Every well designed space follows these five principles:
It’s important to remember that each individual piece in your room means nothing until you pull the whole room together using these principles. That is why you can love something in the store but not feel the same way when you bring it home. It’s the same reason you can love the feel of a room but not necessarily any individual piece in the room.
So if you feel like there are areas of your home that just don’t look right it’s probably because they are missing at least one of these principles. Over the next while I’ll explain each principle in detail to help you pull your room together using what you have or give you some direction if you’re looking to purchase some new pieces.