IW Link Roundup // July

Need something to read while you commute? Here’s what we’ve been clicking on these days. From dining trends to guest room toi..

Studio Series: Joseph Ford

Indiewalls artist Joseph Ford is truly a one-man show. The London-based photographer shoots editorial and advertising still p..

Spotlight on Miami Artists

Our Indiewalls community features more than 2,000 artists in 100 cities, helping interior designers and Indiewalls curators a..

Summer Design Inspiration

Summer is here and we’re dreaming of the beach—but what would a summer vacation be without a spectacular hotel? We’ve pulled ..

IW Link Roundup // June

Summer has arrived and we’re drawing inspiration from tropical destinations and outdoor venues. Here’s what we’ve been readin..

IW Link Roundup // May

Here are the interesting articles, up-and-coming artists, and bookmarked tabs we're loving as of late. 

 

Indiewalls Artists in Chicago

With an independent artist community of more than 2,000 creatives, it can be hard to sift through the Indiewalls directory of..

Studio Series: Jay Roeder

 

Get to know Indiewalls artist and Master Letterer Jay Roeder. Roeder lives in Connecticut with his wife and a house full o..

Indiewalls Artists in Denver

 

With an independent artist community of over 2000 amazing creatives, it can be hard to sift through all of them. We'll be h..

IW Link Roundup // March

 

Time for Link Roundup March! See what we're loving and coveting this month. Books, architecture, and art seem to be catchin..

Studio Series: Rose Siersdale

 

Rose Siersdale is a New York City-based artist who creates oil paintings with a specialized technique - she only uses profe..

The Power of Independent Art

 

The rise in online art commerce has led to a burgeoning middle market in the art world. Independent artists can now build t..

Indiewalls Artists in San Francisco

 

With an independent artist community of over 2000 amazing creatives, it can be hard to sift through all of them. We'll be h..

IW Link Roundup // February

 

We're starting a new series where we pull together links from around the web that we're currently coveting. Everythign from..

Contest: New Year, New York

 

As Sinatra once said … start spreading the news, you’re leaving today …. This is your chance to to win a free NYC adventure..

Industry Insights: Trends in Guest Room Design

Players in the hospitality industry compete fiercely for the modern traveler’s dollar and nowhere is this more evident than w..

Murallist Makeover

To further promote creativity and innovation, we want to bring fresh, artistic dialogue into (or outside) of your spaces with..

Studio Series: Christina Watka

New York based, Indiewalls artist Christina Watka creates large, site-specific art installations. Her sprawling works are com..

The Tru-Ly Local Mural Program

If you follow hotel news, chances are you’ve heard of Hilton’s newest brand, Tru by Hilton. Tru is the fastest growing brand ..

Studio Series: Havoc Hendricks

Independent Utah artist Havoc Hendricks draws inspiration from the overlooked world. He creates unique paintings in an intric..

In Partnership with Iconic Images

At Indiewalls, we give clients access to cutting edge contemporary artists and photographers. But sometimes we take a step in..

Studio Series: Lynn Basa

Chicago based artist Lynn Basa is interested in the layers of people and pioneers expansive views on art in the public realm...

Designer Series: Brooke Taylor

Arcsine’s Director of Interiors, Brooke Taylor has her hands in projects that are set to transform Oakland and the Bay Area. ..

Studio Series: James Penfield

Artist James Penfield is a Minnesota native currently living in Minneapolis. His painting combines ideas of photography, desi..

How to Sell Art to Hotels & Businesses

Online art sales continue to steadily grow year-over-year. The Hiscox report noted a 24% jump in these sales from the previou..

Moodboard Magic: Liubasha Rose of Rose Ink Workshop

Amazing interiors don’t appear out of thin air. Interior design is a process. Spaces are dreamt, cultivated, and curated befo..

Collection Notes: Quarry Place

There's a new kid on the block up in Tuckahoe, NY ... Quarry Place. We worked closely with this luxe residential development ..

Studio Series: Elisabeth Fredriksson

Swedish artist Elisabeth Fredriksson is both a painter and graphic designer. She possesses an intuitive understanding of colo..

