The best wall art

Whether your taste is for bright colours or muted shades, personalise your walls with our pick of the best wall art

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Gallery wall
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Looking for a super quick way to add lots of personality to your home? Putting up wall art, whether it be just one statement piece of artwork, a display of photographs or a stylish gallery wall, is a sure fire way to create interest in a space. So we've rounded up some of our favourite pieces of wall art to get you inspired... 

Find out how to hang a gallery wall to create an on trend look, and get more inspiration with our guide to how to display photos and pictures

pink coloured wall art print by helo birdie from etsy

(Image credit: Etsy)

1. Art print of original painting 'Arches' by Helo Birdie

A whimsical art print that would make the perfect addition to a gallery wall

Best for: Affordable option
Colour: Pink and blue
Size: Various
Type: Museum-quality art print made on thick, durable, matte paper
Reasons to buy
+Fun, unique style+Limited copies+Affordable
Reasons to avoid
-The style of painting may not suit all tastes

A limited print by a New Zealand based artist who goes by the name 'Helo Birdie,' this whimsical watercolour uses bright pink and blue shades, as well as organic lines, that can't help but make you feel happy. Use as a print in its own right or as an addition to a gallery wall. 

It's also worth taking a look at Hello Birdie's Etsy page if you like her style, but this print isn't for you.

yellow printed wall art from john lewis and partners

(Image credit: John Lewis & Partners)

2. Atelier Mourlot New York Framed Original Print - Andre Beaudin

A rare, original print in an on-trend shade

Best for: An iconic print in an on trend shade
Colour: Yellow and white
Size: H85cm x W64cm
Type: Framed Print
Reasons to buy
+A rare, iconic print in an on-trend shade+Stylish design
Reasons to avoid
-Yellow would not fit with all schemes

Founded in Paris, the Atelier Mourlot was originally a renowned producer of fine wallpaper. During the early 20th century, the founder's grandson Fernand Mourlot, invited some of the most celebrated artists of the day to collaborate on traditional limestone lithography, essentially creating the art poster as we know it today.

This original rare lithographic poster by Andre Beaudin comes from the Galerie Mourlot archive in New York, is supplied with a certificate of authenticity and has been framed in the UK by trusted specialists with 35 year’s experience in the museum art world.

In addition to being a rare, iconic print demonstrating Beaudin's slightly-less-formulaic take on cubism, yellow is an on-trend shade that will work well as part of a range of schemes.

3. Picasso Visage de la Paix

A peaceful print for relaxed spaces

Best for: Relaxed rooms
Colour: Off-white, black
Size: H60cm x W80 cm
Type: Framed print
Reasons to buy
+ Simple, calming print + Versatile work from a legendary artist 
Reasons to avoid
- Not everyone’s a fan 

Picasso can sometimes by a byword for the odd, off-kilter and downright discomforting, but this wonderfully simple rendering of the face of Peace is a million miles from that: free, joyous and calming. This minimal line drawing is a wonderful way to get the work of a favourite iconic artist onto your walls without making too bold a statement, and it’s not over-large either, making it a lovely relaxed option for a living room or bedroom where you don’t want to be over-stimulated, but still want to make your mark. 

Personalised World Travel Map With Pins

(Image credit: Louisa Elizabeth)

4. Personalised World Travel Map With Pins

Got the travel bug? Use this wall art to mark where you've visited, and where's on your bucket list

Best for: Adventurers
Colour: Black or white
Size: H42cm x L59cm or H59cm x W84cm
Type: Framed print
Reasons to buy
Reasons to avoid

Oh the hunt for fun wall art which isn't hideous? This world map by Louisa Elizabeth is guaranteed to jazz up any plain wall. You can personalise the title and the key, and then where you stick the pins is up to you. A fun piece of wall art which will have your guests jealous of all of your travelling adventures. 

Mini Cow Parsley Plaster Cast Wall Art

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5. Mini Cow Parsley Plaster Cast Wall Art

The perfect addition to a plain wall

Best for: Texture
Colour: Wood and white
Size: H16.5cm x W8cm x D1.5cm
Type: Plaster cast wall art
Reasons to buy
+ Adds texture + Expensive looking
Reasons to avoid
- On the small side for bigger spaces 

Handmade flourishes add instant warmth and a lived-in feel to a home, and this plaster cast wall art from notonthehighstreet maker Fiona Grey Designs is no exception. The perfect addition to almost any room (it's best to avoid damp ones), these plaster cast tiles capture a moment in time from when the cow parsley was once alive, and are beautifully minimalist. The opportunity to enjoy plants even if yours have faded away...

6. L. S. Lowry Coming From The Mill 1930 print

Great British art for any room of the house

Best for: Traditional rooms
Colour: Multi
Size: H68cm x W80 cm
Type: Framed print
Reasons to buy
+ Iconic British piece for your home + Pre-framed 
Reasons to avoid
-May be a little dull for some

Showcase your love for British art with this digital print of Lowry’s iconic Coming from the Mill. Featuring those famous matchstalk men (and to our eye, at least one each of matchstalk cats and dogs), it’s a lively scene that’s kept from looking too busy by the desaturated colours and simplistic lines of the background, and the neutral palette of the foreground, making it more versatile than you might think. The fact that it’s pre-framed means you don’t have to worry about any extra expense or faff, so for a deceptively easy injection of character, this framed print is a lovely option. 

Tropical Leaf Print Set Of Four Illustration

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7. Tropical Leaf Print Set Of Four Illustration

Add a tropical touch to your home with this set of four prints

Best for: Plant lovers
Colour: White and green
Size: A3, A4 and A5
Type: Framed print
Reasons to buy
+Eco friendly +Available in a range of sizes
Reasons to avoid

Plant lovers, grab a set of these four prints and either scatter them around your home to seed those tropical vibes throughout, or place them all together to start your very own gallery wall. They're eco-friendly, and come in a range of different sizes. We just love the simplicity...

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Annie Collyer

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