Office artworks that reflect the ambience and ethos of a particular company or business are often the easiest and most cost effective way of decorating a work space. It is crucial, however, to be careful when selecting an original work of art, as what works well in one business may not be relevant in another.
Conservative businesses such as banks, law firms and chartered accountants will no doubt feel more comfortable with pieces that conform to a more conventional genre.
Popular South African corporate art that imparts a traditionalist message includes oils of significant historical moments, land and seascapes in neutral colours or framed antique maps.
South Africaís creative industry includes advertising, architecture, design, fashion, film and music companies. Vibrant, colourful, flamboyant works of art will certainly not be out of place in these trend setting businesses.
Different areas of a work space may well necessitate different art styles or genres. Art for a reception area, for instance, should be bright, welcoming and re-assuring, creating a positive and favourable impression with visitors.
The wonderful mixed media landscapes of life in the townships by Frank Ross and Katherine Ambrose are happy, delightful adornments that will enhance any area, so too are the bright and colourful portraits and landscapes created by Selwyn Pekeur in an astonishing array of single and mixed media.
Abstract art has a reputation of enlivening an area as well as encouraging the mind to roam freely, an element that aids and abets problem-solving.
Although corporate art is largely about creating an attractive work space, works of art are known to inspire and motivate creativity and productivity in the work place. A beautiful environment, whether natural or man-made, is an elixir that enhances the overall well-being of an individual.
One way to achieve synergy between an art work and the work place is to commission an artist to produce a unique piece of art specifically tailored to fit in with your overall requirements.
Fine Art Portfolio arranges personal or corporate commissions by select artists. Browse the site and find an artist, style, technique or colour palette that best suites your needs and contact s directly on +27 (0)21 433 0908 or simply email your request to us on firstname.lastname@example.org.