Trend Alert: Hand Sketching and Wall Writing

There are lots of exciting up and coming trends set to take the world of interior design by storm throughout 2013. One quirky and eye-catching trend that is already gaining momentum is hand sketching and wall writing. This perfectly plays to a theme that has found a dominant place in the world of design over the past few years; minimalism.

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But, before you begin your brainstorm, there is one last thing you should do. Take a look at the images below in order to gain a better idea regarding this trend. Hopefully you will be able to benefit from some ideas and inspiration for your business or home.

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A hand sketched wall can create a dramatic effect in a minimalistic setting. And the great news is; this is a trend that’s only going to get more popular as collaborations between graphic artists and interior designers are on the rise. Thus, you need not worry about hand sketching being deemed unfashionable anytime soon.

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The use of calligraphy, typography, and info graphics is ideal for use in business and corporate environments. There are some industries whereby the relevance is astounding, for example; finance. An array of random mathematical equations hand sketched onto a blank canvas can cut a striking and original image.

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Not only is the relevance to business use noteworthy, but hand sketching works fantastically to create an inspirational environment. Whether you opt for inspirational quotes or wall writing relevant to your company’s aim, you generate a sense of focus and an uplifting atmosphere. This also rings true for home offices and studies as well. Nonetheless, hand sketching is not only suited to the world of work. This trend can be beautifully executed in bedrooms, kitchens and living areas as well.

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In fact, hand sketching is a brilliant way to showcase your personality throughout your home. There is nothing more refreshing than walking into someone’s house and immediately drawing similarities between the decor and the home owner. It is little things like this that make a house a home. You should get a piece of paper and brain storm ideas.

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Think about your favourite words, any quotes that you like, important dates in your life, and so on and so forth. You can think of original ways to use these – you don’t have to be so literal. Then let the professionals deal with the rest. You’ve created the basis, added your character, and now they can use their experience and artistic license to create beautiful fonts and clever placement.

Picture sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.