This article showcases our top picks for the best Europe based Art startups. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Art industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Europe Art Startups
GemStones Architecture & Design
Irradiate yourself with new perspectives, new worlds – atemporal pleasure. The comprehensive design Integrity Universe is GemStones Architecture, a new physical and emotional architectural experience that becomes an extension of crafted stones materialised in designs that reflect architectural joy.
From micro to macro all scales and disciplines are made full of creativity and quality. Founded and led by Ines J.
Pedras, the name resembles her native Galician-Portuguese language wich means “Stones”.. .
Octopus Communications Consultancy
Our Brand To Sales™ approach We are the first to fuse research, PR, social, content, events and technology together into focused campaigns that help Brands arrive at Sales much faster. All under one roof, with one team, and delivered in a way that makes commercial sense for our clients.
Brand To Sales™ is a refreshingly methodical approach that works. Tried, tested and proven, the campaigns we run for global market leaders are the true measure of our success.
While our wide range of services, and talented people, are what make it all happen. We’ve also been recognised by our industry as an ‘Agency of the Future’.
These are big shoes to fill but meet with us and you’ll soon see that the energy, spirit of teamwork and commitment to performance shared by each and every Octopede ensures that the future is now. The Octopus Group story so far… Octopus Group began as single PR consultancy in 2001.
The company soon grew and was able to offer clients additional specialist services in the disciplines of B2B, B2C and Research. Today we are a 70-strong, London-based, independent integrated marketing agency with a healthy roster of clients.
We think you’ll find us a breath of fresh air. But enough about us, let’s talk about you….
Pablo & Paul
Pablo & Paul is a web-based platform that operates as an art gallery which offers contemporary art in an innovative retail concept. It offers unique paintings, drawings, photographs, prints, and mixed media works.
Pablo & Paul is based in Munich, Germany.. .
Oru Space is a lifestyle workspace conceptually designed for the unique times we live in. By bringing a friendly workspace environment to suburbia, Oru ensures that professionals and creatives – with little time to commute – can thrive by simply knowing they’re closer to home.
An innovative people-focused model, Oru’s dynamism is encapsulated in co- founder’s Paul Hepworth Nelmes’s and Vibushan Thirukumar’s motto ‘we think, for what you need’. Therefore creating a positively energising space with emphasis on wellness, diet, workspace and cultural events in tandem with an unparralleled passion for the environment, sustainability & social outreach..
Frozen Kingdom is a game development studio (we do some experimental software development as well, but usually it bonds with games) in Tartu, Estonia. Launched True Flies, True Flies HD, True Flies Free and True Flies HD Free for iOS.
Currently working on 4 different titles for PC, Mac, iOS and Android. Future plans include games for other platforms like Facebook and Console Arcade..
Inspiration Hut is an online resource that provides daily inspiration from some of the world’s most creative portfolios for designers, photographers, and artists. It also offers design-related articles; free and premium downloads such as fonts, Photoshop brushes, PSD files, and textures; and Photoshop tutorials.
Inspiration Hut enables its users to submit their own work and get them reviewed and published on its website.. .
ROMAX FINE ART
ROMAX FINE ART is a UK-based company providing “all in one” service for Russian private clients. Expert in packing, crating, storing, shipping and custom clearance fine art, antiques and art objects of all kind.
Providing a “door to door” service in white gloves in Russia, UK and Worldwide. Regular connections between Moscow and London, Nice, Monaco, Paris, Brussels..
Incryptium is a pioneer of blockchain innovation and its practical, real-world application to non-fungible token technology. As a next-generation blockchain consulting and solutions company we develop sensible non-fungible token solutions that unlock new business models and value creation opportunities in a new blockchain-powered digital economy.
We believe that blockchain and its application to non-fungible token technology will open the door to the digitization of assets and data and change the landscape of ownership and digital rights in profound ways. Our services comprise strategy assessment, holistic non-fungible token solution design and solution build & implementation in cooperation with our blockchain technology partners..
