i love symmetry. i must have it. i'm aware of the rule of thirds and drawing the eye etc and so forth, but i can't help it. i'm pretty sure that only having one bedside table is somewhat responsible for the r.e.m.-stage teeth-gnashing that's been giving me migraines recently. don't get me wrong - i definitely appreciate and lust after plenty of asymmetrical design. there's just something about perfect symmetry that really floats my boat.
in the pursuit of extreme symmetrical perfection, i'm currently scouring flea markets, amazon and my high school biology projects for botanicals to arrange thusly: