Living in a small apartment has always been my dream, it’s a fun challenge to plan and decorate the little space. Even though there is no particular formula when it comes to designing a small home, there are few important tips to take ─ Painting walls in bright colors, utilizing under-bed space for storage, using multi-purpose furniture and installing mirrors to give illusion of a large area.
Here is the most ingenious one-bedroom apartment, which I saw during my visit to the Hotel Grand Mercure at Bangalore. The area must be around 600 sq. ft. only, but how beautifully the space has been utilized – you must see, enjoy and get inspired!
At the entrance, an office desk has been placed with a bench sitting beside it. The space below the bench has been utilized to place the shoe rack. This creates a little home-office area at the entrance, which also helps to complete or pick & drop work related items easily.
By giving a wooden deck for the living room, a separation has been created between living and dining area. This helps to define the two spaces, and eliminates the feeling that the sofa is right next to the dining table.
A small balcony connected to the living room has large sliding doors. It’s a great idea for a small space, as the doors when open can create an illusion of larger space. It helps to accommodate more guests, especially during the party time.
Small apartments are great for those who wish to live large with smaller square footage. You can dazzle the space with unique design. Finally, personalize the space in any way you can think of without overcrowding it.
Location Credit: Hotel Grand Mercure, Bangalore