IOB at the Affordable Art Fair - Battersea, London 2016

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IOB are proud to be showcasing contemporary works by seven of their 'Current Artists', among the selected range of national and international galleries on display at London's Affordable Art Fair in Battersea, 20th -23rd October 2016.

Read our post and see who we have showing from our collection.
And to find out how to get 50% off entry tickets to the show. 

The Power Of The Metaphysical

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Richard Laeton, an Internationally recognized visionary artist, was born and raised in New York, and received his Graphic Design and Art training at Carnegie Mellon University and Parsons School of Design.  He creates art works that blend and infuse conventional photography and painting with the power of the metaphysical.


Best of British

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British design and craftsmanship is sought after all over the world, so we took a look at some vintage inspired British designs reconceived from a modern perspective.

Here we have a selection of pieces made by hand, using time-honoured methods and simple tools, from raw beginnings these deliberately vintage inspired and beautifully handcrafted pieces each have their own unique personality and soul.

 


Chairs, Tables and Things

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Sourcing is one of the most important components to interior design and we are always on the hunt for must have items for our projects and your interiors.

Mid Century Modern design is at it's height again, being sought after by buyers, collectors and consumers alike.  At IOB we have our eyes on the leading shows,  exhibitions and auctions, so talk to us and see about finding the right pieces for you. 

Here are our favourite pieces from a recent show in London.


Photography For Your Interiors

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Photography has always had it's place in interior style and decor, and is a medium that is easy for most to digest.  If you are looking for a classic cinematic image or a modern clean graphic approach, we have such works from two photographers new to the IOB collection.

 

Originating from Australia and Singapore their influences, differing moods and styles offer a variety of works to dress a multitude of modern interiors and we are pleased to add them to our portfolio of international artists.


Urban Warriors

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After our visit to Venice for the 2015 Biennale, which highlighted a bounteous and thoughtful selection of works from Africa, we're delighted to welcome you to our first South African born artist, BJ Broekenhuizen who is now part of the IOB collection.

 

Broekenhuizen's work includes paintings depicting flamboyant warrior like portraits that evoke the beauty and colour associated with many African tribes.  And although they would fit aptly in the rich environment of their origin, they also reflect an element of graffiti in their bold unapologetic presence.