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Design Basics: the rule of three in the decor

The basis of harmoniously decorated spaceare certain rules to follow designers and decorators to the interior looked balanced and aesthetically. We are going to reveal to you the secret of a successful decoration of any surface in the room, whether it's shelf rack, table-top console, dresser or coffee table.

There are some rules that are subject toalmost all of the work of experienced specialists and one of those is the "rule of three". Its meaning lies in the relationship of shapes, colors, and sizes of objects collected in three, for example the composition: a book, a vase, figurine. It is believed that in this way we easily perceive the information picture.

Consider the examples of successful komponovaniya items in a single composition


Coffee table decorated with three items (flashlight,a vase of flowers and decorative dish) of various shapes and sizes with respect to each other (large, smaller, smallest). In this composition, the objects balanced look, but not so on the following example with the console.



Not true:

The composition of the console can not be called successful, because none of the "three rules" is not met: the objects do not differ in color, size and shape, forming identical rectangles.



How to combine the interior decoration

To the composition, decorating the space of the room, it looked harmonious and interesting, important for their komponovanii use at least two of the three rules, namely:

Objects of different sizes

The photo below shows the composition of decorative vessels similarly shaped, but obviously different sizes, as well as accessories in different colors (white, cream, turquoise) within each.

By the same principle combined living trees on the dining table: a form similar pots, but their color and height of various plants.



Objects of different shapes

The composition for decorating the desk or dresserIt can be composed of three pieces completely different form, as in the photo below. Here you see a combination of objects such as a photo in a frame (square), table lamp (cylinder) and a stack of books with a figurine (triangle). In relation to each other different size objects, but the colors for all common (gold, black, white).



colorful decor

To create a harmonious composition may be of anydecorative objects dear to the heart or just bizarre and unusual. You can combine three things completely different colors and different shapes, with little difference in their sizes.


Perfection will reach the one who will be able to unite the decor, according to the "rule of three" at the same time, it might look like this:

The console is decorated with objects of different heights and shirinyZerkalo, vases and a tray have different formuV single composition united white, red and gold colors


three groups

Do not be upset if you want to place a large number of beautiful decorative accessories, but you do not know how to do it right.

In order to create a coherent composition ofmany items, you must first be divided into three equal groups, different in color, shape or size, and then each of them to disband again in a similar way.

As an example, we describe the version presented in the photo below:

composition consists of three groups of subjectsdifferent sizes and shapes: a vase, a picture in a frame, a lamp and a cup on the left side group consists of vases of different shapes, colors and size of the group on the right shows a high lamp, lower bowl and tray (all objects of different colors and shapes)



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