By Jacelyn Hymas. interior. Published at Saturday, July 07th, 2018 - 17:21:41 PM.
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.
Look into alternatives for the remainder of the apartment. A well-placed sofa or entertainment center separates the space without making your design feel segregated. If you choose either of these options. pick lower pieces you can see over — doing so brings a sense of depth to the room.Make each functional area feel like a finished space of its own. Define each functional area
That said. there are a few things you can do to help ensure that your design remains cohesive. Remember: above all. the space should remain functional. Make a plan for your design before you begin. and do your best to keep function at the forefront. Don't be afraid to edit as you go. If there are ever so many design elements present that it gets difficult to identify the functionality at first glance.
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.