Balance and Scale: How to Master 2 of Design’s Fundamentals

Domaine’s editor-at-large, designer Estee Stanley, shares her tips for mastering these interior design principles.

Balance and scale are two of the basic design fundamentals. These elements can make or break the visual impact of any space. The biggest issues with balance and scale that I see are when people opt for pieces that are not practical in terms of size and proportion to their home, and when they don’t account for the size of each individual piece when it comes to laying out a space. Read on for my tips on mastering the art of balance and scale.