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Update any space easily with these designer tips — and fresh products from New England companies. No contractor required.

“Striking wall art has the power to invigorate an interior, taking it from dull to dynamic,” says kelly Taylor of Kelly Taylor Interior Design in Providence. “The key to adding art is to create layered focal points and varied visual stimulation. As your eye moves through a series of rooms or walls, mix up the media. Black-and-white photographs can give way to subtle watercolors until the eye reaches one large, commanding textural piece.”

> Allegheny River, NY+PA by Sand T Kalloch, $3,400 through CasaDesign Boston, 460 Harrison Avenue, Boston, 617-654-2974,

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