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Principles of Design: BALANCE

asymmetry - rocksThe concept of balance as it refers to the interior means achieving visual equilibrium through the arrangement or proportion of parts of the whole.  We can achieve balance in our spaces through reaching equilibrium among varying forces of weight, texture, color and size.  Balance in design is can be achieved in a variety of ways; the easiest (in my opinion) being symmetrical balance.  A nightstand on either side of a bed, two end tables flanking a sofa, a dining room table are several common examples of symmetrical design within our spaces. Continue reading