Symmetry is said to make the space visually larger but doesn’t it make your interior more boring? Asymmetry is a type of balance you can go for while decorating your space to add visual interest to the space and it makes it look more casual and less formal. An asymmetrical elements in the decor catches an eye and brings a more ‘lived-in’ feel, besides, some asymmetry can give your home a character. How to pull it off in your room? Here are some ideas!
Make It A Focal Point
An asymmetrical feature can become your focal point in the interior, it will make a statement, give it a character and personality. What focal points can you go for? The most popular idea is a fireplace, which will easily become a focal point in any living room or open space, and even if your fireplace is in the center of the wall, you can create some artificial asymmetry with a mantel attached in an asymmetrical way. Another great way to add asymmetry to your space is to make a gallery wall this way, or it may be some various art, it’s a fast and simple way to create visual interest. You can find and use more various ideas of incorporating asymmetry into your space: placement of furniture, curtains, geometric staircases and much more, just don’t be excessive with it – one focal point is enough.
Make It Large Or Small If You Want
Making a large and bold asymmetrical feature is a great way to make your interior edgy, give it a character but sometimes you just can’t make too many changes or don’t feel like changing too much. In such a case add some small asymmetrical touches that you want: a couple of asymmetrically hanging artworks, placement of furniture or hanging pendant lights only on one side of the bed.