Juniqe Art for your Home

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Leave it to me to decide I want a new mini gallery wall in the middle of the gloomiest period of the year with the worst light situation and the first snow here in Munich. Leave it also to me to decide I want that mini gallery wall on the trickiest wall to photograph in my apartment. Perfect conditions for a blog post, right? Well, against all odds I knew one thing for sure: I wanted some new unique art. Or better said Juniqe art. Yup, Juniqe – a fab new source for art & more featuring many young artists.

gallery wall, winter theme, Juniqe, art, art for the home, new artwork, art prints

gallery wall, winter theme, Juniqe, art, art for the home, new artwork, art prints

Usually there is one big problem with art webshops: you end up browsing for hours and you feel overwhelmed by the endless choices. That risk exists with Juniqe too, but I must say I quickly curated my mini gallery like within half an hour. One of the reasons was the site’s great magazine section with lots of inspiration in pre-curated articles. I had a rough idea already and with the advanced filters it was a cakewalk. A moody, wintery palette was the goal and voilà, I am happy with my Juniqe gallery wall!

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For my mini gallery wall I opted for three framed art pieces. The largest framed art piece is called ‘Wave II’ by the US artist Kristen Polsinelli. I loved the cool blue with its irregular waves concentrated in the bottom right corner of the artwork. It reminds me of an icy structure or crazy water swirls seen from above. It embodies a dash of freshness and coolness. A perfect anchor for my wintery gallery wall.

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The second artwork is a small, moody sea photography capturing the spirit of maritime winters. It has a cryptic title being ‘PC2’ and is the work of Swiss artist Marc Gruninger. I loved the moody atmosphere in this art print, and the combination of the dark blue hues with the light wooden frame was just visual perfection to me. So this had to get into the little gallery wall.

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The third art print is probably the most unusual one for me. I have no special relation or liking for horses yet I have opted for a square art photography showing a little herd of horses in a wintery landscape. I think I was captivated by the wilderness in this image, the free nature and the icy and fresh atmosphere. And maybe it was the horse in the center that focuses on the photographer’s lens and seems to look right trough the artwork that convinced me finally. Whatever it was, I really like the art print called ‘Winter Horseland’ by Kevin Russ who is a successful iPhoneographer. Can you believe this was shot with an iPhone?! Crazy, right!?

Three quick choices and my new mini gallery wall with a winter topic is all ready and hanging on that damn tricky wall next to my bed – honestly the most difficult spot to take pictures, excuse my wonky shots! So if you feel like you could go for a new gallery wall or just add a new art piece, have a look at Juniqe, I am pretty sure you’ll find something Juniqe for your home too. And if you need some assistance for a gallery wall, have a look at this fab article showing how to hang your art. Happy artsy fun!

Photography by Igor Josifovic

This blog post has been brought to you in collaboration with Juniqe

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  • Reply The hygge journal December 4, 2015 at 11:42

    Hi Igor, I love it, and the picture of the horses is absolutely stunning. Hope you are getting in the festive mood – just like us 😉
    Have a fab w e
    A xx

    • Reply Igor December 4, 2015 at 11:58

      Thank you Anya! It was pretty surprising that I opted for the horse picture but I liked the wild yet peaceful atmosphere in the winter landscape. Here everything is already festive – apart from the weather currently:-) Sending you a hug up to the north!

  • Reply Lunch & Latte | Lisa Hjalt December 4, 2015 at 16:06

    It seems to me that you have turned “that damn tricky wall” into something wonderful! It looks good. I love the works you have chosen. I mean, you cannot go wrong with waves, see and horses; it’s the perfect combo … kind of reminds me of Iceland.

    • Reply Igor December 5, 2015 at 01:03

      Thank you Lisa and yes, I can see that too even though I have never been to Iceland. By the way it’s up on my travel wish list!!!

  • Reply Vin December 5, 2015 at 04:38

    Love it! That indigo wave painting is just gorgeous! I kinda laughed out loud when you said ” I have no relation or liking for horses”, cos I really like all the horse art out there although I don’t really have a particular liking to horses either. ( umm, except for the fact that as a kid I used to cut out horses from magazines and put it in my scrapbook, but I think that’s cos my elder sister cut out the dogs already, so I didn’t really have a choice. Oops, sorry I digress )

    • Reply Igor December 5, 2015 at 16:19

      Probably it is the wild spirit within us that draws us to horse imagery:-))

  • Reply Gabrielle December 5, 2015 at 20:09

    If I stay more than 20 minutes on a webshop I prefer to close it and look somewhere else. Nice frames and nice photos, I like horses.

    • Reply Igor December 5, 2015 at 23:37

      Same here! That’s why I was happy to have found three art prints I really like in less than half an hour! And thank you:-)

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