Small Space Solution: Go Symmetrical

Small Space Solution: Go Symmetrical

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Janel Laban
Jul 14, 2009

When in doubt, buy two. A bit outrageous sounding, I know, and when it comes to small spaces it can seem counter productive, but it is a rule of thumb that can really work when it comes to interiors. A symmetrical layout is a pretty risk free way to go...

...when putting together a living room conversation area (think facing sofas, like the room shown above) or bedroom (think matching lamps as shown in this room, currently featured on AT:SF).

Because symmetry is naturally pleasing to the eye, it takes the challenges inherent in designing a small space down a notch. Balance brings calm, even to a space that is square-footage challenged.

Images: Top, Hillary Wallace of Simon Wallace Design via Kimberely Brown and Bottom, Brenton Salo for Brian Pacquette Interiors

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