Nothing makes a home look more complete than an array of art embellishing surrounding walls. A pricey luxury some might say, but artwork really does not have to cost the earth. With the advent of Etsy and Instagram alike it has never been easier to source and buy wall prints for a fraction of the original price. If you are looking for a budget friendly home upgrade, adding wall prints is a great solution. In this video Claire and Elaine have teamed up with Fleetwood Paints to share their insider knowledge on favourite artists, where they source affordable wall prints and why investing in good frames is always a good idea.
House Edit’s Top Wall Print Outlets:
1. Damn Fine Print:
Damn Fine Print is a screen print & risograph studio, shop and gallery based in Stoney Batter, Dublin. Limited edition prints range from €15 – €280. Some of our favourite artists & printmakers include Neolia Tramullas, Peter Donelly, Brian Gallagher, Chris Judge, Lauren O’Neill, Neill Dunne, and Deirdre Breen. All can be purchased online at damnfineprint.com or why not drop by the studio and take a screen printing class to create your very own masterpiece.
2. Jam Art Factory:
Jam Art Factory is an independent gallery and design shop on Patrick Street and in Crown Alley, Temple Bar, Dublin. Set up by brothers Mark and John in 2011, it showcases art and design including ceramics, textiles, jewellery, street art, prints and a whole lot more. The perfect site for browsing jamartfactory.com and jamartprints.com but a visit to the shop is a must. Some amazing artists stocked include John Rooney, Jando Designs, Claudine O’Sullivan and Pat Byrne.
3. Nelly Duff:
Nelly Duff gallery in London’s East End, exhibits editions and original pieces from artists at the forefront of the street, tattoo and graphic art world. Nelly Duff was one of the first physical spaces to exhibit street art internationally. You can find both original artworks and limited edition prints at nellyduff.com.
4. Society 6:
Society 6 is home to hundreds of thousands of artists from around the globe, uploading and selling their goods, from art prints to cushions. There is a lot to see but you won’t be long finding your masterpiece at society6.com Irish talent includes Gary Reddin of Reddin Designs.
Etsy is a marketplace where people around the world connect, both online and offline, to make, sell and buy unique goods, from artwork to jewellery. A vast display but definitely worth checking out from both a quality and price point of view.
House Edit’s top Artists:
Lola Donoghue, is a painter and illustrator living and working in Galway. Lola’s work is light and fresh, characterized predominantly by a white-on- white palette, layered with a mix of muted pastel colours and splashes of bright neon. Lola’s original Acrylic and Oil Paintings, Fine Art Prints and Fashion Illustrations are on her website at LolaDonoghue.com and her etsy shop.
U.K. artist and Interior designer Rebecca Loftus established ‘The Loft And Us’ to provide classically cool and playful limited edition artwork and home accessories. Rebecca’s work is eclectic, fresh and vibrant with a contemporary twist. Original artwork & limited edition prints come in many styles from abstract, monochrome, neon, to new age typography. theloftandus.com
Andrea Flanagan is an Irish Artist & Photographer. Colour is one of the main focuses in her work, where she likes to create textures & shapes. Her paintings are influenced by the structures that we find in nature, with one of her collections being influenced by the Icelandic landscape. Andrea’s prints can be purchased on Andrea Flanagan Art through Etsy.
Kady Berry is an Irish artist and designer living and working in
Cork. Coming from a background in fashion has greatly influenced her style. Using encaustic, a wax based paint; she creates expressive, vibrant abstract pieces with an emphasis on detail. Kady’s original paintings can be purchased on her etsy shop Kady Berry Art.