Smarter Ways to Maximise Your Living Space

CREATE A JEWEL BOX

Splurge on sumptuous materials and exuberant treatments. Play up the petite size to heighten the sense of coziness. Give grandeur to subsidiary spaces like hallways with a salon-style hanging of artwork or a library-like installation of books. Design by Meg Braff

THINK VERTICALLY

Exploit the often under-utilized space between the tops of furniture and a room’s ceiling with hanging or high-mounted elements. They’ll draw the eye upward. Take bookcases and cabinets all the way up. Design by Summer Thornton

CREATE SIGHT LINES

Tear down walls, enlarge windows, or swap solid doors for glass to open up views and connect adjacent spaces. Or create visual stumbling blocks with new walls or strategically placed screens or shelving that force you to take in the space slowly — suggesting that it’s larger than it is. Design Mark Egerstrom

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