When it comes to design and decor small spaces, it is all about tricking the eye to believe that the space is much larger. Small spaces can also be comfortable and stylish.
Apply our 10 tips to organize a small space like a pro.
1Large Mirrors, but in the right place!
Decorating small areas is all about visual manipulation. In a small apartment use a large mirror to give the illusion of expansion. Your room will immediately appear larger and brighter by reflecting natural or artificial light.
DESIGN TIP: The best place for a mirror is opposite to a window, so that it reflects as much light as possible without many elements that can saturate said illusion.
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2Smart and Multifunctional furniture.
Pieces that can serve multiple purposes are everything! Multifuncional furniture are very important when it’s come to designing small spaces because they have the capability of adapting to many situations depending of the activity.
Dual purpose! Look for multiple uses in everything you buy. For example: A coffee table with hidden storage, an ottoman that serves as a coffee table or as a seat when you have many guests at home, hidden tables, and so on.
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Remember the golden rule:
In small spaces everything needs to be functional!
3Light Objects / Transparent Objects.
When selecting furniture, consider its visual weight. Weightless or transparent furniture are the best choice under the circumstances. Translucent objects can be chic and functional at the same time and in these cases they are a must have!
If you use transparent objects, your eyes will view more of the space and trick your mind into thinking it’s bigger than what it really is.
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Avoid big and solid objects to decor. Furniture with legs feels less heavy than pieces that sit directly on the floor. Choose furniture made by light materials to avoid crowding the space with too much information.
“Transparent objects can be Chic and functional at the same time”
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Space is three-Dimensional, we have more than a footprint (the floor)! Don’t forget that you have vertical space. Furniture that extends to the ceiling can “visually” open up the space, but also give you all that storage you need at home.
5Light and Fresh Color Palette.
Use light colors on the walls and floor. A room with light colors feels bigger and brighter because the surfaces can reflects more light.
Using light colors will make walls appear to recede, creating a bright feel. Consider whites, light blues, greens and light grays.
6Wall or Ceiling Lamp.
Lighting is key, but even more to small spaces! Avoid using a floor lamp or big table lamps. It’s a better idea to use ceiling mounted lights, wall lamps or even better light up your space through architectural lighting, mimicking LED strips to define volumes and to provide the necessary ambient lighting.
With these ideas you will have more space for you and y our furniture.
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7Open and Articulate Spaces.
There are thousands of ways to divide small apartments spaces without using walls. Play with heights, colors, textures, rugs or Multifunctional furniture.
Wall mounted objects is everything for small spaces. Make your walls work every time!
One great trick for making your small space seem bigger is getting your furniture off the floor. The space flowing under the wall mounted furniture makes the room seem much roomier and more open.
Arrange the space so it meets your needs for the way you truly use it in a determinate moment. Buy furniture that can be easily rearranged as needed. You need to have the facility to re-organize your living area with easy at any given time.
10Bring in a Plant. Nature inside is always a good idea!
Nature is fresh and help to humanized spaces. Greenery makes even the smallest space feel fresher and lighter. If you don’t have space on the floor, no problem! try hanging a plant or use a Sky Planters to bring modernity and chicness to your room.
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