It is often the case for many houses to put artworks on their interior design to add more meaning to each room. Giving more beauty to a space in your house is exciting, right? And when you choose to buy artworks for your design, you will surely grasp the importance of having art in your place. Devin Fitzpatrick Art Consultants wants you to express yourself on your design as well by putting unique and special art that you like.
Art can provide both energy and elegance according to some art professionals. You will often see on known interior design magazines the importance of including art in decorating a home or office spaces. The inclusion of art is usually recommended to bring out the positive feelings from each person entering a room with artworks.
Consider buying local artworks if you’re currently searching for art pieces to put on the walls of your house. Local artists offer beautiful, quality and original art, and are typically inexpensive, so this is a win-win situation. To add a personal touch, you can customize its frame according to your likings.
Ensuring a good art for your home needs you to follow some steps, and the important ones are provided in the following paragraphs by Devin Fitzpatrick Art Consultants. Rest assured because each is very easy to follow.
Putting frames on the art is advised to make it look better and to add some style. Don’t worry if you put it on a cheap frame because you can modify it to give it a brand new and a personal touch. Framing art can also protect it from the harsh environment.
Balance the tone and scale of the artworks on your interior. If you’re going with different genres, ensure to still match the tone and scale of everything you put in a room. If you’re into black and white photographs and want to add more art of the similar feel, you can go with charcoal drawings or monochromatic paintings.
Create a beautiful collage on wide walls. If you have a lot of small art pieces, you can put them all together beautifully. For example, if you’re fond of mirrors, you can put different sizes of it on the wall to end up with an amazing mirror collage.
Stick with your concept or theme. The very first thing to consider in decorating your interior with artworks is choosing a theme, and after you decided with one, remain focus on it. Your theme could be categorized into two: traditional or modern. Choose soft and classical pieces for the traditional theme, while cutting-edge or contemporary art pieces for a modern theme.
Reading magazines about art decorating can also help you gather more useful information. Collect décor magazines and visit related blogs for a lot of good ideas. Write down all the ones that caught your interest.
Learn about the meaning of each artwork that you buy to better appreciate its value so that no matter how many years it is hanged on the wall, you will never get tired looking at it.
As mentioned earlier, make sure that there’s balance in your interior design. Carefully plan where you will put each art piece and after everything is organized, ask yourself if what you’ve done provided the right impression and have a good balance between its content, color, and shape.
Achieving stability is also important. Every piece should have a positive relationship to one another and should contribute to the consistency of your design. You may arrange the pieces according to their medium, genre, artist or color.
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Devin is gepassioneerd over het ontwerpen van ruimten voor kunst en ook de integratie van kunst in bestaande ruimten. Van ingebruikneming unieke kunstwerken, kopen van lokale galerieën of aankoop van kleinhandelsWebsites, DFI kan helpen in elke kunst gerelateerde capaciteit en werken binnen een budget te kapelaan en artwork voor uw huis of commerciële ruimte. Met een graad in Art History en een certificaat in decoratieve en Fine Art beoordeling Studies aan de NYU heeft Devin een getrainde begrip van de waarde van kunst. Haar specifieke interesse is in de relatie tussen kunst en ruimte en ze onderzocht de betekenis van kleur, textuur, plaatsing, schaal en context van kunst in de ruimte in haar Tesi, "De interrelatie van Art en ruimte: een onderzoek laat de 19e en vroege twintigste eeuw Europese schilderkunst" die de Joel Polsky Achievement Award ontvangen de ASID Educational Foundation en is gekenmerkt in de IIDA Knowledge Center. Ze was een Graduate stage bij het National Gallery of Art in het ontwerp en de installatie departement benoemd en diende op de Washington State University's selectie Kunstcommissie.
Devin is passionate about designing spaces for art and also incorporating art into existing spaces. From commissioning unique works of art, buying from local galleries or purchasing from retail websites, DFI can help in any art related capacity and work within any budget to curate and place artwork for your home or commercial space. With a degree in Art History and a certificate in Decorative and Fine Art Appraisal Studies from NYU, Devin has a trained understanding of the value of art. Her specific interest is in the relationship of art and space and she explored the significance of color, texture, placement, scale and context of art in space in her master’s thesis, "The Interrelationship of Art and Space: An Investigation Of Late 19th And Early Twentieth Century European Painting" which received the Joel Polsky Achievement Award from the ASID Educational Foundation and is featured in IIDA’s Knowledge Center. She was appointed a Graduate Internship at the National Gallery of Art in the Design and Installation Department and served on Washington State University's Art Selection Committee.
