Living small cramping your style? Open up your studio apartment or micro-unit with these brilliant design tips and tricks.
Partition your bedroom/living area with curtains.
Or push your couch against the bed to trick yourself into thinking the rooms are separate.
Lamps needn’t take up valuable floor space. Hang ’em.
Get yourself a floating desk.
A trunk is a coffee table AND storage space.
Replace your swinging doors with less invasive sliding doors.
Build yourself a foldout wall table.
Learn how here.
Or forget the dining table and install a simple dining bar.
A slide-out pantry will free up space in your cramped kitchen.
Photo: classy clutter
Here’s the DIY how-to guide.
Put shelves over your doorways for additional storage space.
Invest in dual-purpose furniture like this chair that’s also a bookcase.
Or this sofa that’s also a dining room set.
Photos: Julia Kononenko
And this mirror that’s also an ironing board.
Your bedside table can also be your desk.
Or move your work space outside with this balcony desk.
Order one here for approximately $145 USD.
You could also transform your closet into a home office.
Or cram your entire bedroom in there.
And then simply hang your clothes from the ceiling.
Your shoes, socks and underwear can be stored in a DIY pallet bed frame.
Forgo the end table for this arm table.
Buy it here.
Use room dividers that double as extra storage.
WHO’S LIVING LARGE NOW, HUH?! You.