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30 Design Ideas for Your Studio Apartment

Step up your studio apartment's style with our tips for making the most of the space you have, adding hidden storage and beautifying every corner.

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Create Max Style in Minimal Space

While your studio apartment may not be short on style, it's almost certainly short on one thing: space. To help you make the most of it, we're sharing 30 design ideas and studio apartment layout ideas to make your little apartment feel bigger and function better.

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Photo: Stacy Zarin Goldberg. From: Zoe Feldman Design.

Utilize Every Single Corner

Put your forgotten corners to good use with a cozy banquette, a comfy chair or a storage bench. This is the simplest way to add lots of seating without taking up lots of square footage. Corner your style with our tips, below.

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Get the High-Ceiling Look With Paint

If you love dark, moody colors, but you’re afraid of feeling closed-in, you'll love this visual trick. By painting your dark color of choice at the bottom of the wall and painting white at the top to match the ceiling, you blur the lines of where the walls stop and the ceiling begins. Bring on the moody vibes!

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Photo: Joyelle West. From: Barbara Vail.

Fall in Love With Low Furniture

While high ceilings don’t contribute any extra square footage, they sure can make a space feel bigger. If you don’t have the luxury of high ceilings and want to pretend you do, opt for low furniture wherever you can. The more space between the furniture and the ceiling, the bigger your apartment will feel. Get the lowdown on styling small living rooms, below.

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