Everywhere you look, there are walls full of paintings and photographs. Even if you have a great taste in wall art, it’s easy to feel confused about which pieces will look good in your home. Finding unique wall art that stands out could mean deviating from current trends in home decor. It’s important to think outside the box when it comes to choosing something that will stand out from the rest. 

Here are a few ideas of different types of wall art you can buy for your home that will inspire others and make your home memorable. 


Mirrors are a great way to make a room feel bigger. They help reflect light, which brightens up the space and makes it seem lighter. Mirrors can also be used as an accent or focal point in the room, adding something unique that reflects your personal style.

For example, you could have a beautiful mirror with gold leafing hanging above your fireplace mantle. The golden metallic finish will catch the eye and draw attention to this beautiful piece of wall art.

Black and white

Black and white is a classic look that never goes out of style. It’s also an easy way to add some art into your home without worrying about it clashing with the rest of your decor. 

There are so many styles of art that are black and white, including photography, abstract, realism and these can often be purchased affordably while being good quality. 

Black and white art can be used anywhere in the room, from the living room to the bedroom, or even outside! And best of all, it never goes out of style. 

Seasonal wall art

Seasonal wall art is a great way to add personality to your home. The great thing about seasonal wall art is that it can change the atmosphere in you home, making it feel lighter and colourful in summer and warm and cosy in winter. Whether you’re looking for something fun and playful or serious and heartfelt, there are always plenty of seasonal options to choose from in shops online and on the high street.

The different types of wall wart include Christmas trees, Hanukkah menorahs, Jack O-lanterns, snowflakes, floral wall art and much more. Why not get creative and install a flower wall in spring or add some snowflakes in winter?

Shelf art

If you want to install some wall art that is easy to swap over, shelf art is a great way to do this. After installing shelves on your wall, you can put objects such as vases with fresh flowers on, different types of lighting, or ornaments that you have gathered over the years. This is a great way to turn everyday items such as candles or books into a creative piece of wall art. 

For a more intentional look, consider designing your shelf art to create a specific mood by purchasing artistic sculptures to match a piece of art next to it and consider the colours you want to include. 

Metal wall art 

Metal wall art can come in all shapes and sizes and is a great way to add a metallic accent to your home that will reflect light and add some texture to your walls. 

This type of artwork can come in the shape of a sculpture, mirror or noticeboard and would go well in the kitchen for a modern, sleek design. 

This type of wall art also goes well on outdoor walls, many people choose to collect metal artifacts from different countries or unique wall art pieces such as lizard designs that look as though they are actually on the wall. 

Map Art

Are you a keen traveller? A world map art is a great way to keep track of the places you have been to and show your guests all the different countries you have visited. These maps can be made of different materials such as wood, metal and glass and often come with small markers to pin point the places you’ve visited – or want to visit. You could even have one made with light features installed to really make this wall art stand out. 

Such a piece could be made to measure specifically for your wall and designed in the colours to match your existing decor. 

Textile wall art

Textile wall art of one of the most versatile types of wall art that you can buy. It has a wide range of different options available, including the texture itself, the colour, fabric or material used and the pattern or style of the design. 

These can be made to span across the entire wall or just a part of it, for example a flag would go well hung in the corner of the room, or a large wall hanging could act as a centerpiece in your home. 

Beautiful wall art can make a statement and stand out in any room, no matter how small the space. Whether you’re decorating your home or office, adding unique pieces that express your personality is key to creating an interesting decor theme. So if you’re looking for inspiration, hopefully now you will be able to start shopping!