Substrate Stand Off: Mural vs. Vinyl

Murals and art vinyls serve the same purpose: to cover a large surface area with engaging imagery. But they’re also quite dif..

How to Streamline Art Selection

Art is exciting and we all get a little carried away sometimes. Who doesn't want to put on their art advisor hat and build a ..

Designer Series: Kavitha Iyer

Bethesda, MD based Kavitha Iyer is the Senior Design Manager at Marriott International. She excels in creating memorable gues..

Art we Heart

At Indiewalls - we ❤️  art. For Valentine’s day, our staff shared their favorite works by Indiewalls artists. Now grab some c..

Collection Notes: Morrison House

A warm, upscale tavern in the heart of Alexandria, VA, Morrison House is part of the Autograph Collection of Kimpton Hotels. ..

Studio Series: Cheryl Sorg

 Artist, mom, city girl living in a small beach town in Southern California, book lover, and wife of a French scientist/super..

Art-Ed: What Makes a Good Pitch?

Pitching artwork is at the core of the Indiewalls artist experience. The opportunity to select and pitch your art directly to..

Collection Notes: MGM National Harbor

Overlooking the harbor with breathtaking views of the Potomac River and the nation’s capital, The new MGM National Harbor Cas..

Collection Notes: Kimpton Mason + Rook

With all the charm and intrigue of your most stylish friend’s urban home, Kimpton’s Mason & Rook Hotel is situated on a tree-..

Studio Series: Michael Banks

Italy based British photo-artist Michael Banks was given a camera while studying fine art in Florence. As he wandered around ..

What Makes a Good Project?

Projects are the foundation of Indiewalls and a well-defined project ensures pointed and timely pitches. They list everything..

Collection Notes: 252 South Sales Center

Nestled beside the Manhattan bridge along the East River, the 252 South Sales Center, a new high rise residential tower, embo..

2016 Projects Nominated for Awards

We had the honor of working with amazing designers this year. Their keen eyes and innovative visions resulted in ample presti..

Collection Notes: Courtyard By Marriott

Located where SoHo and TriBeCa converge with Battery Park and South Street Seaport, the new Courtyard Marriott Downtown New Y..

Studio Series: Emilie Duval

Artist and former law student, Emilie Duval is fascinated by the absolute power of financial and geopolitical regulations. Ov..

Tips and Challenges to Pricing Artwork

Pricing work is one of the hardest things to do as an artist. If you’ve been through this process, you know the questions tha..

Collection Notes: EAST, Miami

Light, water, sand, and sky form the foundation of one of America's fastest growing cities ... Miami. Using these qualities a..

8 Holiday Markets for Artisans

Artisan and flea markets are quickly becoming the go-to venues for buying and selling art during the holidays. As the lines b..

How to Sell Art During the Holidays

It’s here! The Holidays are in full swing which means the biggest art selling time of the year is happening right now.

Here a..

Studio Series: Ari Lankin

In the words of Ari Lankin, “make art, look at art, look at everything as if it were art”. Lankin, a painter, works full-time..

Designer Series: Sondra Howell

Sondra Howell is a Brooklyn, NY based artist and interior designer at Gensler, NY.  A graduate of the California College of t..

The 9 Best Interior Design Blogs

We live in a golden age of interior design inspiration. From Pinterest to Instagram, the best, weirdest and most creative int..

Art Has Its Own Memes

Throughout history, text and repetition play an essential role in art. Whether an artist directly involves text in their work..

Evolution of an Indiewalls Artist: Sana Jamlaney

Dubai-based painter and Indiewalls artist Sana Jamlaney doesn’t keep many things secret — at least, not when it comes to her ..

15 Interior Design Fails

As is true with any art form, we grow as interior designers by finding inspiration in the work of others—from our peers to ou..

6 of the Most Beautiful Offices in America

We could drool over office photos all day. There’s something so inspiring about imagining going to work in a place that doesn..

Designer Series: Jason Maringola

Jason is a Senior Project Designer at Streetsense in the Interior Architecture studio where he specializes in hospitality des..

