Creating a focal point.

You've probably seen on TV or read in a magazine the importance of creating a focal point in a room. But what does it mean? And what is a focal point anyway? 

When you walk into a room, what's the first thing you see? Usually the focal point! That statement piece that draws your attention and acts as the hero feature in the room. Sometimes its a fireplace, an oversized artwork or a colourful sofa. In any case, this piece is usually referred to as the focal point which everything else gravitates toWithout it, your eyes become a little bit lost and the room can feel a little unsettled. 

Designers love to create a focal point in a room. When decorating, the hero piece can set the foundation by creating a colour palette, style or theme. View our collection of inspiring interiors below to discover a range of ways you can incorporate a focal point into your home.  

Slideshow details: 1 // marble fireplace, 2 // statement lighting, 3 // colourful, dramatic artwork, 4 // bold, green crib in nursery, 5 // oversized mirror, 6 // statement lighting, 7 // unusual and expected pieces on display, 8 // a view. 

So what focal points do you have in your home?

SbyD x

Images in slideshow: one / two / three / four / five / six / seven / eight.