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Enhance the Retail Experience With Art

April 16th, 2018 Posted by Featured No Comment yet

More and more retailers are curating their stores with art, shifting the focus from a shopping experience to an enhanced, creative adventure. Learn more.

Art Enhances Spaces: The Latest Real Estate Design Trends

April 13th, 2018 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

These days, eye-catching art pieces in the foyers and lobbies of new condos have become ubiquitous. Learn more about this real estate design trend.

9 Chicago Artists You Need To Follow on Instagram

April 12th, 2018 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

For those of us who curate, Instagram is a lot of fun. We recently took a deep dive to cull some of our favorite Chicago-based artists with a solid presence on Instagram, and who are dedicated to their craft. Illustrators, tattooers, designers, and more.

From Cave Drawings to Business Whiteboards

April 10th, 2018 Posted by Featured, Workplace Solutions No Comment yet

Vivid images can do amazing things to the human mind. That’s only one reason being surrounded by art can have all sorts of positive effects on the human psyche. We should never underestimate art’s ability to soothe and engage!

How I Became an Art Collector

April 9th, 2018 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

Growing up, most of us participate in some type of art, whether visual art, theatre, or dance. Despite not being an art-school kid, I became an art collector with the help of music.

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The Intersection of Art in Retail, Stores As Galleries

April 3rd, 2018 Posted by Featured No Comment yet

This trend of art in retail stores partnering with museums is on the rise. Learn more about the intersection of art in retail in our latest post.

Interview: Everywhere Man Ethan D’Ercole Talks Xerox Art, Screen Prints, and Live Music

March 30th, 2018 Posted by Art, Featured, Interviews No Comment yet

Ethan D’Ercole has circled the creative wagons, conjured art in various mediums, and toured the country playing in bands like Watchers, Mannequin Men, and Bedfellows. He’s one of these people that can’t help themselves when it comes to making new things, and the Chicago art scene is better for it.

Boost Corporate Image With Art

March 19th, 2018 Posted by Art No Comment yet

A recent trend in the corporate world sees large organizations curating art in their lobbies, hallways, and conference rooms and workspaces. Corporate art has come to serve a similar purpose as personal art, namely to focus, to soothe, and to evoke the emotions and thoughts of a calm and inspired mind.

How Retail Spaces Are Using Art to Make An Impression

March 12th, 2018 Posted by Art No Comment yet

That’s what a number of ambitious in-store designers around the world are betting on. Stores are increasingly borrowing curation techniques from gallery spaces, using art in retail build-outs, and displaying products in innovative ways.

The Systematic Defunding of Arts Education Programs In Chicago Public Schools

March 5th, 2018 Posted by Art No Comment yet

The story of arts education in Chicago is a fascinating example of a school system is trying to rescue and revive its arts curriculum from decades of budget cuts, sequestration, and layoffs. IPMM is proud to play our part in that revival.