Great looking art can be tough to shop for: how do you know if it'll match your pad's setup, and what if its last name is Bell? Gross!!! End that frustration with constantly refreshed wall eye-candy, from TurningArt
Basically a Netflix for art, TA lets you pay a low flat fee to have contemporary prints delivered to your door, which you can swap out for new ones whenever you're ready, all started by a New England hubby & wife (she directs an art gallery) who came up with the idea after their own experience picking stuff for their home, saying "It all started with an empty wall and the question of how to fill it" -- good thing they were out of Spackle! Create a queue by browsing hundreds of works by 35 artists, or filtering 'em by style (traditional, surrealist, graffiti...), medium (oil, watercolor...house paint on canvas?), color, and price; next, pick how often you wanna receive new prints, and you'll get your first one in a reusable black or gold frame, and replacements in a returnable box, but not The Replacements, because you already have that poster. Their catalog ranges from mixed media urban landscapes, to figurative pieces like "Love Transcends" featuring two cubicle-separated lovers, to 3-D-ish fantasy works like "Inner World": a smoking, three-chimney'd prairie house featuring a shirt-wearing baby pig, by an artist who says her images're intended to look "somewhat cartoonish while still retaining their earnestness", a strategy that made Jim Varney into the greatest actor ever
Because reward-based incentives rule, they've also got a discount program where you can buy one of their originals at up to 40% off by earning credit for each dollar spent on subscription fees, which sounds great, until Coast To Coast AM accuses it of being just another sign of New World Order-ing.