Mesitus is a curated collection of artisanal home decor and green furniture that harmonise the air, the light and the energy of your living space. Our products are personally handpicked and handcrafted from ethically-sourced and eco-friendly recycled materials.
Mesitus is the nature touch for your outer world – the outside environment that helps nurture the inner world of your body, mind and soul, turning your living space into your own natural habitat.. .
Watershed is a cultural cinema and diversity center that curates ideas, spaces, and talent to enable artistic visions and creative collaborations to flourish. The center produces work that cuts across the film, music, theatre, design, visual art, and the creative and technology sectors.
Its programs include talent development, cinema exhibition, events, and festivals. In the building visitors will find three cinemas, a large Café, flexible conference and events spaces, and the Pervasive Media Studio, a research space which brings together a network of over 100 artists, technologists, and academics to explore the future of mobile and wireless media.
The center seeks to encourage open collaborations and create opportunities which bridge expertise, imaginations, and boundaries to promote new ideas and enjoyable experiences. Watershed is based in Bristol, United Kingdom..
The emerging XR technologies combined with the identified need of a true artist friendly environment for production, distribution, promotion and enjoyment of digital creative content, including novel business models and innovative ways of monetizing on it for artists and art investors. Connected.ART is an eco-system for all stakeholders within the art industry with the interest of new methods and technology.
Are you looking for an extraordinary gift, a special decoration or a timeless snap-shot of a beloved person? Just send us 3 photos of that person and they will sculpt a unique, high quality portrait bust. Their technical know how accompanies with artistic experience and affords impressive artworks at sensational prices.
Convince yourself of their busts in their gallery. There is a small selection from their now over 1800 sculpted busts..
Señor Cool is an online retailer that sells fashion items and accessories to its users. The platform sells t-shirts, sweatshirts, bags, hoodies, bodysuits, phone and tablet cases, cups, canvas, posters, and prints to its users.
Señor Cool was launched in 2015 by Hector de Pereda and is based in Madrid.. .
Tagsmart offers an all-round complete art authentication solutions, designed for artists, collectors and sellers of art. Endorsed and used by leading and upcoming artists, Tagsmart Certify uses DNA tagging technology to identify artworks alongside a unique system for issuing Certificates of Authenticity.
These services are fully integrated with a secure digital platform which enables artists to verify the authenticity of their artworks and create an accredited chain of provenance.. .
Started in 2012, MusicInfo operated as one of the world’s largest music metadata database. The service aggregates information and data from various sources.
With over 10 billion data points in the database so far, we are positive that we know pretty much about music. We bring a state-of-the-art algorithm and up-to-date technologies to the digital music industry.
During 2016 Musicinfo expanded its business to digital music distribution area with the focus market being China. With comprehensive knowledge in the target market, Musicinfo provides independent musicians and record labels the best solution to distribute and promote their music in China.
Oh and we love music!. .
True innovators committed to increasing efficiency in packaging prepress through Native PDF and open standards An IT company who understands packaging, and a packaging company who understands IT Our biggest strength is the commitment to listen to our customers and act upon their input Fastest-growing software company in the industry They are IT experts for the graphic arts industry or printing experts in the IT world – just the way you perceive us. By optimizing your order management and integrating your existing systems, they help you to achieve a higher level of efficiency so that you can process your orders profitably.
With the configuration and implementation of their web-based productivity tools, you get central access to all data of the entire production process, replace conventional job bags with digital job tickets and avoid errors caused by multiple data entry.. .
Ikonospace is a computer software company that allows people to create, manage and share virtual exhibitions with a new suite of tools. With extreme ease, anyone can now build their own space and start populating it with their own artworks.
