Glenn Gissler - Blog - 2014 - hicks-Thomas-Loof-7-554x820

Interior designers are often asked for tips on how to handle issues of scale. Getting the scale and proportions right is often not obvious or necessarily easy; and the messages can be confusing.

“Should you use large furniture in a small room, or smaller furniture?”

“How large should pillows be on a sofa?”

“I want to use a pair of floor lamps – how tall should they be? And how large should the shades be?”

For one example of one unique approach to scale…

Glenn Gissler - Blog - 2014 - Siena-Madrid - 640x443

 2001 Madrid, Spain

Let’s consider this outrageous photo of my infant daughter on an over-sized ‘Spanish Sofa’ with ginormous floor lamps and shades in a fine hotel in Madrid: A warning that things can really go awry!

Call in the specialists if you want to job done right!