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Living in a big house could be the ultimate dream for many people. But not everyone has the budget to do that, especially in cities where the housing price is skyrocketed.
Therefore, many people would select to live in a studio apartment. But how can you make sure it will not have the jam-packed feeling?
To make a studio apartment look bigger, you must optimize the layout, storage, lighting, seating, bedding, shelving, paint, and decor. Having multi-function furniture could be a good solution.
Redfin, a reputable real estate broker, recently published a post: “Styling a Studio Apartment: 19 Tips You Need to Know.”
Our website, RealEstateCareerHQ.com, is delighted to be selected as one of the notable experts in the field to talk about this topic. So below is my response to them.
“Living in a studio is really about making good use of every inch of the area while not creating a jam-packed feeling. You may consider including convertible furniture in your home. For example, I have seen a work desk that can be folded and mounted to a wall when not used. It can be displayed as decoration and help to save space tremendously. Another one I have seen is a small coffee table that can be opened up into a big dining table.”Jacob Coleman at RealEstateCareerHQ.com
Here are the tips for styling a studio apartment from the Redfin post:
- Recognize the power of association
- Efficiency is your friend
- Try to create some sense of division
- Give attention to negative space
- No windows? No Problem!
- Think maximization
- Take advantage of multipurpose furniture
- Optimize your storage space
- Add an artistic touch
- Decide on a focal point
- Decorate with intent
- Make it original
- Utilize vertical space
- Less is more
- Make good use of your available space
- Keep it light
If you are looking for ideas to transform your studio apartment, be sure to check out the Redfin blog.