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K. Donovan

I am a huge fan of symmetry and have used it in many areas of our home. For me it gives a sense of balance and order and is easy on the eye. It doesn’t have to match exactly for it to work - I love how the lights and bar stools in the kitchen create the desired effect without looking regimental ot over styled.

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sianepeer

Would love to hear what the lights are standing on behind the sofa. I have tried this look but cant ever find an appropriate set to use.

   
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cassandrascott24

Some beautiful examples in this post though one needs the luxury of space to achieve this. Balance and harmony can indeed be achieved without symmetry, such as via items displayed on a mantlepiece, on a window sill etc. Symmetrical rooms can look staged and rather formal.

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