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Feng Shui Tip: How To Address Room Corners

Why is addressing interior room corners so important in feng shui? The principles of feng shui compare energy flow to that of water movement.


When water flows into smaller pockets of a stream, what tends to happen? You'll probably observe a pool of water swirl in a spiral, staying in one area. Or it could become stagnant, resulting in no movement at all. 


This would be the feng shui metaphor within your home when corners go unaddressed. 

Each persons situation will be different with how to address their room's corners. Simply put, know the function of your room, it's needs, sided with your intentions of attraction using the Ba-gua map. That will indicate what could be placed within the corners. 


Quick General Ideas To Help Address Your Corners

  • Artwork along the walls near the corner
  • Plant stand or vase with plant or hanging plant
  • Corner shelving
  • Reading chair, corner desk, bed, table or other pieces of furniture 
  • Standing lamp or hanging lamp
  • Painted color on the wall itself

It's best to work with a feng shui expert one-to-one as to provide customized recommendations. For now, these general ideas offer a great starting point. 


Laura Cerrano is a second-generation Certified New York City Feng Shui Consultant Expert. As a full-time Feng Shui consultant, Laura provides bicoastal consultations and workshops for residential, commercial, real estate developments, Fortune 500 companies and healing faculties. In addition, Laura is a resident teacher at the Metropolitan Institute of Design in Syosset, NY. She has been featured in highly respected publications and TV networks such as Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen," PBS, CBC Television, BBC Radio and The New York Times. 


Comment balloon 3 commentsLaura Cerrano • May 29 2016 07:13PM



As always thank you for sharing your Feng Shui tips.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Posted by Lou Ludwig, Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC (Ludwig & Associates) about 3 years ago

Laura love the metaphor as well as the ideas you are passing on, so what do you suggest putting in the corners? Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) about 3 years ago

Thanks Laura.  These are great tips to help improve corners.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) about 3 years ago

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