Furniture placement and Maximize the space for Small studio apartment layout
No space to designate sleeping from living?
How to do more spaces and defined zones?
It makes sense for your needs with a bit of space planning and the right decor; maximize every single square inch of your studio space without any renovations or remodeling, unless your budget permits.
Are you looking for creative furniture ideas to maximize a studio apartment layout?
What you lack in space, you can make up for its style, and I believe that there is no too small space to make it fabulous.
My goal is to show you how easy to work with what you have and successfully design and decorate a small studio space.
The possibilities are endless.
Even with a shortage of square footage, as long as you have the determination to challenge yourself, despite some odd angles and awkward spaces, Since you can see every single corner of a studio apartment right when you walk in.
The trick is to get the furniture just right.
All of your furniture needs to serve double duty; it needs to have ample storage, and of course, inspire you with colors, patterns, shape, and beauty.
The first step in laying out your studio space is measuring the rooms.
You’re probably wondering how much square foot I should have to each designated zone?
Exactly how perform you identify whether your sleeping area is more extensive than your living room?
It’s so simple; you have to determine your needs and consider your day-to-day life.
Do you Netflix and chill on daily?
Do you entertain and constantly have friends over?
Think about what would make you happier? More bed space or more seating for your guests.
In every small space, something has to give. You have to be willing to sacrifice one design element to gain another.
Furniture placement in four most common studio apartment layouts
1. Long and narrow studio space
Once you walk into space, you’re met with a single wall of kitchen space on the right.
Your studio apartment can either have the kitchen on the right or the left but is essentially just one long and narrow space.
Then you’re met with open square space, and you need to determine the living room, the sleeping area, and the dining area.
Using this closet as your first tip, the bed should ideally be right next to the closet.
Once you figure out what size bed you need for space and flank in your two nightstands, the room you have leftover would be designated for the living and dining areas.
You could start by plopping in your dining space.
A small square or rectangular table would work best against the solid wall.
Try anchoring a sectional against the window wall and the adjacent wall; this opens the space, so you’re not walking into the back of a sectional.
If you need to place a TV in the space, why not divide the sleeping and living areas?
You can specify a low Media Console and use this piece of furniture to help divide both rooms.
2. Square-shaped studio space
If you have a square space like this studio apartment layout, the bedroom would automatically go next to the closet; you can place your bed on nightstands.
Maybe even a desk at the foot of the bed, or some lounge chairs and a bench, you then need to figure out where the living room furniture goes, you could use this solid middle wall to place the TV console and flank the TV.
The space you have leftover could serve double duty.
The sofa would ideally face the TV, and in this case, you could either source a sectional or three-seater, with a slight accent chair right next to it.
The great thing about this space is that the TV acts as a focal point to tie in both selves.
If you place the television on a swivel mount, you can ideally watch the TV from the bedroom and the living room.
The area you have leftover would be designated for a small dining table, enough for two.
3. Small studio space, essentially one large square
When you walk into this small studio space, It’s essentially one large square; the bathroom is on the left, the kitchen is on the right, and you have leftover the remaining space you need for the layout.
This studio apartment is similar to the last example.
Except that it’s much smaller, you walk into a smaller kitchen; it’s just one single row, then you’re met with this ample space.
It would be best to fit in a dining table, a living area, and a sleeping area.
If you’re solo, you will position the bed closest to the closet.
If you’re living alone, one single nightstand will do to free up more space.
I love the idea of using furniture.
To help define zones along sofa would then be anchored on the wall opposite the bed area instead of a couch.
You can also choose to specify a lounging, think about your needs, and the furniture solutions that would help resolve them.
You could also place the television on the solid wall next to the kitchen on the flip side.
You can then source a cheap sectional or a smaller loveseat to put right in front of the television; this will help you break up the two areas, living versus bedroom, and allow you to maximize the view from the windows outside.
4. Studio apartment with an angled wall and big column
This last studio space may be a tricky one to design. It has angled walls and a massive column in the middle of your living space, Keeping in them with the previous layouts.
Your bed would be situated next to the closet, what you have a huge column in the middle of the space.
Allow the architectural challenges to help define zones for you.
You could back the end of a sofa or a sectional right in front of the column.
You’ll still be able to maximize the view from the Windows outside and be able to install a TV Media Console right in front of the sectional.
The dining area would designate the space you have leftover.
In this case, I would source a round table, so it’s easier to maneuver around, and there are no hard angles to bump up into.
If you have a little bit of space, try anchoring an accent chair in front of the window to create an informal seating group.
I use AutoCAD to design and plan out all of my spaces, but there are many free apps that you can find online to download and help plan your space.
The essential thing when planning a studio apartment layout
Choose decor items with meaning
My favorite pieces have sentimental value that reminds me of my family and friends.
Specify multifunctional furniture pieces that can serve double or triple duty.
Make sure the vibe is a reflection of your aesthetic.
Use the colors you love, the patterns, and you’re well buying and keep the aesthetic in line with your vibe.
Don’t be afraid of cold colors and quantum patterns.
Remember that plants make every space come alive. Get creative with how you hang and display potted plants.
I love this idea of using a clothing rack to hang heavy pots, no holes in the walls, and all your plants grouped in varying heights.
Every furniture piece should have an ample amount of storage
Use furniture to help divide the space, says the TV has to go against a solid wall,
try using a low console with a TV placed above it as a natural partition; it will divide the sleeping area from the living room.
Instead of furniture, use the artwork on the walls to help define zones.
Maybe a wall full of wallpaper that backs your bed. Perhaps a fabulous gallery wall to help encourage saving. Take some cues from my video on designing a focal wall and getting creative with the artwork.
Does your studio apartment have a low ceiling?
Look for furnishings that don’t take up a lot of vertical space.
Like the furniture and furniture that’s lower to the ground, helps the ceiling appear higher.
Whether you’re living alone or with others, Pay special attention to all of the pieces you bring into the home apartment.
How much real estate do they take up if you want your studio to feel more spacious,
Limit the number of furniture pieces and make their way into your home.
Please make sure these items are functional, beautiful, and inspire you daily, don’t be afraid to let go of pieces that no longer serve you well.
Make it minimal but meaningful. Having fewer spaces forces you to get much more creative with organizing and expressing yourself and your needs.