Sculpting a Small Space

A great find in a desirable urban neighborhood often requires the sculpting of a small space into a home. Join the growing number of urban pioneers who find that creative persistence pays off.

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Hide CaptionShow CaptionSince she rents and can't paint the walls, Brogger hung a full wall curtain of shimmery material for texture and a reflective quality in the space.
Sculpting the Perfect Small Space
Sculptor Mary Brogger relies on thrift stores and street finds for her design inspiration. To live in Wicker Park, just minutes away from downtown Chicago, Brogger had to sacrifice space. She is always strategizing how to store things out of sight.

Brogger finds it's important when living in a small space to make big gestures to keep the space feeling big. The daybed doubles as couch and guest bed and is positioned as a centerpiece in the room.