Principle of Design #3 – Emphasis

Written by The Peaceful Cottage on . Posted in Bathroom Design, Home Design, Principles and Elements of Design

Emphasis in interior design is simply enhancing or creating a focal point in the room. A successful focal point immediately draws the eye to a specific point in the design. It does not have to be dynamic in pattern or bold in color because size, color, line, texture, woodwork and ornamental detail can all be used to attract attention.

Some natural focal points often found in a room include: a fireplace, a beautiful view, architectural details, artwork or a large piece of furniture (such as a bed or piano). Other objects in the room should compliment the primary focal point.

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I love homes, home design, housekeeping, being a stay at home mom, and spending time at home with my husband. I am hoping to creating a home of peace... filled with the spirit of the Lord. I believe that I can "create peace in my home, when there is happiness therein."

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