Curated Concepts: Fashion Week

From NYC, to London, to Milan, to Paris, Fashion Week took the world by storm this past month. We're left inspired by sartori..

Studio Series: Dan Bina

Dan Bina is an artist living in Brooklyn, NY. He has lived in New York for 9 years with his wife, Katya Mezhibovskaya, a grap..

Studio Series: Christen Babb

Photographer Christen Babb is self-described as “more of an indoor pet than an outdoor animal, more likely to be found readin..

Designer Series: Nina Grondin

We recently caught up with design impresario (and one of our recent collaborators) Nina Grondin to learn about everything fro..

Curated Concept: Alluring Abstractions

Abstract art relies on elements of color, shape, form and texture rather than direct references in the visual world. Whether ..

Industry Insights: 6 Unmissable Art and Design Fairs This Fall

There may only be a few more months left in 2016, but fair season is not quite over yet.

WIP IT II: An Interactive Critique

We're not sure if you've heard, but we recently launched a new event series entitled WIP It: An Interactive Critique. Outside..

Studio Series: Megan Mosholder

Megan Mosholder is an Atlanta-based conceptual artist who operates in the real-world setting of the social-political landscap..

Tech Update: Streamlining Discovery

Over at Indiewalls, one of our favorite pastimes is discovering great art. Whether happening upon new artists or visiting fav..

Curated Concept: Mixed Media Collage

Collage as an art form dates back to the early 20th century. Referring specifically to an assemblage of different materials, ..

Collection Notes: Hilton Los Cabos

The Hilton Los Cabos hotel is an upscale, beachside resort tropically stationed amidst the palm trees of the southern coast o..

Art-Ed: How to Sell Artwork Locally

The internet has opened up so many different avenues to sell your art and is now an essential tool for getting discovered, ge..

Studio Series: Richard Silver

New-York based travel photographer Richard Silver has been to 78 countries and over 245 cities. His life is based around figu..

12 Podcasts for Artists and Art Lovers

Once you start digging, it becomes apparent that there is plentiful content available for artists and art lovers. Whittling i..

Collection Notes: Urban Movement at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown

The Renaissance Chicago Downtown is a luxury hotel building that boasts refined modern design and scenic vistas of the city’s..

Studio Series: Mark Samsonovich

Mark Samsonovich is a Russian-born artist based in New York City. He is often invited to create murals and installations for ..

17 Interior Design Accounts to Follow on Instagram

Is there anything better than mindlessly scrolling through Instagram and drooling over interiors until the wee hours of the morn..

Collection Notes: Metropolitan Vignettes at the Marriott St. Louis

The Marriott St. Louis Grand blends sophistication, style and comfort for the modern business traveler and adventurous touris..

Curated Concepts: Black and White Photography

We sifted through our archives to curate a collection of black and white photography from our artist community. Sometimes it'..

Must-Visit Design Boutiques in Europe’s Fashionable Cities

Is there any better sentence than, “Oh that? I got it at a little shop in Paris.”

Studio Series: Linda Storm & Pablo Perea

Linda Storm and Pablo Perea are one artist.

She’s American. He’s Cuban. After 20 years of solo careers behind them “Fate intr..

Curated Concept: Pattern Power

In need of some eye-catching inspiration? We’ve pulled together 10 fabulous artists from our community who excel at creating ..

Art-Ed: Should You Go To Art School? 10 Artists Weigh-In

“Art school gives you other precious gifts: Time, tools and resources to actually make art. You have many opportunities to ex..

Studio Series: Anna Kasabian

Anna Kasabian is a true Renaissance woman—a writer, ceramicist, designer, book narrator, cookbook author, photographer, desig..

Collection Notes: Historical Iconography at Hotel Indigo El Paso

Mid-century architecture mingles with contemporary aesthetics in this boutique design hotel located in the historical metropo..

Industry Insights: 7 Interior Design Podcasts to Follow

Podcasts! They’re the new blog and Youtube all rolled into one! They’re also an incredible way to consume tips and stories wh..

