By Shan Solorzano. interior. Published at Wednesday, June 06th, 2018 - 14:08:37 PM.
One of the biggest mistakes we see with studio apartment decorating is the desire to make the space feel too utilitarian. This often occurs when people work with limited budgets. and hope to move into larger living arrangements in the future. causing them to neglect investing in their studio's design.
Try a ceiling treatmentLook up! Most builder-grade homes don't do much with the ceilings. Usually. they're simply painted white. leaving more budget for other areas and details of the home. However. adding character to your ceilings can give your home a more lived-in. custom look. Try installing decking to give your ceiling more texture. or add a ceiling medallion to bring attention to a unique light fixture.
your best bet is to remove less-necessary pieces until functionality becomes clear again.You'll also want to keep the room unified. Work on finding a few small details—colors. shapes. patterns—that you can repeat in various aspects of your design. This ensures all of your design elements feel intentional. rather than haphazardly thrown together.
By purposefully drawing eyes upward. you ensure that everyone who sees your home is taking in the space as a whole. rather than just the tiny section at eye level. making your design look and feel more complete.To make it happen. utilize anything that draws eyes toward the ceiling. Here's a few examples and suggestions to get you started:Invest in verticle shelving.