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How to Design for Small Spaces

Working with a small space doesn’t mean thinking small. Follow these expert tips!

if you're working with a small space, let your imagination run wild. Even a tiny space can make a big statement!

One of the keys to success is to be bold:

1. When chosen well, a dark hue can enhance architectural features. By creating a sense of depth, it can actually make a room appear bigger, while keeping an intimate feel.

2. Don’t be afraid of using patterns. Far from making a room feel smaller, patterns can actually distract from a tiny space. They also draw the eyes up and around the room.   

3. In a small room it’s tempting to go for small furniture and fittings but often it’s the opposite that works. Don’t shy away from really large pieces, for example a statement piece.

4. Once you’ve got the foundations of the room in place, put emphasis on creating mini vignettes. The careful selection of objects and art can bring a surprise element to corners and shelves.

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