Like any show of artistry, a key fundamental of interior design is keeping a room in balance. Scale, proportion, and rhythm all play into the visual appearance of a room. Follow these simple Do’s & Don’ts for a well-balanced room!

 Create Informal Asymmetry

Don’t – just duplicate what already exists on one side of the room.

Do – create this asymmetry by distributing the visual weight of the pieces. Balance a large sofa with an accent chair and bookcase.

Spread Color Around


Don’t – limit the main color to the sofa only.

Do – make sure to spread the focal color throughout the space. Tie it in with different scaled patterns on chairs, pillows, rugs, and art.

Remember Visual Balance


Don’t – let your room flat-line!

Do – add height to your space with lighting, greenery, and accessories. The varying heights make sure to address the vertical balance that is so often forgotten.


Michelle Djurovic

Interior Designer

Allied Member ASID

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