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GALVESTON – Beachgoers arriving at the Galveston seawall this weekend will find a far more spacious beach to relax on following the pumping of more than 1 million cubic yards of sand along 3.5 miles of badly eroded beach.
The $19.5 million effort to pump sand taken from a sand bar in the Houston Ship Channel ended March 27 as the last batch of sand slurry plopped onto the new beach near 61st Street, said Reuben Trevino, operations manager for the Galveston Park Board.
"Come on down and enjoy the beach," said Kelly de Schaun, executive director of the park board.
Beachgoers will see the formerly narrow strip of beach extended to about 300 feet from the seawall. The beach is designed to gradually erode and form a slope until it stabilizes at about 150 feet, Trevino said. He said the process should take about two weeks.
The project got underway more than two months ago after numerous delays but was completed well ahead of the May 13 deadline set by the park board. The contractor would have faced penalties of $1,500 for each day it went past the deadline.
The contractor began by extending more than 4 miles of pipe from a sand deposit known as Big Reef, putting much of it offshore to avoid beach that fronted private property east of the seawall.
East Beach and Stewart Beach, on the eastern end of the island, are in an area where sand is collecting, keeping the beaches healthy. However, the beaches roughly west of 12th Street are eroding all the way to the western end of the island.
The contractor, New Jersey-based Weeks Marine Inc., began pumping sand onto eroding beaches at about 12th Street and gradually extended the pipeline as new beach was created.
The pipeline eventually extended more than 7 miles from the sand bar in the Houston Ship Channel to the project's end point at 61st Street. The pipe is now being taken apart.
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The new beach will help act as a barrier from storm surges and boost the Galveston economy by keeping the beach a prime tourist attraction, de Schaun said.
The park board plans to use sand from Army Corps of Engineers dredging operations to maintain its beaches. The new sections of beach would probably need maintenance in about five years.
The board hopes to get money set aside by BP for coastal restoration following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill that can be used for beach replenishment projects in 2018 and 2020, de Schaun said.
The two new projects would add to Babe's Beach west of 61st Street, built in 2015 in an area where erosion had wiped away all traces of beach more than 65 years earlier. The projects would shore up the existing Babe's Beach and extend it westward toward the end of the seawall.
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The replenishment of the beach in front of the seawall is the third since 1995. The last beach renourishment was in 2009, when sand was hauled by truck to restore stretches chewed away by Hurricane Ike in September 2008.
The bulk of financing for the project has come from $15.5 million that originally was intended to help finance a $40 million beach restoration project for sections west of the seawall, the largest replenishment effort ever planned on the Texas Gulf Coast.
The project was scuttled after a Texas Supreme Court ruling in 2012 left in doubt whether the Texas Open Beaches Act applied to the west end of Galveston Island and raised the possibility that the beaches there were held by beachfront property owners. Then-Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson yanked the project, arguing that tax dollars could not be used to enhance private property.
The Land Office provided $2.7 million for the recently completed project and the Park Board and city of Galveston contributed $1.2 million.
A Galveston County man has sued H-E-B and RediClinic after he claims he fainted inside a Rediclinic at an unnamed store.
A Galveston County man has sued H-E-B after he claims he fainted inside a Rediclinic at an unnamed store.
A Galveston County man has filed a lawsuit against H-E-B and the grocer's in-store clinic, RediClinic, after he said he was injured while having blood drawn.
The suit, filed April 5 in Harris County Court by Raymundo Calvillo-Luna, does not specify the H-E-B store where the alleged incident occurred or the date of the incident.
Calvillo alleges in his petition that he had blood drawn as part of a physical at the H-E-B Rediclinic.
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"On the third unsuccessful attempt to draw blood, Calvillo fainted, fell to the floor, struck his head on the concrete floor, and had a grand mal seizure," the petition states. "He was taken by ambulance to St. John's Methodist Hospital and was diagnosed with a concussion and post-concussion syndrome."
Calvillo claims the clinic should not have allowed him to remain standing up while the technician drew his blood. He also claims the clinic failed to diagnose or treat the alleged head injury.
Calvillo seeks between $200,000 and $1 million in compensation, according to the petition.
H-E-B declined to comment on this pending litigation.