Tips for Hanging Art in Your Home
A common tip for hanging art is to hang the center of the art at eye level. Well that works well if you live alone or everyone in your family is the same height. My husband, Michael, is 6 foot tall and I am 5 foot 2 inches, so hanging at eye level for one doesn't quite work for the other, so we compromise and here are a few additional tips we use when hanging art in our home.
Unfortunately, the eye level tip doesn't take into consideration, the purpose of the space, the size of the wall, whether art is being hung over furniture, or the size of the frame. Therefore, hanging art at eye level (typically between 60 and 65) is not a hard and fast rule. Instead, take into consideration how your art relates to everything around it. The following tips should help: