Most apartment floorplans aren't optimal; there's almost always some small area of wasted space. Maybe it's the spot underneath your stairs. Or an oddly shaped living room. If you have space that seems wasted, get more out of it by turning it into a reading nook. Photo by Peter Alfred Hess.
Apartment dwellers often live in smaller spaces, so we want to make the most of what we have, and that means taking advantage of those odd spaces. Here's what Refinery29 says about it:
Assert a new use into those unique (sometimes awkward) little spaces in your apartment. For instance, make a cosy spot to walk in near the door. Even if it goes unused, stylistically it speaks to a purpose and is much more inviting to visitors.
Creative interior designers can work wonders with these spaces. But for the rest of us, a cosy reading spot is a simple, versatile solution.
All you need is a chair, bookcase or table, and you've turned otherwise wasted space into a whole separate area. Of course, you want to make sure to pay attention to scale (which Refinery29 also covers in the post). Furniture that's too big or small will make the spot look even more awkward. For more tips, check out their full post at the link below.
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