How to arrange furniture in a studio?

Studio apartments are often tiny spaces of area featuring limited space. In addition, the apartments are also known to get messy and clumsy all the time, especially when there a number of people using the apartment.

Furnishing a studio apartment is a tricky and challenging task, as the limited space has to be converted into multiple-use living space. Arranging furniture in a studio requires employment of creativity and imagination in such a way so that the end result turns out to be efficient, functional and stylish.

1) Start the arrangement of the furniture with the placement of bed as it is one of the most important pieces of furniture. The bed should be placed such that it has utmost privacy and is not visible to the guests entering from the front door. The best solution is to place it in the rear corner of the studio.

2) Create the living space of the studio in the most public are, which is no other area than the area near the front door. Determine a focal point of the living space and arrange the seating around it. For instance, you may have the entertainment center as the focal point, and you may arrange the seating around it. It is always advisable to introduce seating sofas and lounge that allow you to store things within them. Do not forget to introduce a small table and an area rug in the living space so that it looks complete.

3) Arrange the study table or the computer table near the living space or next to the kitchen, depending upon the availability of the space. Place the table or desk in such a way that it either faces the window or the room. This creates the essence of spaciousness.

4) Set up the dining table near the kitchen area. This shall provide a high level of convenience and shall also free up space in the rest of the studio area. Try to select a low profile dining table with foldable chairs so that the dining table setup does not appear huge.

5) Separate the varied areas by using room dividers or room screens. Employing open shelf units are also a great way to divide the areas. This is because it allows light and air to pass through them.

Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on March 17th, 2011


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