Ideal for exhibition designers it is also a fantastic tool for artists to showcase their art in 3D environments. Your creations can then be visited through mobile devices, PC, Mac and Virtual Reality..
xymatic’s goal is to bring new ideas and interactive experiences to everyone. This new independent start-up company from Berlin, Germany has started its product-line with experimental games for a broad audience, but is always open for new ideas and interesting concepts and challenges.
The development team is skilled in areas such as: Real-time graphics, interaction design, web applications, mobile development, screen design, network protocols, image processing and server programming. They combine these skills with strange ideas, to try and build interesting and unusual experiences for everyone..
Rug Artisan is an unconventional brand designed to create bespoke rugs for the crème de la crème. Their designs are a fusion of contemporary art and inimitable style brought to life by rug artisans with a highly specialised skill set.
Every custom rug is a unique work of art, designed and created punctiliously with the greatest care possible. Their aim is to provide their clients with an unsurpassed level of independence in designing..
BEEN THERE TOGETHER
BEEN THERE TOGETHER is a single-player card game for playing in public spaces. It encourages the player’s perception of society and his/her surroundings.
By providing challenges, context, and aesthetic pleasure, it creates an exciting experience that differs from the ordinary daily activities. Its purpose is to overcome the individual’s alienation in society.
By simple questions and tasks, the player is drawn into a magic circle of play in reality, in areas that are normally not intended for play. It creates a temporary world in the midst of an ordinary world, transforming the everyday experience and the individual’s perception of public spaces.
It was founded in 2017 and is based in Warsaw, Poland.. .
Ars Electronica is an internationally recognized institute focused on digital art and media culture. It consists of four divisions, including Ars Electronica: a festival for art, technology, and society; Prix Ars Electronica: an international competition for CyberARTS; Ars Electronica Center: a center for electronic arts which houses the Museum of the Future; and Ars Electronica Futurelab: a laboratory for future innovations.
It also confers the Prix Ars Electronica awards. Ars Electronica was founded in 1979 and is based in Linz, Austria..
Model & Talent Agency Ibiza | Deva Models
DevaModels: Model & Talent Agency As the model and talent agency we have over 2.500 different faces from all around the world: models (adults, children), actors, talents. And we keep growing! We constantly update and upgrade our database of models and talents.
Our team immerses itself fully in each project, covering new ideas adapted to the latest trends in the sector. Deva Models provides the best service for its clients as well as its models.
Why photo shoot or production in Ibiza? Because of great weather, beautiful beaches and landscape, special light and amazing vibe made by mix of people from all around the world. Model and talent agency Ibiza Model & Talent Agency, Agency specialised in booking talents, actors, children and adult models, For fashion, TV spots, and more….
ARTEDIO is an online gallery concept for contemporary art and limited editions. You can buy uniques, limited edition prints and originals easly, safely and transparent online.
It is our goal to provide more transparency on the art market. You can choose on ARTEDIO between over 1000 objects from well-known and up-coming artists.
Among them are works by Gerhard Richter, Georg Baselitz, Heinz Mack, Jörg Immendorff, Günther Uecker, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Joseph Beuys and many more. When selecting works of art, we pay particular attention to the artistic quality, low circulation, flawless state and the unrestricted authenticity.
Every single object gets checked by experts, receives a description and gets photographed. In addition to the descriptions and photographs, you can also obtain background information on the respective artists..
At Singulart, They are convinced that the digital space is an invaluable tool for bringing transparency and equity to the art market. They provide artists with the tools that enable them to independently manage the sale of their works.
Their team is working around the clock, committing their energy to promoting Singulart artists to a global audience. In showcasing artists around the world, they also hope to allow art lovers and collectors alike to explore new artistic horizons, to embrace new cultures and to be inspired by the works of talented artists that they never would have come across if it wasn’t for Singulart..
Talents United is an online community of artistic talent and organizations that comes together to collaborate, review, and generate creative new projects. Creative individuals can showcase their talents and work in categories such as architecture, music, art, and more.
Talents United was founded in 2012 and is based in Madrid, Spain.. .
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