For Anglophiles around the world, images of London and England make fantastic collectables. Whether photos of landmarks or decorative art prints, there’s no shortage of iconic imagery to collect and enjoy.
There’s something extraordinary about London. It’s an iconic city with a long history, a rich tapestry of stories, and a vibrant modern cultural scene. Millions of people visit every year, and for most visitors, the English capital leaves a positive impression they never entirely forget.
One of the most important elements of any interior design scheme is a focal point. Traditionally, a focal emphasis has been a fireplace or an ornate staircase. But today, with modern architectural trends forsaking some of these features, new types of focal points are required, such as wall art.
We all like to think about happy or momentous moments from our past. They form part of our identity. Art and photography often act as catalysts to stimulate memories of the times we miss. And this can be especially important for older people who have dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.
We all have happy childhood memories of summer holidays by the sea. Just the thought of the hot soft sand and the cooling surf is enough to bring smiles to our faces and relaxing recollections. And this is why a popular theme for wall art is beach prints.
Sunshine is a natural mood enhancer, whether outside the window or in a photographic print.
With approximately 30 million international visitors every year, London is a world capital of culture, food and entertainment. The British capital is a brand in itself, and images of London appear in art, design and even fashion, the world over. Photographic prints of London scenes can also make excellent decorative features in hotel interiors, in the very city itself!
Together with red buses and telephone boxes, famous London street signs are an iconic feature of the British capital. Every year, millions of tourists from around the world visit the famous sites of London including Trafalgar Square, Oxford Street, Piccadilly Circus and Covent Garden.
In this week’s article, I want to explore the benefits of positioning natural photography in waiting rooms, and how such placement of photographic nature prints can benefit our mental and emotional wellbeing.
Spending time in nature is good for us. I doubt this fact will come as any surprise to you. Scientific studies for decades have revealed the health and wellbeing benefits of being outdoors in the natural world. But what about the simple act of viewing natural images?
Can photographic prints of natural scenery imbue the same positive feelings? Can photos of nature even help soothe the sick?