What Is the Rule of Odd Numbers in Design?

What Is The Rule of Odd Numbers

Are you interested in understanding and applying the rule of odd numbers in design?

Most professional interior designers follow this rule because grouping items in odd numbers looks more natural and appealing to the eye.

In this article and video, Ellie and Sam share how you can use the rule of odd numbers in your home.

The Rule of Odd Numbers in Design

Even number of items and accessories can cause your room to look uninviting because of the overwhelming amount of symmetry.

However, mixing even and odd numbers will create an inviting balance for guests when they enter your room.

You can apply this rule by grouping accessories and art in groups of three.

Check Out These Additional Resources

The rule of odd numbers will keep your room balanced and inviting.

At La-Z-Boy Home Furnishings & Décor, our degreed interior designers use the rule of odd numbers in every project we work on.

Here are some additional resources you may like to take a look at before you start your interior design project:

We’d be happy to show you how to use the rule of odd numbers at any of our locations in NC, SC, and GA.

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