Symmetry and cohesiveness are basic qualities of good interior design, yet once in a while it takes a little deviation from the rules to keep things interesting.

From wabi-sabi’s search for beauty in flaws to asymmetrical approaches to decorating, these deliberate twists to the rules often hold our gaze for far longer and intrigue us more quickly than prim, grid-like perfection.

Scroll through for the first in our series of editor’s picks to achieving this raw and rustic aesthetic within the home.


Layer wall clock, $589

Kristina Dam Studio

Terracotta bowl, House for Goodies. From $1,160

Pikku Koppa

Serving dish, Marimekko. $650


Vase, Menu. Price upon request

Porta Romana

Hive coffee table, Altfield Interiors. Price upon request


Rockface artwork, Indigo Living. $10,990


Nathan teak chair. $3,950

Look out for our Get the Look series for more shopping guides and mood board inspiration!

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