Adding to the growing list of project collaborators, from furniture makers to electrical engineers, designers are increasingly tasked with venturing into the art world in hopes of finding special pieces for a given space. With a rising interest among clients in building a considered and personal art portfolio, knowing how and where to source art can be a time-consuming part of the design process. On a mission to simplify and make the art-buying process more accessible by combining human art expertise with specialized AI algorithms, one online marketplace is streamlining the search.
Named after American painter Jasper Johns, Paris-based company Artsper boasts a virtual marketplace with more than 130,000 works from 15,000+ artists. Partnering exclusively with professional boutique and renowned galleries across the world, Artsper’s team ensures all art is ethically sourced and that participating artists are aptly supported. Using the site, designers are able to digitally consult with trend experts and narrow their search with a range of filters to find art that meets a client’s needs, be it sculptures for a garden area or large-scale works for institutional spaces.
Artsper users are presented with specially curated selections based on previous search terms or hand-picked by a member of the Artsper team after a virtual discussion. The website’s robust discovery capabilities ensure that budget-friendly works and up-and-coming artists remain visible to users, creating a more inclusive search experience. The diversity of mediums and styles include everything from street art to prints of masters, sculptures to sketches. No matter the space, Artsper helps designers find the focal point or finishing touch a client may not even know they’re looking floor.