|Extra large clock|
In the context of interior design, the size of an item in relation to the size of the room is referred to as 'scale'. As a rule, professional interior designers recommend that you scale items "up" rather than "down". Adding a large-scale item can trick the mind in to believing a room is more spacious.
Some interior designers take 'scaling-up' to an extreme by introducing super-sized items. This exaggerated scale isn't to everyone's taste and certainly not for the faint hearted. But it does add an element of surprise and drama to a room; suggests a strong sense of fun in the owners; and clearly proves the WOW factor. So I've gathered together a few examples that I particularly like...
Large scale lighting
Over-size pattern on the floor
Large scale wall art
You can easily achieve the look of oversized art by creating a boarder (frame) with architrave trim and wallpapering the wall inside .....
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