Collection Notes: Marriott Newport's Oceanic Oasis

The Marriott Newport Hotel lies at the waterfront of historic Newport, Rhode Island. Its close proximity to beautiful beaches..

Studio Series: Jenya Vyguzov

Jenya Vyguzov is a young artist from Moscow, Russia. He takes photos, makes collages, designs iPhone accessories, clothes and..

Curated Concept: Summer Soiree

We’re gearing up for summer by compiling a collection of art inspired by idyllic summer days filled with sandy toes, warm sun..

Insights: Must-Watch YouTube Channels for Interior Designers

With over 300 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute, it’s easy to forget how much incredible, quality content is av..

Studio Series: Laura Morrison

Laura Morrison is a New-York based artist, originally from London. She makes large wax relief-panel paintings by melting and ..

Collection Notes: Renaissance Midtown's Artistic Fashion

The Renaissance Midtown Hotel is located in the heart of Manhattan’s Garment District, a bustling neighborhood across from Ma..

WIP IT: Participating Artists

Our WIP It event series kicked off April 27th with a group of talented Indiewalls' artists presenting their works in progress..

Collection Notes: Cosmopolitan Sophistication at Gild Hall

Located in New York’s Financial District is Gild Hall, a new luxury Thompson Hotel near the South Street Seaport, Battery Par..

WIP IT: An Interactive Critique

Thanks to all who joined us for our first WIP IT Event! Videology's quaint screening room created an environment of excitemen..

Instagram Artists to Follow: Graffiti Artist Edition

The world is their canvas. The streets their inspiration.

Interior Design Project Management Tips

When it comes to any big creative project, all those moving pieces means even a tiny hiccup can derail the whole thing. This ..

Art-Ed: Originals and Licenses Demystified

What am I selling? An original? A license? Categorizing your work accurately is important. It allows buyers to understand wha..

Instagram Artists to Follow: Illustrator Edition

You thought Pinterest was the place for inspiration? Think again. Instagram is quickly becoming the platform for artists to s..

The 10 Best Design Boutiques in New York

Need That Finishing Touch? Visit The 10 Best Design Boutiques in New  York. It’s those finishing touches that give any space ..

9 Stunning Pinterest Accounts for Design Inspiration

We don’t need to convince you that Pinterest is the best place for design inspiration since, well, trade shows. But where to ..

Get Your Art Seen by Interior Designers

Guess what? You can (and should) earn good money for your art. Your work matters. And while we know that sometimes strategizi..

What to Expect: Armory Week 2016

We’re gearing up for a busy week of artistic exploration, engaging lectures, and endless inspiration as Armory Arts Week desc..

Industry Insights: Why Art Fairs Matter to Interior Designers

Finding new art and fabulous artists for client projects is no easy task. It’s not impossible, but trekking from gallery to g..

Art-Ed: 5 Critical Reasons Artists Should Attend Art Fairs

We love to hate on art fairs, especially when we'd rather be in the studio than schmoozing.

(Need To) Know Sculpture in the Community and Beyond

Certain artists are household names… Pablo Picasso, Richard Serra, Salvador Dali, and Alexander Calder are just a few of the ..

Collection Notes: Subtle Atmosphere at Loews Coronado

Crystal blue waters, colorful sail boats, and sandy beaches characterize the idyllic escape of Coronado Island off the coast ..

Art-Ed: Project Timelines

We work on a lot of different types of projects. From one-room offices to ground-up hotels, each project has a unique set of ..

Industry Insights: Top 10 Hotels Opening in 2016

Here at Indiewalls we’re always on the lookout for what’s next in the world of travel, hospitality, and design so we've round..

Collection Notes: Cassa Hotel's Photographic Science

Located in the heart of Manhattan between Hudson Yards and Hell’s Kitchen lies The Cassa Hotel and Residences. This small dua..

SAFE CITY

Curator Victoria Nicodemus (1985-2015) brought light and elegance to every project she touched, carrying the belief that art ..

Studio Series: Heather Goodwind

I recently caught up with Indiewalls artist Heather Goodwind who currently lives and works in Portland, Oregon. Goodwind stud..

