PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN. Directions or guidelines for using the elements of design. BALANCE. A sense of equilibrium. When establishing balance consider visual weight created by size, color, texture and number of objects. SYMMETRICAL
Directions or guidelines for using the elements of design
Furniture and accessories must be in scale to the roomSCALE
Effective Ratios are 2:3, 3:5, 5:8, 4:7, etc.
Square is the least pleasing shape.
Rectangles are more pleasing, especially with a ratio of 2:3.PROPORTION