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C A S E S T U D Y
Artistic Makeover
Project : West Village Location : Dallas
Cynthia Byrnes Contemporary Art ( CBCA ), the first digital art selection platform offering an extensive collection of more than 6,000 artworks , has transformed the lobby , amenity lounges , and penthouse floor of Ardan in Dallas with artworks from CBCA artists . Cynthia Byrnes and her team advised , curated artwork for , and project managed the installation of art in the property . Each piece of art was carefully selected to enhance the space ’ s built interiors and create a home-like experience for residents .
Cynthia and her team worked closely with the developer to evaluate the brand strategy , architectural plans , and design schemes ; determined spatial requirements , scale , and placement of artwork to interpret the client vision and project requirements ; and curated art that amplifies each space .
“ When entering a home , in this case , an apartment complex , seeing art every day reinforces positive , joyful feelings , provokes contemplation , and provides a dose of inspiration . Art makes an immediate statement about the environment . An opinion is formed , whether it is conscious or not . Make it a good one ,” said Cynthia Byrnes .
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