by Lynn Byrne
Ever wonder how interior designers create those swoon worthy rooms that you see in magazines, blogs and on Pinterest?
Sometimes it is the very last things added to a space just before a gorgeous image of it is snapped. But why are some arrangements of objects more dynamic and interesting than others? How do you choose the perfect lamp, mirror or other accessory, and then how to you group them, to make a room sing? What is the trick to flair?
Interior stylist, Tim Rundle explains a stylist’s secret tool in his book Visual Contrast. The title gives you a clue: arranging objects with some type of visual contrast is the key, but Tim expands on this method by breaking down visual contrast into four main groups and several subcategories: