More than anything, Danielle Rollins' Atlanta garden is a poem of symmetry and order, the hallmarks of a formal garden. Garden beds are organized behind boxwood hedges and in the distance a grove of hornbeams beautifully frame a sculpture of a stag that pays tribute to her Buckhead neighborhood.
White railing works well with any deck board and complements brick, shingles, stucco, or vinyl and fiber-cement siding. It’s a great look for stairs and porches, too. Fiberon Symmetry Railing features a classic profile in a sturdy, low-maintenance composite that never needs paint or stain.
An in-kitchen eating area - perfect for kids and family or for entertaining - is a key feature in this open-plan kitchen. The symmetry, along with the all-white cabinetry and tile backsplash, make the room feel large, clean and organized. Modern-style hanging globes give the space an industrial look while providing plenty of lighting.
The guest bathroom’s custom vanity was designed with symmetry in mind. “Instead of the vanity being an afterthought, all the vanities in this house were really done to look like a piece of furniture,” says project manager Dan Faires.
If the architecture of your room is symmetrical, hang the same wreath in all of your windows at the same height. You can use the wreaths as jumping-off points for spacing out the rest of your seasonal elements.
The use of pairs creates symmetry and order in this urban apartment. Chests add much-needed storage, mirrors pull light into the space and upholstered stools add pull-up seating to the living and dining areas. The framed art above the banquette — a photo of a floral arrangement from the homeowners' wedding — adds a personalized touch to the space.
A home this grand needed an entrance to match, which is exactly why the Moss Landscaping team flanked the front walkway with Japanese boxwood and other plants. Now the lawn shines with beautiful symmetry and balance.
With layers of boxwoods, shrubs and pretty pink hydrangeas, this traditional home designed by Richard Seaberg of RS Architectural Partners looks like something out of the Secret Garden. Further, the grand nature of the lawn accentuates the home's symmetrical architecture.