When space is limited it can be hard to think big on design, but these three small apartments each hold strong individual style. Apartment one shows how to introduce colourful elements into plain white and wood tone surroundings to achieve a truly unique look. Number two is a studio layout with a spacious feel and an earthy brown, beige and black palette that was designed to promote tranquility. Home number three is a loft renovation that harbours smooth grey and light natural tones, with a slightly industrial chic air coming from exposed red brick walls and strong lines. If you’ve been stuck with ideas for a small space, then get inspired by this terrific trio.
A dark coral
A glass carafe and glasses set adorns a modern marble coffee table. The blue, white and mustard sections of the floor rug design meet beneath it.
A small change in floor height marks the border of the neighbouring bedroom, which is concealed behind wood bifold doors. To the side of the doors there is a stack of built-in bookshelves that can also be accessed from a small hallway on the other side.
The bedroom opens up on two sides, with a second sliding door leading to the small hallway behind the bookcase. When the door is not covering the exit, it appears as a wardrobe door inside the bedroom. A single
Opposite the living room sofa, we find the doorway leading to the kitchen diner.
Mirrored art adds colour to a white wall.
The circle pattern in the mirrored wall art echoes the circular outline of the blue dining table, and its tri-tubular trunk.
Blue drinking glasses match the table.
A simple white kitchen creates a clean backdrop for the colourful dining spot.
A vision of earthy browns fill our second small apartment. Uplifting highlights come in the form of a light kitchen peninsula and a
There is only one window in the apartment, so an open floor plan enables daylight to travel into the kitchen and bedroom. Since the bedroom is just a place to sleep, most floor area was allocated to the main living space to allow for a large sofa and a home office zone.
The inviting body of warm wood flooring found in the living room is replaced by modernistic microcement in all other areas. Three tubular
A backlit mirror serves a dedicated dressing room.
Glass doors protect the contents of the closet from dust and wandering kitchen odours.
Black fixtures kit out the stylish
A wood wet zone has a warming effect in the white bathroom.
The flush plate is camouflaged in wood effect.
Closets are encased in glass.
A wood slat wall is equipped with coat hooks in the entryway.
Paris themed wall art decorates the exposed brick living room wall of this loft renovation.
The living room is situated directly adjacent to the kitchen, which is decorated in the same grey and light natural tones with a subtle hint of industrial chic. A wooden desk wheels out from under a dining bar, which holds a
This angle shows us the limitations of space in the compact apartment.
Opposite the sofa, the tv wall is part solid, part glass partition. Behind the partition lies the bedroom.
The kitchen diner sweeps around in a U-shaped arrangement, which ends at a utility area to the right hand side.
Geometric tiling backs the
A monochrome bathroom lies just past the utility area.
Vertical planting flourishes on the enclosed balcony. Comfy bespoke seating makes this a great
A bar area fills the other side of the balcony.
Despite the small size of the window, a full wall width of window blinds have been installed, which gives the dressing a much more substantial look. Raw brickwork, muted fabrics and wireframe lighting come together to make an industrial yet cozy bedroom scheme.