Victoria Nicodemus: 1985-2015

Art is expansive and life is meant to be loved.

TOMS x Indiewalls: Creating Community Through Local Connection

On a surprisingly quiet street at the edge of New York’s SoHo neighborhood, a shoe store is redefining the traditional notion..

Collection Notes: Suite Dreams

A whimsical world swirling with energy, excitement, and elegance awaits visitors at the Dream Hotels in New York City. From t..

Awarded Projects: November Production

In order to finalize both guest rooms and public space, Marriott Ft. Lauderdale was on the lookout for colorful abstract piec..

Industry Insights: Infamous Hotel Art Collections

Galleries and museums aren’t the only spaces that have a monopoly on art. Around the world, hotels are increasingly looking t..

Awarded Projects: Recently Completed

Many visitors come to the Indiewalls website with a purpose: designers come to the site to browse artwork and create projects..

Industry Insights: Growth Cities

In this moment of economic positivity, many cities in America are focused on attracting new business, new visitors, and new t..

Collection Notes: BUILD Creativity

Tucked away in Midtown Manhattan is a burgeoning tech enclave comprised of the incubator Grand Central Tech and the coworking..

Industry Insights: Renovated Restaurants

In this contemporary age of upcycle, many new restaurants are taking over older, abandoned storefronts, especially in major c..

An Indie Hallows Eve

As colored leaves begin to crumble and carved jack-o-lanterns appear on porches, us at Indiewalls HQ are contemplating one of..

Collection Notes: Midwest Mystique at Loews Minneapolis

Walk into the grand entryway of the recently renovated Loews Minneapolis to find an artistic encyclopedia of the largest Twin..

Art-Ed: Collage Makes a Comeback

Collage slowly seeped into art through painting. Remnants of torn labels, discarded newspapers, and old cardboard allowed art..

Industry Insights: 10 Stunning Coworking Spaces

Over the last decade, offices have transformed from uniform spaces to engaging gathering places. Coworking communities, with ..

Art-Ed: Artists Working with Natural Materials

As digital media and visual imagery continue to oversaturate society, many contemporary artists have started to reconnect wit..

Industry Insights: 5 Interior Design Trends

The future of public space promises to be bold and distinctive as designers and developers continue to elevate their interior..

Studio Series: Michael Dickey

We recently caught up with New York based artist Michael Dickey in his Bushwick studio. Sunlight glinted off matte ceramics a..

Industry Insights: A New Era of Public Art

An interesting trend is emerging, and the commercial sector should take notice: We are all becoming art snobs.

Interior Gems: The Henrik Vibskov Boutique

One of the perks of living and working in New York City is stumbling upon unique, stylized spaces. In our new series "City I..

Collection Notes: Uptown Art at Loews Regency

The collection at Loews Regency Hotel was inspired by the iconic Park Avenue neighborhood.

Collection Notes: The Refinery Hotel

In this collection, we pay homage to Refinery Hotel's past as a high-end Millinery Factory and Tea Salon. Both artists' works..

Art Fair Survival Guide

Too much to see in too little time? We're bringing you the best moments of Armory Arts Week!  Over the course of just six day..

New York City Local Art Guide

A guide to finding local art by independent artists. Artwork inspired by our hometown, New York City. Explore the art collect..

Chicago Local Art Guide

A guide to finding local art by independent artists. Explore the art collections of some of the trendiest and most beautiful ..

The Art of Discovery

Indiewalls and Renaissance Hotels  have teamed up to create a special collection inspired by The Art of Discovery. Eight inte..

MIAMI LOCAL ART GUIDE

Enjoy a colorful gallery of design and art by independent artists worthy of our favorite coastal resort city, Miami.

 

COLLECTION NOTES: AQUATIC SYMMETRY AT LOEWS MIAMI

When our friends at Simeone Deary Design Group asked us to create a collection for Loews Miami Beach Hotel, we were over the ..

Art Basel Miami With Architectural Digest
This year's Art Basel in Miami Beach was more lively than ever with over 73,000 visitors, artists, collectors, galleries, ar..

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