The angles of the headboard play off the grand architectural details found throughout the home and draw the eye up to the musical focal point of the room: a trio of guitars. Matching midcentury modern brass lamps add task lighting and a metallic sparkle to this soothing space.
Even at a distance, the front of this vacation home is entirely captivating. Where a soaring ceiling makes the entrance seem larger than life, stone columns and planters on either side of the door establish beautiful symmetry and balance.
Half-circle steps lead to the home's main entrance, where a custom ironwork door waits to greet visitors. Stone columns, copper planters and twin sconces on either side of the door infuse the space with symmetry and balance.
Matching nightstands, mirrors and lamps flank the upholstered bed in this transitional bedroom for a design that's symmetrical and balanced. Blue accents add color without disrupting the calm, soothing feel of the space.
Symmetry reigns supreme in this cool, contemporary bedroom. Clean-lined wood nightstands topped with funky wood lamps flank the bed for a balanced design, and fluffy white bedding keeps the space feeling cozy.
Symmetrical furnishings — matching nightstands, lamps, pillows and artwork — make this contemporary bedroom feel balanced. The plaid throw pillows and reclaimed wood nightstands add a touch of rusticity to the design.
A symmetrical arrangement for the table's focal point makes a visually strong statement. In this case, the tall stacked centerpiece is flanked with two bouquets that were made with the same flowers and produce in vases that are the same size and color.
A lantern-style chandelier hangs above a black and white coffee table, centering this traditional living room. Built-in bookshelves and matching sofas flank the fireplace, creating symmetry and balance.
Light and bright, this transitional kitchen features white Shaker style cabinets, gray stone countertops, a farmhouse sink and a white and gray glass tile backsplash. Symmetry and storage were important ideas for this stylish kitchen.
To create a clean, balanced look with a touch of eclectic flair, symmetry is key. Jamie Laubhan-Oliver of D Home suggests buying bedside lamps, nightstands and coordinating accessories in pairs. "Since I tend to decorate in a very eclectic style, duplicates of items help to keep it from looking chaotic," she says regarding her master bedroom style. In her antique-inspired retreat, Jamie uses a matching pair of metallic table lamps and an elegant crystal chandelier as the room's primary light sources. "Chandeliers are the jewelry of your home; whether small or large, they add drama to any room."
A symmetrical, low water landscape works well with the Las Vegas climate. The modern home's exterior includes an outer mesh screen around the top portion to filter the direct sunlight and keep the outdoor space a little bit cooler.
Philip Jeffries wallpaper sets a neutral backdrop for the metal bird sculpture that hangs above the custom bed in this urban master retreat. A pair of mirrors creates a symmetrical arrangement that hugs the bed, which is situated to take maximum advantage of two walls of windows. Custom draperies add pattern and privacy.
On the design floor, there is a seventeen foot island used for presentations, layout design and storage that bisects the space. On either side of the island, there are three designer work spaces. These individual work spaces were created with bent cold rolled steel, providing a sturdy, yet still attractive, place for designers to work.
Lighting recessed in the molding illuminates the curving gold ceiling and when paired with an elegant gold chandelier creates a stunning, grand entryway to this home. Sleek glamorous lines, simple tile flooring and an octagonal table produce a symmetrical balance that wows upon entering. One shelf offsets the space for special collectables.
Creating a symmetrical plan, the designer oriented the shower and the tub to face the windows and a view of the trees. Porcelain floors and wall tiles with a subtle stone appearance, green/brown mosaic glass feature tiles, teak wood veneer and metal details enhance the natural, organic look of this contemporary beauty.