In the past, an artist would be insulted if you were looking for a painting to match your couch. It was a joke among painters, that the public views fine art as a decoration.
These days you can buy a sofa to match your painting, so I think its come full circle. Today’s art buyers can start with their favorite piece of art and design a room around it. Many furniture stores will let you choose a design and color for your couch.
This You-tube video explains Choosing your couch color through Lay-Z-Boy Furniture Store . They let you choose style, color, fabric, etc. and see how it will look on your monitor. At Rooms To Go , you can also choose any couch design and color! Their YouTube video shows you how to Get any couch color .
Or you can start with your couch color and browse art by size, color, subject, type of art and preferred medium at online galleries like Fine Art America. Just select your preferences in the menu boxes on the left side of the shopping page. Be sure to stop by my Fine Art America gallery while you’re there.
The couch pictured is from this interior design blog .