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How to choose the right size artwork for your space

It is no secret that art can improve our mental and emotional wellbeing, which is why choosing the right artwork for your space is important. However, it can be challenging to find an example that fits perfectly in terms of colour, texture, framing, style, and, above all, size. You may find an incredible piece, but […]

The benefits of buying limited edition artwork from an independent artist

When you buy limited edition artwork from an independent artist, you are doing more than simply purchasing a product; you are supporting a real person. There are many benefits to doing so that you may not have previously considered. In this article, we will introduce you to the world of independent artists and how your […]

What are the six elements of abstract art prints?

There is something intensely personal about abstract art that is rarely found in other artistic movements. Abstract art has a unique voice that provokes interest, permitting both artists and viewers a distinct sense of freedom and expression. Despite its often chaotic and spontaneous appearance, it possesses a structure that is composed of six key elements: […]

Why do artists make limited edition artwork?

To understand why artists create limited edition prints, we must first understand what they are. Limited edition artwork refers to the number of prints made available of a particular piece. That figure is decided by the artist, with many choosing numbers such as 10, 50 or 100. Each piece of artwork is then a print […]

What makes a painting abstract?

Abstract painting is one of the purest forms of expression, allowing the artist to communicate freely with colour, shape, texture and more without the constraints of objective reality. However, to truly understand what makes a painting abstract, it is essential to define abstract art as a movement. Abstract art can be defined as work that […]

Should I have art in my dining room?

The dining room is where you spend time as a family, entertain friends and host guests, and arguably the perfect space to display artwork. It is one of the more public rooms of your home that is seen by so many making it one of the most suitable places for you to exhibit your style […]

How do I choose the right artwork for my bedroom?

It is estimated that we spend a third of our lives in our bedrooms and as an intensely personal space, we want it to reflect who we are and how we want to feel. Whether you want your bedroom to feel calm, comforting, stylish, or perhaps more playful, the most effective way of achieving your […]

Do giclee prints have texture?

Art is an integral part of any living space. It has the ability to transform and compliment the aesthetic of your home whilst lifting the spirits and allowing viewers to find time to reflect on their everyday lives. The power of art cannot be underestimated, and it is with the rise of giclée prints that […]

How to choose the right artwork for your living room

The living room is the heart of any home; it is where we relax after a long day, and where we socialise with friends and family. However, what is it that makes a living room the welcoming, relaxing and comforting space we want to spend time in? While there are many elements that combine to […]

How our Abstract Land and Sea collection brings the outdoors in

While we are currently spending more time indoors, it has never been more important to bring the outdoors into our homes. The delicate balance of nature is an ideal cure for busy modern-day life,   embracing the earth’s natural elements is the way forward when it comes to interior design. Nature-embodied artwork and landscapes promote […]

The best floral prints for your walls

Abstract Floral Art is the perfect way to update your space, adding texture, intrigue and beauty to your room. Toni Thornton Art is proud to offer a range of floral prints that can transform any space and offer viewers the chance to own a piece of artwork that is both unique and intensely personal. Each […]

How to display cushions on a sofa

Cushions play a pivotal role when you are looking to breathe new life into a room and are undoubtedly an essential component of accentuating the aesthetics of your space. There is something about the classic beauty of displaying cushions on a sofa that can balance and compliment any space. That being said, it can be […]

How do you light up artwork at home?

Image taken from @lydiamillenhome. Using the right lighting can make a world of difference to artwork displayed in your home. Lighting, in many respects, is a part of the artwork. Therefore, it is important to consider the lighting conditions you first saw your chosen artwork displayed in. The fabulous artwork you have chosen for your […]

How to decorate a cosy and compact space

Any interior designer will tell you that the task of decorating cosy and compact spaces is not without its challenges. In a room where every square inch matters, it can be all too easy to overwhelm the available space, making it feel cramped and claustrophobic. However, by using a few innovative decorating tips you can […]

The best abstract prints for your walls

Abstract art has transcended time becoming a staple in modern homes and it isn’t difficult to understand why. Abstract art allows you the freedom to explore the work and assign your own unique and personal meaning to the piece. This is an intensely personal affair which undoubtedly enriches the viewers experience of the artwork; allowing […]

Prints for Walls by Toni Thornton Art

Toni Thornton Art is proud to offer an extensive range of limited edition fine art canvas prints for walls. Each print is produced on 400gsm canvas using a 12 colour Giclee fine art printing process to ensure they are finished to the highest standard and quality. They are then hand finished by one of the […]

