Often the best design solutions are born of necessity. In compact spaces, every design choice becomes essential in order to weave functionality with style. The below spaces are perfect examples of designers who didn’t compromise on aesthetics even when limited by square footage.
This room maximizes its design potential with bold color and pattern. Instead of placing the bed in the middle of the room, designer Veere Grenney opts to place it against the wall in order to optimize the space.
Using oversized pendants gives the illusion that this apartment-sized kitchen is larger than it actually is. We love making bold choices in small spaces!
The bedside table in this bedroom doubles as a vanity. When living in tight quarters, it can be essential to multipurpose your furniture.
This small bathroom is all about nautical details – from the wooden plank ceiling to the navy and brass-accented vanity, the room boasts style despite it’s limited square footage.
6 bunk beds along one wall must be some sort of record! We love the custom fretwork railings and rustic wood ladders. Each nook even features built-in shelving.
Entries are a great place to make a space feel thoughtful and chic without compromising square footage. A narrow table and a few statements pieces are all it takes to amplify the space and give your guests a great first impression.
Oversized mirrors create the illusion of depth and light in a room that might be lacking in both of those things. Reflective furniture is another way to amplify the effect and make your room feel more spacious.
Often when working with limited square footage you’ll find that furniture can’t live in the middle of a room. Dining nooks are a stylish way to have seating in your kitchen without sacrificing style. If you want to make the are pop, apply a bold wall treatment, hang artwork, anchor the seating area with a great chandelier and experiment with unique upholstery.