By Versie Crichton. interior. Published at Saturday, September 15th, 2018 - 07:02:34 AM.
Paint your moldingPlain white molding is to builder-grade homes as tile is to grout: you can't have one without the other. Some homeowners love the clean. bright look. but white molding can seem quite sterile. For a completely personalized look. consider painting your molding to add depth to your woodwork. Black molding creates a modern contrast. while a light brown makes for a more peaceful room.
This helps tie your entire studio together in a way that's very easy for the eye to process. It also helps the overall design feel more cohesive.As always. you should follow the 60-30-10 color rule. When working with such limited square footage. we highly suggest having your dominant shade (60%) be a neutral color. in order to open up the space as much as possible.
Swap out your hardware Builder-grade hardware is pretty generic; it's meant to appeal to as many homeowners as possible. Luckily. upgrading your hardware is a quick and easy fix that doesn't require years of builder expertise. Get personal with your hardware: scour flea markets for interesting knobs and latches. or opt for timeless hardware that's more your style.
Use a room divider.Invest in some sizable wall art.Hang a vertical mirror.Hang things from the wall to create vertical storage.Consider using a hanging light fixture as your statement pieceUse these tips to create a studio apartment layout that works. Due to square footage constraints. laying out a studio apartment requires different design techniques than a decorating a traditional home.