By Leanna Blick. interior. Published at Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 - 18:52:17 PM.
Every room in your home needs a focal point. Since concrete is such a heavy material to work with. when it's used in design. it lends a ton of visual weight to the room. This means it will instantly draw the eye and ground the space. All told. these factors make concrete an excellent choice to become a focal point in your home.
Put simply. asymmetry makes things a little more interesting. It adds visual interest.Now that you know what asymmetry is. it's important to take a more in-depth look at why people use it in their designs. The most common reason is that it adds more visual interest. Where the repetition of symmetrical arrangements has a tendency to feel monotonous over time. asymmetrical looks keep us on our toes.
In fact. the bulk of your work takes place when you first purchase the item. Whatever application you choose for your concrete — whether it's a fireplace. countertop. or coffee table — it should be properly stained. sealed and polished.Be sure to ask the manufacturer how to maintain your specific items. As a general rule. simply sweeping away general debris and washing it with a non-abrasive cleaner is the way to go.
Repeating elements with similar colors. lines and shapes are the way to go.Use your perception: Pay attention to how your asymmetrical elements make you feel. If something feels “off” about your design. you may have to make a few tweaks until everything makes sense.Will you be giving asymmetry a chance?Believe it or not. asymmetry is a foundational principle of interior design.