Gina Parr and Ian Hoskin met as Fine Art postgrads at Middlesex Polytechnic in North London. Gina was practising as a Performance Artist, while Ian was focusing on developing his career in Photography. Both artists went on to work in telly, Gina as a Set Designer and Ian as a freelancer for the BBC Picture Publicity Department. Ian continued on his own photographic projects, originally working with film and print in the darkroom before making a move to digital. Gina, meantime, left her Performan
For Vinterior Founder and CEO Sandrine Zhang Ferron, it’s all about vintage. Sandrine’s sense of style isn’t just limited to her choice in furniture, and like her taste for interiors, Sandrine’s taste in art is eclectic. Find out what kind of works she collects and discover her top pieces on Rise Art.
The founders of interior design and decoration practice Salvesen Graham are an art loving duo. For Nicole Salvesen and Mary Graham, art is a key player in their interiors projects. Plus they're active enthusiasts and collectors themselves. We find out more about the Salvesen Graham founders and their passion for art.
Q&A with Rise Art Prize judge, Neo Maditla. Neo is Editor in Chief of DesignIndaba.com, the leading design and creativity platform in South Africa. She is a seasoned writer with experience in print, TV and online.
Art expert and interiors blogger Liz Lidgett tells us exactly why art and interior design are a match made in heaven.
There's never been a better or more easy time to discover and buy art, and to think about starting an enriching art collection - it's not as out of reach as you might think. Follow these top 5 tips for the new collector and you'll be well on your way to kickstarting your collection.
Many of us city dwellers sacrifice a lot to be in the centre of it all - including wall space. Yet, despite our lack of areas for display, you can still build a meaningful and enjoyable art collection that will feel at home in yours. Scale back, think small, and build that diverse collection you’ve always wanted.
Spring is in the air, and we’re feeling especially inspired today, letting our minds drift past the confines of our office and picking our wish list of works to put a smile on your face. Discover some of our brightest, most sanguine works and be inspired to invest in your happiness.
Pattern; you either love it or loathe it – for some, it can feel too busy and cluttered, for the pattern enthusiast, more is simply more. Wherever you stand on pattern, there is no denying that it’s taking the interior design world by storm this year.
Styling with exotic art in your home is a wonderful way to infuse your space with a touch of greenery and achieve the trend of the moment, and we’ve selected some luscious and lively artworks to inspire you to do just that.