Small homes are becoming the next big trend. Do you know that there are entire cable channel is dedicated to show people how small living is making a huge impact on our lives? So the question that they tackle is the way to make small spaces flexible for modern home owners. It’s a plausible question that many designers ask themselves presently.
So today, we’re going to look at 5 simple ways that will help you to make your small home become more flexible to accommodate your everyday living.
1. Going vertical
It seems that it is not only architecture that is going vertical nowadays. While high-rise buildings have made real estate sufficient, going vertical in interior designs is making the most of your space in easy and compact ways. A bed with a study retrofitted underneath is becoming pretty commonplace these days. It’s a great way to make the most of your existing real estate in an easy way.
2. With furniture
Compact furniture that increases the storage area in small spaces is a great way to make your small homes flexible. It gets rid of all the clutter and has the added bonus of being adaptable with the design. For example, you can design a small wardrobe that is also a casual side table for your bed. It is dual purposed and extremely effective as well as efficient.
3. With the layout
Making the most of your small house’s layout is definitely going to make your homes more flexible. The problem here is that you do not have enough room to design large spaces. So the solution is that you combine some differing functional areas. For example, living rooms and dining areas have slowly but surely merged over the last decade.
4. Utilizing common design elements
One of the best ways in which you can make your designs more flexible is by utilizing the design of common place interior design objects. For example, a media wall could be a subtle storage unit with lots of hidden compartments. Similarly, the credenza can be ‘leggy’ to enhance the transparency in your overall design.
5. Simple designs
They key to making your small homes flexible and efficient is by making everything as simple and compact as you possibly can. The more minimal you go with your design, the more effective it is going to be for your aesthetic. So always remember that ‘simple and sweet’ is the way to go while designing small homes.