By . interior. Published at Tuesday, May 08th, 2018 - 11:40:43 AM.
Take the picture above as an example. While the room features a consistent color palette. the same number of chairs on either side of the coffee table. and even a symmetrical layout. it was probably the fireplace that caught your eye first — and held it. Asymmetrical elements are a good tool to use when you want to call attention to a feature of your design.Asymmetrical design can make your interiors feel more casual.It's more casual
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It can be big or small: Asymmetry doesn't always have to make a huge statement. Sometimes even piv0ting a chair at an angle is enough.Use odd numbers: Arranging groupings in odd numbers is a great way to utilize asymmetrical design.Remember coordinating elements: When you're going asymmetrical. it's crucial to include a few common threads to help pull everything together.
There's actually a psychological basis for why this occurs. It has to do with the way our brains process information. They aim to pick up on as many patterns and repetitions as possible. so the mirroring effect of symmetrical design makes those rooms very easy to figure out. In asymmetrical spaces. the patterns are less immediately obvious. so it takes our brains a bit longer to process them and ultimately makes them more interesting.