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We're recruiting: Hotels Art Consultant

We are recruiting a new Art Consultant, specialising in Hospitality to join our team. ARTIQ represents and works with some of the best artists around, giving our clients unrivalled access to unique and inspiring collections. Artist get paid fairly and clients get beautiful, relevant art collections....

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Patrick McCrae Shortlisted for 2017 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards

We are delighted to announce that ARTIQ CEO, Patrick McCrae has been shortlisted for the 2017 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards for the Creative Industries Entrepreneur of the Year award. Patrick beat off some tough competition in order to make the regional shortlist, with over 1000 businesses...

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#AskACurator with ARTIQ's Tazie Taysom

What do art consultants do all day? Its #AskACurator day on Twitter! To celebrate, we sat down with our talented Art Consultant, Tazie Taysom to find out more. Read the interview in full below: What is your role at ARTIQ? I specialise in workplace and residential, curating collections for our clients...

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ARTIQ @ CORENET EMEA 2017: Tune Up Your Workplace Wellbeing

Art in the workplace can lead to increased productivity and help make the workplace a living, breathing environment. However, workplace wellbeing cannot be achieved through art alone. As lines continue to blur within the workplace, employers are facing unprecedented pressure to understand what constitutes...

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ART CONSULTANT TAZIE TAYSOM CAREER SPOTLIGHT - LADY LIKE YOU BLOG

The creativity, knowledge and expertise of our team members is at the heart of everything we do at ARTIQ. From curation to installation, our experts their passion for art and diverse skill set to ensure that our collections are thought provoking, intelligent and outstanding every time. Since joining...

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ARTIQ & GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL FEATURED IN HOSPITALITY INTERIORS

What can expertly curated art bring to a hotel? From place making and reflecting brand values to creating a focal point, we are passionate about working with some of the world's most innovative hotels to build stunning collections designed to inspire staff and guests alike. We are delighted to share...

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ARTIQ CURATES COLLECTION FOR MARRIOTT HEATHROW

We are delighted to share coverage in SPACE International Hotel Design of our recent collection for the award winning re-design of the Conference, Banqueting & Event Space and bedrooms at the London Heathrow Marriott Hotel. 'For both sets of spaces, the art curation brief was to push the boundaries...

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CALL FOR ENTRIES! GRADUATE ART PRIZE 2017

Are you graduating from university this year and looking for the perfect kick start to your career? The Graduate Art Prize is now open for entries, offering the country’s most exciting art graduates the chance to win £1,000, a group exhibition and representation from the UK’s leading art rental...

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ARTIQ @ Clerkenwell Design Week 2017

As part of Clerkenwell Design Week 2017, we are delighted to have been invited by Ben Adams Architects to join ‘Designed to Work’. The talk will explore the relationship between people and space and how workspace archetypes have evolved in order to enable people to work smarter. ARTIQ’s CEO Patrick...

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Getting the most out of workplace art - Jamie shares his top tips with MIX Interiors magazine

What can intelligently curated, high quality art bring to the workplace? We believe that art in the workplace can engage staff, attract talent, reflect company values and promote a creative and productive working environment. Last month, ARTIQ Head of New Business, Jamie Livingstone sat down with...

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NEW ADDITIONS TO TEAM ARTIQ!

We are delighted to welcome two new staff members to our team this Spring. Ben and Hannah join ARTIQ at a crucial stage of growth for the company and bring with them a wealth of experience in logistics and curation alongside an unwavering passion for art and artists. Get to know our new staff below:...

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The Power of Art in the Workplace: Breakfast Seminar

In the workplace, we believe that carefully selected artwork can engage staff, reflect the unique character and culture of a company, attract and retain the best talent, promote creativity and even increase productivity. It allows a more participatory design by giving employees a say in the aesthetics...

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ARTIQ & Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian open 'The Man & The Monarch' exhibition

The new collection at the Waldorf Astoria, Edinburgh, created especially for the hotel by art consultants ARTIQ, is based around and inspired by one of the most famous Scottish paintings of all time - ‘The Monarch of the Glen’ - and its artist, the Victorian painter and Royal Academician Sir Edwin...

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Hospitality press celebrate new art installation at Great Northern Hotel

We are delighted to share coverage of Debbie Smyth’s ‘A String of Thoughts’ installation at the Great Northern Hotel. This stunning large-scale work forms part of an evolving, bespoke art collection and reflects the latest achievement in an ever strengthening partnership between ARTIQ and the...

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We welcome three new team members!

We are delighted to welcome three new staff members to our growing team. Ranging from curation to artist liaison, our new recruits are equipped with expert knowledge and a wealth of experience in art and artists. Get to know our new staff below: JACK HENRY Project Coordinator ‘ARTIQ’s mission...

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ARTIQ explore the Salon Hang trend for Hospitality Interiors magazine

We are delighted to share a fascinating exploration into the Salon Hang trend written by ARTIQ Art Consultant Katie Terres & now featured in this month's Hospitality Interiors magazine "Not so long ago, the mere mention of ‘hotel art’ would send a shiver down many a spine, bringing up associations...

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We're hiring! Hotels Art Consultant and Arts & Personal Assistant wanted

ARTIQ is a fast-growing, market leading art consultancy based in London. ARTIQ works with some of the best artists around, giving clients unrivalled access to unique and inspiring collections. ARTIQ represents and works with some of the best artists around, giving its clients unrivalled access to unique...

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London Heathrow Marriott Hotel wins at the European Hotel Design Awards

The Marriott Heathrow Conference, Banquet & Event Spaces at London Heathrow Marriott Hotel has won the Event Spaces category at the European Hotel Design Awards. The subtle interior design theme is inspired by the project’s location. Influences of Heathrow and the close associations of travel...

