Studio's - How to Make Them Work for You !
Taking a one room studio and converting it into a multi-use living space may seem challenging, but rest assured it is possible as long as you follow a few simple tricks.
Each studio floor plan is different, yet the general aesthetics of a studio apartment are to provide a limited number of walls that divide a main living area and
Here are some great ideas to help you get the best from your studio!
Go through the same steps you would for decorating a home. This will be your home and it should be treated with the same amount of respect. Consider what you will need to have on a continual basis, and if you have a lot of belongings, you may want to invest in a storage system.
Create Specific Living Areas - Designate a specific area to eat, sleep, study / pay bills and entertain guests. Use these areas as a template for placing your larger pieces of furniture first. If you really need to section an area for privacy, you could purchase room dividers or hang a decorative sheet or curtain from the ceiling. Be creative with bead curtains, or other objects that you feel fit with your decorating style.
Small Spaces & Storage -
Studios are usually equipped with little to no storage space. To enhance this limited space use color, proportion and textures to make your room appear larger. Lighter colors are visually more spacious than darker colors. See Proportion & Color . An important rule of thumb for small spaces is " The less clutter the better".
Never let the size of your studio space deter you from creating your own personalized living environment!