A Masculine Approach

A Masculine Approach

For a look that's decidedly masculine, selecting a manly piece of art is just as important as how it is displayed. We studied the homes of eight male designers and took note of the careful attention they've shown to making their art appear effortlessly placed, and almost "undecorated." Their lack of formality creates a laid back bachelor aesthetic that feels collected over time and oh-so masculine. Below are 5 tips for achieving the look.


Hang art on a bookcase

 The Manhattan home of Ralph Lauren exec,  John Devitt . 

The Manhattan home of Ralph Lauren exec, John Devitt


Rest art on the floor

 Design by  @fmuytjens

Design by @fmuytjens

 Design by  Ari Heckman  

Design by Ari Heckman 

 Design by  John Devitt

Design by John Devitt

 Design by  Frank Muytjens  (left) and  Michael Bargo  (right)

Design by Frank Muytjens (left) and Michael Bargo (right)

 Design by  Frank Muytjens

Design by Frank Muytjens

 Design by  Ron Marvin

Design by Ron Marvin


Arrange art around a TV

 Design by  John Devitt

Design by John Devitt

 Design by  Ron Marvin

Design by Ron Marvin


Lean art on furniture

 Design by  John Devitt

Design by John Devitt

 Design by  Adam Straus

Design by Adam Straus

 Design by  Frank Muytjens

Design by Frank Muytjens


Keep it Minimal (and let one piece make a statement)

 Design by  Patrick Cline

Design by Patrick Cline

 Design by  Patrick Cline

Design by Patrick Cline

 Design by Reinaldo Leandro. 

Design by Reinaldo Leandro. 


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