4 of the best interior design blogs for small spaces
Not all of us live in huge homes – in fact a huge 20.5% of us live in flats. That means space can be fairly limited and we have to get creative with storage ideas and style inspirations. Here are 4 of our favourite interior design blogs for small spaces!
Living in a shoebox
This blog specialising in showcasing interesting design in smaller homes. It’s here you’ll find tiny but vibrant French apartments, converted Victorian railway carriages in Yorkshire, micro cabins in the USA and so much more. It teaches us that big isn’t always beautiful – you just have to get creative with your compact space and everything else will just flow. The blog explores how you can use geometric patterns, hidden storage and natural light to create a stylish and deceptively large space.
Nicole, a designer and architect, decided to blog about her small studio apartment in the US. She focuses on ideas for small spaces and simple living, drawing from both her own experience and residents in her community. She interviews people, makes a plan of the layout of their small space and uses it in her own inspirations.
The whole motto of Smallish Blog is ‘live modestly, frugally and green.’ That’s what Evelyn, mum of four, is attempting to do. She chronicles her journey about living in a small space with a big family – as Evelyn and her husband ‘downsized’ when they were expecting a baby. This out of the ordinary move prompted her to think about how they could furnish and decorate a smaller home – so this blog was born!
Although not strictly about small homes, Apartment Therapy has plenty of interior design ideas for smaller homes, whether they’re rented or owned. They have an entire section dedicated to organising and cleaning, which can contribute greatly to utilising the space in your small home. There is also a special section all about ‘small spaces’ including style ideas for everything from studio apartments to attic bathrooms.