Friday, May 30, 2008

Decorating Small Spaces

Making a virtue out of necessity: a studio apartment has a stylish bed that doubles as seating for guests. (photo by Photo by Douglas Friedman, April 2007)

Open shelves and a magnetic knife strip keep a tiny kitchen organized and easy to work in. (photo by Melanie Acevedo, October 2006)

The layered look: stacking furniture for an interesting storage solution. (photo by Simon Upton, June 2006)

A freestanding shelf unit gives a work area privacy while still allowing natural light in. (photo by Annie Schlechter, May 2006)

Low walls create intimacy without sacrificing space. (photo by Douglas Friedman, April 2007)

Rethinking what you have: here, a garage has been converted into an office. (photo by Melanie Acevedo, February 2007)

Domino Magazine has a great Galleries section on their website, with loads of inspiring spaces to look at for ideas – these are a few of the ones I particularly liked while browsing the small spaces gallery.


Jane Flanagan said...

These are all amazingly inspirational. I think I want to repaint! I'm loving white so much lately.

Lori Langille said...

I just repainted my kitchen white recently and am amazed at how serene and large it feels. White is amazingly effective, but I think it's easy to forget this when so often it's a default colour.

All Things Bright and Beautiful... said...

Oh this is one cute small space - my favorite is the second last photo with the flowers on the round white table near the door - fresh and fun without being too pretty

justalittlepiece said...

You don't happen to know who makes that bed, do you?

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