How to arrange artwork in your home

Art is often displayed in the home for aesthetic purposes, creating a beautiful and unique focal point that everyone can enjoy. However, recent research has increasingly demonstrated how art can impact the brain’s wave patterns, emotional state, nervous system and even raise serotonin levels. Art has a wonderful and unique ability to change the way […]

Art for Bars

The UK is a country infamous for its diverse and ever expanding range of pubs and bars, but with so much choice, the competition has never been fiercer. Bars are now fighting to create a niche for themselves that is reflected in their aesthetic and keeps customer coming back. One of the most popular ways […]

How to transform the look and feel of your home using cushions

Cushions are one of the simplest and most effective ways to transform the look and feel of a space instantly. With the right cushions in an appropriate arrangement, you can create a unique piece of artwork on your sofa that acts as a statement piece for your room. This year, Toni Thornton Art has released […]

Art for the Wall

Toni Thornton Art specialises in providing high quality bespoke artwork and canvas prints to suit the tastes and desires of our clientele. We help you choose the perfect artwork for the environment it’s intended for, taking into account such aspects as the ambience, aesthetic and personal tastes of the individual. Bespoke Wall Art This bespoke […]

What is the difference between fine art and commercial art?

To understand the difference between fine art and commercial art, we must first understand why they were created and their purpose. All art inherently is an expression of creativity and imagination, but these qualities are used for different reasons within the fine art and commercial art worlds. Fine art can consist of paintings, sculptures, drawings, […]

How to Choose Art for Your Workplace: A Guide

TEC Lifestyle / Photo by @jopearcephoto Office Art represents much more than just an aesthetically pleasing picture in a room; it can have a significant impact on how employees, visitors, clients and the general public view your business. The art you choose to adorn your office space with is a direct reflection of who you […]

Art for Retail

Operating a retail space means maximising as much revenue and customer satisfaction as possible out of the space you must work with. Even if it doesn’t seem immediately obvious how, bespoke art can help with this goal tremendously. Interior design is crucial when creating a high-quality customer experience. When your customers walk through the door, […]

How has interior design changed over the years?

Interior design is defined as the art and science of enhancing the inside of a building. The aim is to achieve a healthier and more aesthetically pleasing environment for people that use the space. It is a pursuit that is thousands of years old, and throughout it has changed dramatically to suit the style of […]

Art for Restaurants

Interior design is a crucial element of a restaurant’s feel. When your customers walk through the front door, they soak in the atmosphere and sense the ambience and from this, they form a crucial first impression that sets the tone and that is integral in determining the memories they take from their dining experience. As […]

What is the difference between abstract art and abstract expressionism?

To understand the differences between abstract art and abstract expressionism, we must first define them. Abstract art is work that does not attempt to represent an accurate depiction of visual reality and instead utilises colours, forms, shapes and gestural marks to create this effect. Meanwhile, abstract expressionism is a term applied to newer forms of […]

Art for Interior Designers

When chosen intentionally and thoughtfully, art has the power to transform a room in any home completely, allowing the space to communicate its unique personality. It is these distinct characteristics that interior designers seek when working to transform the space into something that is functional, practical and, above all, beautiful. To be useful to interior […]

What is giclee art?

The term ‘giclee’ was first used in the early 1990s by printmaker Jack Duganne to describe fine art digital prints made using an inkjet printer. Pronounced ‘zhee’clay’, it derives from the French verb ‘to spray’, which is how inkjet printers produce the pieces. Shortly before then, at the end of the previous decade, the name […]

Art for Offices

Office art is so much more than an aesthetic choice. When entering its space, there is something about a company’s choice of artwork that is revealing about the brand and the type of enterprise it is. Indeed, the power of artwork is often underestimated. For that reason, when selecting artwork to suit office spaces, this […]

How to choose the right artwork for your home (and top tips on how to display your artwork when you actually choose it!)

If you’ve clicked on this blog, the chances are you’re trying to find artwork… step 1 is complete because ta-da… I’m an artist! I’m only joking, this blog isn’t intended to make you buy or fall in love with my work because truth be told, you don’t need someone to tell you to do that. […]

What is an abstract design?

Since the early stages of the 20th century, abstract design has been a central feature of modern-day art. It is an art form often seen as carrying a distinct moral dimension, representing virtues such as purity, simplicity, order and spirituality. What is meant by an ‘abstract design’? Abstract design uses the language of shape, form, […]

What are the aspects of interior design?

Albert Hadley, an American designer and decorator, is quoted as saying ‘the essence of interior design will always be about people and how they live’. It is about the realities of what makes for an attractive, civilized, meaningful environment, and not about what is ‘in’ or ‘out’. While most people believe that interior design is […]