Art Style Files

Explore a variety of Art Style Files that demystify artists, mediums, movements and more. Our Art Style Files comment on and elucidate ancient artistic tradition and emerging trends in the visual arts. Discover the story behind unique styles and the inspiration behind artists whose works are on offer in our online store.

Top Art Style Files

Dig into pieces on popular styles of art with quirky interviews featuring guest curators and insiders. For example, take a glance at The Art of Living - And Coffee and experience what happens when coffee and creativity collide. You can also read about what happens when vintage style and contemporary art come together. We met with the founder of Vinterior, a curated online marketplace for quality pre-owned vintage furniture, to investigate how to master the art of fusing the old with the new.

Must-Read Art Style Files

Among our must-read Art Style Files, get to know one of Copenhagen’s most prestigious collectors in our piece on the man himself, Peter Ibsen, his sophisticated Scandinavian taste and impressive personal art collection. Looking to curate a collection of your own? You may be interested in our interior design blog posts exploring the hottest seasonal trends.

Blogger of the Moment: Kristy and Beth from Design Chic

Our blogger of the moment this month is not one blogger but rather two 'mother and daughter' bloggers, Kristy and Beth, who blog about everything they find beautiful! We've asked them some questions to discover the secret recipe of their amazing relationship and also to learn more about their blog Design Chic.

Art on the Map: Sheung Wan

This week we speak to Tanya (aka Pirate) Bennett, Co-Gallery Director of The Cat Street Gallery, regarding the Art Scene in Sheung Wan and what herself, Mandy d'Abo and those other guys at The Cat Street get up to on a normal day.

Inside the House of The New Victorian Ruralist

James Snowden, founder of The New Victorian Ruralist, is an interior decorator, shopkeeper and, as he styles himself, 'blog curator’ based in Kentucky. In 2011, The London Telegraph named The New Victorian Ruralist one of ‘The 20 Best Interiors Blogs’, and deemed it seductively soulful. James invites Rise Art inside his home.

Blogger of the Moment: Lisa Smith from Decor Girl

Our Blogger of the Moment this week is Lisa Smith, an interior designer, an acrylic artist and, mostly, a passionate of colours, who writes about interior design (that goes without saying!), but also on everything she's passionate about! We've asked her some questions to find out more about her blog Decor Girl and her numerous passions...

Inside the House of blogger Lilyfield Life

Lilyfield Life is authored by Australian blogger Fiona. The blog focuses around transforming your house, without breaking the bank or compromising on quality. Fiona's style involves a lot of whites and muted colours, French with ornate details but not too fussy. She invites us to peruse her dining room.

Blogger of the Moment: Lily Ellis from Birch + Bird!

Our Blogger of the Moment today is Lily Ellis, a blogger from Abbotsford, BC, who shares her creative thoughts and design inspiration through her blog Birch + Bird! We've asked her some questions to discover the story behind Birch + Bird!...

Blogger of the Moment: Courtney Price

Our Blogger of the Moment today is Courtney Price, a New Orleans native's interior designer who blogs about homestyle, home decor and interior design, but also about art, recipes and entertainment. We've asked her some questions to learn more about her and what she describes as her eclectic style...

Inside the House of Alison Cosier

Alison Cosier creator and editor of Style Mummy invites Rise Art to take a step into her 15th century cottage. The room in focus, happens to be her kitchen, a room which poses as a sympathetic marriage of charming, beamy cottage and functional contemporary which works brilliantly.

Blogger of the Moment: Abigail Ahern

Our Blogger of the Moment this month is Abigail Ahern, an internationally renowned interior designer who blogs about her design tastes, new trends and interior design tips. We've asked her some questions to learn more about her and her electric style...

Trendspotting

Now the dust has settled on the big energetic push that is the annual degree and MFA show season, Charlie Levine looks back and highlights the fashions, the trends, and the ones to watch.