Symmetry and Non-Symmetry

May 29, 2018

Often as architectural designers we look for symmetry when designing as it provides balance to a room or exterior and is easy on the eye. Too much symmetry however can become a little boring and predictable. Here are some photographs I have taken on recent travels, showing the benefits and pleasure in symmetry and also the excitement and originality of non-symmetry or a-symmetry.

 

 Click through the photographs above to enjoy calm of beautiful, elegant symmetry in Paris.

 

Then be inspired by the quirky non symmetry of Tinsmiths (Linen and Cotton Fabrics, Lighting and Homeware) in Ledbury, where no two panes of glass are the same size:

 

 

 

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