Best Game Room Wall Art Ideas for 2022

Calling all fun-loving homeowners, this article is for you! A game room is a novelty, so it should get special treatment when it comes to decor. Give your game room a little extra TLC with stylish wall art. Whether you have a classic game room with billiards and board games, or a modern hub of video games and tech toys, wall art can take your space to the next level. Choose a print that matches the vibe of your recreational space, and wow your guests with a curated gaming area. Because this room is intended entirely for fun, you can dare to be bold. Choose from a classic canvas or something with a playful edge. Get inspired by our designer tips and tricks to make the most out of your game room.

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Game Room Glam

A Playful Style

Competitive Color Schemes

Game Room Wall Décor Sizing

Gaming Wall Art Shapes

Interior Decorating Topics

Game Room Glam

Enhance the look of your game room with artwork and accessories. While comfort should be a priority when designing your game space, that doesn’t mean you can’t play around with the aesthetics! Hang a print that represents your passion, or go with abstract piece for a splash of style. Your game room is all about reveling in what brings you joy. Sit back, relax, and enjoy your escape from reality. With the right piece of wall art, it’s easy to have fun and show off your style at the same time!

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A Playful Style

Explore cheeky wall art with a modern message. From geometric designs to indie artwork, get playful with your interior. Plus, a little competitive motivation never hurt anyone! Use wall art with words to get your fellow game-players excited for some healthy competition. Follow this clever pro tip from our resident interior design expert, Elimar Lobo Sáenz:

Game Room Wall Art: Pro Tip

“Inspirational typography is a simple way to improve our mindset. Especially considering our current worldwide situation, we need to be surrounded by as much positivity as possible. Inspiring quotes and motivational typography are a subtle way to create a positive environment and boost our everyday energy.”

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Competitive Color Schemes

One way to ensure visual cohesion (in tandem with eclectic details,) is to choose a unified color scheme. If you want a more traditional, serious look, go with deep tones. For lighthearted, carefree decor, choose bright hues.

Black and Blue Game Room Ideas

Black and blue is a foolproof color combo. Whether you want to give off a sophisticated or social vibe, these two colors are incredibly versatile. Choose a pale blue for a youthful look, or go with navy for a refined touch. Use black as a hint of drama throughout your space.  

Game Room Wall Art: Pro Tip

Décor expert Elimar Lobo Sáenz shares a color-specific tip:

Red may seem like a surprising shade for 2022, however, it is ideal for promoting energy and visual stimulation. Plus, you can easily introduce red into your color scheme without going overboard. A splash of red represents spontaneity, ambition, and passion.”

Sounds perfect for a game room!

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Game Room Wall Décor Sizing

Looking for the perfect canvas size to hang in your game room? Check out these comprehensive paragraphs from our Ultimate Wall Art Size Guide:

“Your wall art should take about 60% to 75% of the available empty wall space, the portion not covered by moldings or furniture. Measure the height and width of the wall. Now, multiply the measurements by both 0.6 and 0.75. As a result, you will get the range of canvas print sizes to suit the space.

For instance, if your blank wall is 9 feet tall and 5 feet wide, multiply 9 by 0.6 to get the low end of the ideal height range. Then multiply 9 by 0.75 to get the high end of the ideal height range. Do the same for your wall's 5 feet width. The ideal height of the canvas would be 5.4 feet - 6.75 feet and the ideal width would be 3 feet - 3.75 feet.

Wall art that you want to hang over furniture, such as a fireplace, a bed or a couch, should be between 2/3 and 3/4 of the furniture's width. To measure the ideal art size above your furniture, consider this example: If your couch is 6 feet wide, multiply it by 0.66 and 0.75. You need a canvas between 3.96 feet and 4.5 feet wide to fit impressively above the couch.”

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Gaming Wall Art Shapes

Decide whether you prefer the look of a large, single-panel canvas, or a modern multi-panel layout. Once you’ve chosen your perfect size and layout, reference these pro tips for how to hang your wall art:

Game Room Wall Art: Pro Tip

Any designer will tell you that the most common mistake homeowners make, is hanging their art too high. Large wall art should be hung at eye level. While it may seem low at first glance, eye-level artwork is a longstanding gallery standard. Guests should not have to crane their necks to look at your prized prints. Your artwork should be in plain view, and blend seamlessly with the rest of your interior. If you’re hanging a piece of art above a sofa, leave no more than 6”-8” in between the top of the couch and the bottom of the print.

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Interior Decorating Topics

Now you’re ready to select wall art for your game room! For more artwork ideas, check out our inspiration blog. We break down our extensive selection into easy-to-navigate categories. Discover professional design tips from décor experts, and a curated guide to every room.

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