bedroom.

  3. In representative areas of the house, it is worth using illustrations with a dynamic character to create the illusion of movement to decorate the walls: a graphic depicting a car traveling at high speed, breaking through the space of a rocket, liner or plane. This will create an energetic emotional atmosphere, charging the driving mood of others during long-awaited meetings with guests.
    Very dynamic abstract picture perfect for decorating the living room

    Very dynamic abstract picture perfect for decorating the living room

  4. Lounge areas should be decorated with static black and white drawings without acute-angled edging and curved lines. Graphics with streamlined outlines and gradual transitions of tones adjust to peace of mind and measured relaxation.
    Bright living room with an unusual graphic pattern and juicy yellow accents in the interior

    Bright living room with an unusual graphic pattern and juicy yellow accents in the interior

  5. Accent walls should be decorated with symmetrical compositions, allowing you to fully consider each part of the graphic pattern.
    Very detailed, eye-catching, graphic composition in a bright living room

    Very detailed, eye-catching, graphic composition in a bright living room

  6. To highlight a pictorial composition, it is worth supplementing it LED backlight or spots aimed at the main dominant of the interior painting.
    Unusual geometric abstraction made in graphic technique.

    Unusual geometric abstraction made in graphic technique.

  7. To make a vivid illustration, decorated in sharply contrasting black and white tones, look organically against the background of an interior with a neutral palette, you should combine it with mirrored panels or chromed metal wall panels capable of reflecting graphic design.
    Bright living room in monochrome tones with framed graphic designs

    Bright living room in monochrome tones with graphic designs framed

  8. With the help of graphic compositions, it is possible to place objects of admiration on the walls of the house, acting as a connecting link between the parts of space that reflect the canons of different interior genres. For example, combine colorful provence with aesthetics mediterranean style with the help of black and white blotches depicting natural motifs and diluting a bright palette of colors.
    To decorate the walls, you can use absolutely any patterns, ornaments, drawings or abstractions.

    To decorate the walls, you can use absolutely any patterns, ornaments, drawings or abstractions.

Tip! There are no strict rules for decorating living space in interior design..

The original solution for decorating walls using wallpaper with graphic drawings

The original solution for decorating walls using wallpaper with graphic drawings

Therefore, you can confidently trust your personal aesthetic taste in the process of transforming the living environment, confidently paint the walls of the house, not being afraid to put a blot in a prominent place, as the modern direction of design welcomes creativity, simplicity and imperfect forms in any manifestation.

Spacious living room with Scandinavian motifs in the interior and fireplace graphic elements

Spacious living room with Scandinavian motifs in the interior and fireplace graphic elements

Variations of graphic compositions

Graphics in the interior can be represented in different ways:

Very bright design of the summer area of ​​a private house, despite the fact that the upholstery is made in black and white ornaments

Very bright design of the summer area of ​​a private house, despite the fact that the upholstery is made in black and white ornaments

  • In the form of a bright pattern executed in the technique of airbrushing. With the help of an airbrush, the master can apply any image to a metal, glass, wooden panel or perfectly evenly plastered wall. Due to the skillful combination of black and white colors, professionals create amazingly beautiful graphic drawings from which it is difficult to look at another detail of the situation. Therefore, so that the surrounding interior items do not fade against the background of dynamic images, it is worth complementing the composition with chords in the form of red-white or yellow-black upholstery armchairs, green or blue curtains, involuntarily distracting attention from impeccably executed graphics on the wall.
Unusual graphic drawing in a minimalist spirit on the wall of a bright living room

Unusual graphic drawing in a minimalist spirit on the wall of a bright living room

  • In the form of painting or frescoes, decorated with achromatic paints. The unique technology of applying black and white images to a wall covered with a thick layer of gesso (soil base). This material is used by icon painters. It emits a subtle glow from the inside, bewitching with a gleam. Such an original kind of graphics will look spectacular in interiors filled with notes of attractive antiquity and genuine luxury: in houses dominated by the aesthetics of vintage, hopscotch, art deco, gothic.
The original kitchen apron with graphic ornaments will complement the interior of a bright studio kitchen

The original kitchen apron with graphic ornaments will complement the interior of a bright studio kitchen

  • In the form of various inscriptions reflecting the basics of lettering (the art of creating drawings using letters written in calligraphic handwriting). Slogans with a positive meaning, life mottos or quotes of idols organically look on the walls painted in plain colors. A huge advantage of using this type of graphics in the interior is the ability to easily modify wall decoration.
Bright studio room with an unusual graphic picture in the form of text. You can write your favorite quotes or motivating phrases like that.

Bright studio room with an unusual graphic picture in the form of text. You can write your favorite quotes or motivating phrases like that.

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