When managing any offices or real estate, there are a variety of considerations that come into play. Everything from lighting, to finishes, durability of materials, accents, palettes, design elements, and finishes. Understanding your options can be daunting, but a simple process can help you identify the right art services for your business or commercial real estate spaces. Follow these steps to get great art for your businesses or commercial real estate.
If any questions come up, feel free to reach out to our team via the GET INVOLVED tab in the main menu. The process for each comes down to 3 main points before you get to the project itself and hire a vendor:
There are also considerations for each type of space, ahead we unpack some of those.
Getting Art for Businesses v Commercial Real Estate
This is a clear divide, mostly because of the size of the project. If you are an office manager, executive assistant, or managing facility decisions for a single business space, it’s really a much more straight-forward process. Once you have executive sponsorship & an approved aesthetic, nailing down your budget and calling in an art consultant is all you need to do.
For commercial real estate art activations, floor plans, palettes and more red tape will need cutting, but it really becomes about spreading budget across the various facilities you’re looking to activate with art and prioritizing in case certain facilities are more important than others.
For individual businesses, it’s about identifying the doorways, waiting areas, conference rooms, and sitting areas. It’s not about putting art all over your office, it’s about tastefully enhancing the energy of the space with opportunely placed pieces.
For commercial real estate, we’re looking at longer hallway gallery wall installations, bigger pieces in atriums and large lobby spaces, and larger scale options present themselves. Murals are also more apropos for commercial real estate applications.
Jer Wat (aka Jeremy) is a printmaker, illustrator, and video producer living and working in Winnipeg, Canada. His love of art goes...October 11, 2021
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