Apartment Design Tips For Small Spaces
essential tips to designing your smaller apartment space
Apartment decorating can be exciting and stressful, especially when you’re trying to figure out how to design your apartment with limited square footage space. At Avec on H, we offer a wide array of exciting floor-plan styles that will make designing your space an unbelievable experience! As a resident of one of our smaller one-bedroom apartments or flats; you want to be sure you’re maximizing as much space as possible so that you never feel cluttered inside of your space.
The good part is that there are many ways to go about this! We have taken the liberty of putting together a short list of tips for making your smaller apartment space feel bigger! Whether you’re designing your apartment space for the first time or redesigning your space, this list will be sure to come in handy as you embark on the journey of making your apartment space pop!
1. Get rid of clutter you don’t need
With smaller apartments, you don’t have space to waste! You must have an honest talk with yourself about what you need vs. what is simply occupying space. Once you go in with this approach, you can get an accurate idea of the things you need to organize to make your apartment flow the way you imagine.
Decluttering items might include:
Clothing you don’t wear
2. Embrace Hidden Storage
Hidden storage is a great way to maximize space in your smaller apartment space. The easiest methods include having a bed with storage panels on the side, having your living furniture double as additional storage space, organizing your shoes in bins that slide under your bed, etc.
Incorporating some of these hidden storage tips leaves more room to get creative in the design phase of your apartment. Always remember, the more room you have, the more creative you can get in the space.
3. Use over-sized mirrors
An easy tip for making your smaller apartment space feel a little bigger is to add depth to specific areas of your apartment. Mirrors accomplish this instantly! When designing your living room or bedroom spaces, you should strongly consider adding in an oversized mirror.
Additional Tip: Having art in your apartment also adds a dimension of depth while also bringing a level of personality to your space.
4. Make your apartment space well lit
When your apartment space has ample lighting, it automatically makes the area feel huge! Even if your apartment gets excellent natural light, you still want to think about additional lamps or even decorating lighting types if you’re looking to get more creative.
5. Wall Desk
A wall desk is essentially an area in your apartment where you utilize the empty wall space in your apartment to make a working desk area. Wall desks are a great modern apartment design, especially if you’re still working from home.
Wall desks allow you to take advantage of wall space that would be otherwise unused while also allowing you to add an element of creativity to your workspace.
Additional Tip: To add more spice to your wall desk, you can add different elements of inspiration to the sections above. These can include family photos, totems, a collection of books, etc.
6. Look Up
Hang plants or lights from the ceiling. This draws the eye up and maximizes areas otherwise forgotten about. Remember, it’s not just about the footprint of your apartment. It’s about the entire volume of the space.
Renting an apartment with less square footage is a great way to stay on budget. It doesn’t mean that you have to sacrifice comfort or style! Try implementing a couple of these tips and share the results with us….who knows you might even be featured in a future blog.
Are you looking for an efficient layout? Check out our Flat 1-A at Avec here.
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