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Jumpstart Your Day: This 29sqm Apartment Will Inspire You to Live Large in a Small Space

It highlights stunning details paired with mid-century and contemporary elements


We often think that a compact unit limits our styling and furnishing options. How can you get that lovely sofa that might be too big for your living area? Or that shelf that can accommodate your book collection? Instead of worrying about these things, you might want to start measuring areas at home, visiting different stores, and looking for pegs.

This 29sqm studio apartment designed by Russian design company Zukkini may just brighten up your day! It perfectly captures how homeowners can make the most of their homes. It’s far from boring and it highlights just the right colors, fixtures, and eye-catching elements.

Many small spaces showcase an open layout to maximize floor area and keep it airy. But with many homes going this route, how can your space stand out? The beauty of a space boils down to the details—the colors you use, the furniture, and even the lights!

RL Tip: For similar lights, check out Vintage Hardware!

In this apartment, geometric prints add character and an art deco feel to the living area. To match this treatment, black-and-white shelves were chosen as storage. When furnishing your space, think about function and style! There are different pieces that aren't only pretty, but can help you keep the home clutter-free, too!

The secret to a well-designed tiny home also lies in how cohesive the entire home looks. Since you can see the entire unit from anywhere, you need to come up with a seamless aesthetic. To accomplish this, you can work with a unifying color, texture, or lighting.

If your home also has an entryway, consider the ideas employed in this space. A mirror was placed to reflect the interiors, make the area look bigger, and of course, to help you check your overall look before stepping out! You might also want to combine open and closed storage to keep the area spic-and-span.

To see more photos and to learn more about this project, click here.

Source and Photos: Living in a shoebox.

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