We'd all like a little more space in our homes, but some of us feel more constrained than others. With the population of people living in so-called micro flats on the rise, it can be hard to know where to start when your decorating ideas are sorely limited by the fixed position of four very sturdy walls.
Sure, we could move to a bigger home, but who has the time (or the finances)? Plus, the current trend for simple living suggests that we could all do with trading the bigger and better mentality for a more low-key lifestyle, where creativity and thriftiness trump sprawling unused rooms and an excess of stuff.
Better, then, would be to work with what we have. Instead of bemoaning our tiny abodes, we should learn how to maximise the space we do have. That's exactly what the designers of these 12 amazing apartments managed to do - check them out and be inspired…
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