Decorating an apartment can present its own challenges, the most common of which being the issue of space. Thankfully, there are plenty of clever and stylish solutions to make the most of even the most limited square footage. Some of the most chic spaces in the world are, in fact, apartments as you will see in some of the following posts.
This round-up is full of apartment inspiration. The first post will give you some great ideas for a studio apartment in terms of creating privacy while maintaining style. The other four are some of my favorite home tours that will give you some amazing design inspiration, whether you want a masculine space, feminine space, or entirely eclectic space.
Apartment Decorating Ideas
How to Create Privacy for a Studio Apartment Bedroom
Studio apartments offer some great opportunities to get creative with design. There are many ways to take advantage of the space, however small it may be. It also doesn’t mean you can’t have the privacy you desire. Some quick and stylish fixes can assure your bedroom is private and defined. Take a look at these 10 great ideas for creating privacy for a studio apartment bedroom.
Home Tour: A Masculine Studio Apartment
Decorating a space this limited in square footage is a challenge, but the right choices in furniture and arrangement of it can be the difference between a cramped space and one that will fool people into believing there is more space there than there truly is. Other important factors include color palette and lighting. This masculine NYC studio apartment got every element right.
Nina Garcia’s Elegant Manhattan Apartment
Nina Garcia’s Manhattan apartment is every bit as elegant as her fashion sense. The palette is soft and neutral with controlled accents of color. Contemporary and traditional sensibilities blend together seamlessly with a nice variety of pattern and texture to create a lovely sense of home. Take a look at this beautiful home tour fitting of a style expert.
Cameron Diaz’s Manhattan Apartment
Cameron Diaz’s Manhattan apartment, featured in Elle Decor, has a unique charm and Hollywood glamour that captured my imagination with its creativity. She teamed up with designer Kelly Wearstler to create a fabulous space. Here are the photos, as well as my own thoughts on the choices she and her designer made and how you can use them for inspiration in your home.
Candace Bushnell’s Classic NYC Apartment
Candace Bushnell, author of Sex and the City, recently put her New York City apartment on the market. It looks exactly like the type of place you’d expect her well-known character, Carrie Bradshaw, to call home. The apartment features beautiful city views, classic architectural elements, and polished decor. Every inch is chic and inspiring.
These apartments all prove that your home doesn’t need to have a ton of space to have a ton of style.