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ARTIQ win Silver in the London Design Awards 2016

ARTIQ is delighted to announce that our new branding (created by Harding Design Studio) has taken home the Silver Award for Graphic Design - Illustration and Type at the London Design Awards 2016. The award celebrates creativity and innovation in the visual representation of ideas and messages....

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Worktech Week 2016 Day 3: Art & Future Workspaces

Here at ARTIQ, we believe that art can transform our working environment, and that art in the workplace has the power to increase productivity, inspire staff and express the collective culture of an organisation. But how exactly does it work? In our final post, we’ll be talking to Catherine Staniland,...

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Worktech Week 2016 Day 2: Choosing the art

Client: ThoughtWorks Sector: Software Here at ARTIQ, we believe that art can transform our working environment, and that art in the workplace has the power to increase productivity, inspire staff and express the collective culture of an organisation. But how exactly does it work? In this post, we chat...

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Worktech Week 2016 Day 1: Installation

Here at ARTIQ, we believe that art can transform our working environment, and that art in the workplace has the power to increase productivity, inspire staff and express the collective culture of an organisation. But how exactly does it work? In this post, we’ll go behind the scenes of the ARTIQ installation...

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Worktech Week 2016

Here at ARTIQ, we believe that art can transform our working environment, and that art in the workplace has the power to increase productivity, inspire staff and express the collective culture of an organisation. But how exactly does it work? To celebrate ARTIQ MD Patrick McCrae’s upcoming talk at...

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Team ARTIQ is growing!

This month ARTIQ welcomes four new staff members to the team. Our new staff join us at a crucial point of growth for the company and include a range of talented and creative specialists with skills across art handling, art curation and marketing. Get to know our new staff below: TAZIE TAYSOM Art Consultant...

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JULY 2016

ARTIQ features in Sleeper Magazine! The curation at the Great Northern Hotel is certainly receiving a lot of attention, this time being featured in the wonderful Sleeper Magazine's July/August issue. Read the case study here.

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JULY 2016

ARTIQ have hosted yet another street art tour, this time kindly sponsored by interior fit out and refurbishment contractors Paragon. This event also had an extra bonus, blessed as it was with the fleeting presence of art world royalty - the superb collaborative duo Gilbert & George walked passed...

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JUNE 2016

"Art is as integral to the interior as the fixtures and fittings." We're honoured to be part of this landmark project at the Great Northern Hotel, introducing emerging artists to a beautifully revived space in King's Cross. Read more about the project in an article here in Country & Town House and...

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JUNE 2016

A great four-page feature in the Spring-Summer edition of SOURCE magazine is now out on the role of art in making a house into a home - 'Patrick MCrae, founder of art consultancy ARTIQ, dresses the Skyline show apartment at Woodberry Down with works by local East London artists.'

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MAY 2016

This month ARTIQ welcomes Marcus Aitken to the team as an Art Consultant. ‘It’s incredibly important for young artists to know there’s another option beyond being picked up by a major gallery – speaking both as an arts graduate and mixed media artist myself!’

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MAY 2016

Street art season has begun! Last month ARTIQ braved the cold and ran our first street art tour of the year. Despite the ominous weather earlier in the day, the emergency brollies remained unused at the end of the night and the event was a great success. If you are interested in attending any of our...

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APRIL 2016

We were down in Cannes at MIPIM, the great annual property showcase, in March, where ARTIQ MD Patrick McCrae was invited to be a moderator for a session on ‘How to create value in architecture, by art and design’ - part of MIPIM’s Innovation Forum. The event was lively and well-attended – and...

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MARCH 2016

ARTIQ MD Patrick McCrae was invited recently invited recently by leading UK magazine OnOffice to write a short piece about the impact art can have on workplace productivity. Read the full article here.

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JANUARY 2016

Brand magazine DRUM selected our re-brand work (by Harding Design) for the shortlist for their ‘Ad of the Week’ this month, pitting us against some of the biggest names in the advertising world, including Forsman & Bodenfors, Ogilvy Paris, RKCR/Y&R and more The Drum - Ad of the week

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NOVEMBER 2015

We are ARTIQ! This month we launched our wonderful new name and brand, re-designed by Lee Harding of Harding Design. ARTIQ is based on the idea of being clever with art, combining ‘Art’ + ‘IQ’. Design Week featured the story in their ‘Inspiration’ section - Design Week Article

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NOVEMBER 2015

ARTIQ MD Patrick McCrae was invited to speak at the high-profile 2015 Worktech London conference this month on ‘Wellbeing in the Workplace’, taking part in a panel discussion chaired by Dame Carol Black, OBE, Government Policy Adviser on Work & Health.

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NOVEMBER 2015

Our sponsorship collaboration with law firm Herbert Smith Freehills continued into its third year with our most successful Graduate Art Prize to date in the autumn, with applications from over 30 colleges and universities. The winning piece was ‘El vapor nace en el silencio’ (Vapour is born in silence)...

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NOVEMBER 2015

A final end of year highlight was being asked to collaborate with Anita Rosato Interior Design on a room-set at the ‘Sleep’ event at London’s Business Design Centre. ARTIQ worked with artist Gillian Westgate on the creation of three neon bunnies for the walls, as well as suggesting the hiring...

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SEPTEMBER 2015

A project highlight of recent months is the art wall we created for a fascinating and socially-conscious software company called ‘Thoughtworks’ as part of their award-winning new workspace. Office Community Manager Brid Ryan said that ‘The ever-changing wall means there is always something new...

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