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How to choose art for your home based on your style

Artwork can play a huge role in the way you style your home. No matter what kind of design you navigate toward, designer Andrew Pike has three different ways to styles your home. 

Canadiana style

“Courage, My Word” is an oil painting by Toronto-based Tony Taylor.  The subject of his work revolves around public figures and the animals he believes represent them. This picture depicts Canadian-legend Gord Downie as a courageous brown bear.

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Minimalist style 

Anna Medeveda is an impressionist artist who experiments with abstract concepts, hard-edge, colour-field painting on mono-prints paper.

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Traveler style

Elena Balkos is a Toronto-based seascape and travel photographer that explores the themes of escapism and discovery. This photograph titled “Pink Umbrellas” aims to evoke feelings of joy and peacefulness.

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