By . interior. Published at Friday, June 22nd, 2018 - 05:40:25 AM.
We asked some interior design pros to share their best tips for designing small spaces. Keep reading to see what they had to say.Plan your space carefully before you start buying.Think it through“Make sure to be precise as to the function of the space. Ask yourself questions about how you use the room. For example.
Too many of us are guilty of taking older or rarely used items and burying them up in the attic. never to be thought of again. Unfortunately. though. while this organizational method may be common. it's causing us to miss out on a great opportunity to create something special.In fact. your attic may have more potential than any unused space in your home.
— will pull your style together while continuing to let it feel open.” — Dee Schlotter. Color Expert. PPG Industries. Inc. in Pittsburgh. PAUse multi-functional pieces wherever possible.Make it multi-functional“Regardless of your style. the most important thing to decorating a small space well is to invest in pieces that can be used for more than one thing.
“I recommend covering all the walls of the room in one color to make it feel larger. Consider using a warm and rich or soft and soothing hue to cover the majority of the room. including the ceiling. Highlighting one unifying color fades defining lines. which enhances the coziness of the space. Additionally. using that wall color at least one other time in your space — either in an area rug or a small accent piece