Here's a post that's a testament to the sublime beauty of the unexpected. You've heard that art should always be centered — but what if it wasn't? Find here 10 intriguing, quirky examples of why rules were made to be broken.
Some off center art spotted on Desire to Inspire.
An off-center piece adds a bit of the unexpected to a bedroom from Stil Inspiration.
An asymmetrical art arrangement in Rena's Global Eclectic San Francisco Apartment.
This particular painting is hung both off center and a little bit too low... but somehow it works. It's all about the relationships between the art and the other elements in the room. From Nordic Design.
This little grouping, instead of centering itself over the middle of the couch, aligns with the right side, with unexpected results. The lamp serves to balance out the whole composition. From Sara's Scandinavian-Style Downtown Brooklyn Condo.
You might expect to see the art centered over the bed, but instead it's hung over the nightstand. Again, all about relationships. From SF Girl by Bay.
Another off-center piece adds a quirky touch to a bedroom. From Nuevo Estilo.
The larger and smaller pieces on either side of this couch balance one another out nicely... but still add a touch of the unexpected. Also from Nuevo Estilo.