Choose best furniture for small spaces

Nowadays, more and more people are complaining about the limited and small spaces in their flats. Whether you rent it or buy it, houses, apartments, condos and flats are all known to feature small spaces. And this is all due to soaring prices of property.

If you are also staying in small spaces, then there is no point in cribbing about it as it is a problem faced by everyone. What you can really do is choose the best furniture for the small space so that the place looks well designed, and you can live comfortably.

Let’s explore some of the tips that shall help you to choose best furniture for small spaces –

1) To begin, start with the selection of lightweight and modern furniture that is compact and unobtrusive. Basically, these types of furniture would be the ones that are low to the ground and feature simple and straight lines. In addition, also try to choose furniture with legs as light will be allowed to travel, and the room shall appear spacious. Furniture pieces that allow light to travel through them are also a good selection. For instance, glass furniture.

2) Most of the people make the common mistake of picking up a bunch of small pieces to decorate small spaces. However, this is completely wrong as it gives way to cluttered look, and the space gets broken up. Instead of a bunch of pieces, select few (two or three) furniture pieces of a large profile. Large furniture pieces will allow the eye to move slowly across the room and will create the feeling of spaciousness.

3) Selection of wall mounted furniture for small spaces is also a terrific option. This takes less space and also frees the floor space. A wall mounted desk, a wall mounted dining table, and a wall mounted console are some popular options of the wall mounted furniture. If mounting is not the right solution for you, consider folding tables and chairs that can be folded when not in use to create extra space.Alternatively, you may also settle for furniture with wheels or simply add wheels to your furniture pieces. This will make the furniture pieces more functional.

4) When choosing furniture for small spaces try and select the pieces in monochromatic color tones. Monochromatic color scheme is made of basic color tones in varied hues. If you have already purchased furniture, then consider investing in slip covers.



Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on March 22nd, 2011

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