By Adele Kula. interior. Published at Monday, October 22nd, 2018 - 02:34:57 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.
— 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.
One of them is to use two separate materials in your cabinet design. A wood finish is typically selected for part of the look. but you could. for example. mix it with laminate for a sleek. modern look or glass and aluminum to give the room an industrial feel.If you're planning on mixing and matching in this way. remember that design inspiration is the key to success.
If space is an issue. think about investing in multi-functional furniture like a set of nesting tables that can double as a coffee table. A desk can also function as a buffet when entertaining. or even a bench can be a coffee table. extra seating.” — Lisa Melone Cloughen of Melone Cloughen Interiors. Inc. in New York. NYUse these tips to get the most out of small space living.