Square and rectangular shapes can sharpen your decorating plan.
We often think about soft, rounded shapes as the most comfortable design aesthetic for home décor. However, an interior design based on square, rectangular and trapezoidal shapes can be equally beautiful and warm.
Square edges give a sense of symmetry, order, and stability, calming an interior into a sense of harmony.
Imagine clean, simple and sophisticated lines – no curves, no fuss, and no frills. Home furnishings can be very beautiful when they have no rounded edges, helping create a very elegant look.
You might think squared-off design elements can only complement a minimalist style, but that’s not true. You can go contemporary, mid-century modern or very traditional, such as Shaker, mission, colonial, or arts and craft styles.
Leaving off curves, cutouts and ornamentation will simplify your décor and lend a sense of peace and serenity to your home.
Think right angles for:
- Upholstered furniture including sofas, easy chairs, and ottomans
- Tables, including dining tables, coffee tables, and end tables
- Window fashions
- Plumbing fixtures and door hardware
Square up your home decor with a focus on sharp-edged shapes. It’s the perfect angle for a tranquil home environment!
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