Balance is the idea that when you walk into a room everything feels like it has a place-it’s a visual calmness. An unbalanced room can feel uncomfortable, unfinished, or unwelcoming. Understanding how to achieve balance will completely elevate your home.

Balance is a principle of design that means the distribution of the visual weight of objects. It involves space, light and structure, such as the placement of windows and doors, ceiling heights in relation to the floor space, a view or lack of a view. It is also influenced by how all the other elements such as color, shape, proportion, rhythm, repetition and texture are used, with the ultimate goal of achieving balance and harmony. To read more head over to House West Design!

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