Three Types of Balance
By: Giuliana Rokke
Asymmetrical Balance is achieved when both sides of the room do not match, but balance is still achieved. The picture at right is an example of asymmetrical balance because the groups of desks on one side of the room do not match the other half of the room, but they equall the desks on the opposite side.
Radial Balance is achieved when objects are centered in a circular formation around a point of importance in a room or area. Mr Rosentreter's room, for example, has radial balance because all of the desks are centered around his main teaching desk. This makes sense in this room, because, 95% of his class is him talking.
Favorite Type of Balance
My favorite type of balance is Asymetrical Balance. I enjoy this type of balance because, when creating a room, I feel that you have less expectations. When I am held to less, I can better create an original and creative room.