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6 Times When Asymmetrical Design Is Best

By Tiffany Adams


In design, we are often drawn to a symmetrical look, yet there are times when asymmetry is a practical, beautiful, and perhaps even problem-solving path to take. Whether it's to incorporate multiple features into one room, to showcase an architectural feature, or for a variety of other reasons, consider an asymmetrical approach to your space.

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Master Bedroom by Irwin Weiner

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In master bedrooms, space is often at a premium. Rather than designing a perfectly symmetrical wall that frames the fireplace, use every inch to meet your needs; for example, create a seating nook on one side and a storage area on the other, as shown here. 

Master Bedroom
by Irwin Weiner

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