Symmetry has always been a source of obsession in architecture. In Ancient Greece, the Roman Empire, and later during the Renaissance, symmetry was...

Symmetry has always been a source of obsession in architecture. In Ancient Greece, the Roman Empire, and later during the Renaissance, symmetry was...

The Gatineau has an exquisite exterior design. Three large gable dormers and chunky stone columns create a symmetrical balance and inviting ambiance. #BeaverHomesAndCottages

The Gatineau has an exquisite exterior design. Three large gable dormers and chunky stone columns create a symmetrical balance and inviting ambiance. #BeaverHomesAndCottages

Artist: J O H N   C H I A P P O N E Title: Brooklyn Bridge Medium: Photograph  This picture portrays balance by taking the scene and cutting it in half. Other than the people in the background the picture would be completely balanced. I choose it because I think it is a beautiful picture.

Artist: J O H N C H I A P P O N E Title: Brooklyn Bridge Medium: Photograph This picture portrays balance by taking the scene and cutting it in half. Other than the people in the background the picture would be completely balanced. I choose it because I think it is a beautiful picture.

Notan http://www.saddleback.edu/faculty/aplunkett/2DimensionalDesignExpansionoftheSquareAsymmetrical.htm

Notan http://www.saddleback.edu/faculty/aplunkett/2DimensionalDesignExpansionoftheSquareAsymmetrical.htm

David Koma Spring Ready-to-Wear - architectural wonder. Gratifying color combo; I could look at this dress all day. Use as inspiration.

David Koma Spring Ready-to-Wear - architectural wonder. Gratifying color combo; I could look at this dress all day. Use as inspiration.

FOCAL POINT/EMPHASIS EX 3: The middle of this radial design is the main focal point for me. My eyes are automatically drawn towards the center and my eyes slowly wander through the rest of the design. I really like this.

FOCAL POINT/EMPHASIS EX 3: The middle of this radial design is the main focal point for me. My eyes are automatically drawn towards the center and my eyes slowly wander through the rest of the design. I really like this.

Symmetrical Balance Creates Harmony...Having a symmetrical arrangement adds a sense of calm, whereas an asymmetrical arrangement creates a sense of unease, imbalance...Take a look at the background, analyzing the dominant colors. You'll see it forms horizontal bands, which I've shown in red on the photo. The varying widths of these bands add visual interest to the composition, it's a change of rhythm, but it's gentle.

Why is Balance Important in Composition?

Symmetrical Balance Creates Harmony...Having a symmetrical arrangement adds a sense of calm, whereas an asymmetrical arrangement creates a sense of unease, imbalance...Take a look at the background, analyzing the dominant colors. You'll see it forms horizontal bands, which I've shown in red on the photo. The varying widths of these bands add visual interest to the composition, it's a change of rhythm, but it's gentle.

Alessio Romano Designs Scissors Hidden As A Decorative Object Product Design #productdesign

Alessio Romano Designs Scissors Hidden As A Decorative Object Product Design #productdesign

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