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With a small home comes the uncertainty of designing a small space. How do you create a nice flow? How do you maximize your home so that you have storage and functionality? Questions that I get on a daily basis. I reached out to Ghalib who has done a fantastic job at designing his New York City apartment. As he gives us a full tour, he also explains his strategy in making his space feel bright with a nice flow. 

When you are designing your home, choose light colored furniture and wall paint to precent your home from feeling cramped. Don't choose big furniture, make sure you have a measuring tape at hand. 

  • Pick out your furniture wisely. Pieces that can serve as storage is the way to go.
  • Place your furniture strategically so that you have separate living space. 
  • Declutter, the more things you have, the more cramped your home will feel. 
  • If your home does not have a lot of natural lighting coming in, use floor lamps, table lamps and ceiling lighting to brighten up your space. 
  • If you do have windows, don't blog the natural light with shades, use curtains to allow in as much light as possible during the day. 
  • Stick to the same design style and colors throughout your home for a nice flow.


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