How to Arrange an Apartment and Make it Look Bigger

Moving in to your new apartment home is not as simple as it's set up out to be on catalogues and newspapers. Coming from a usually bigger home, first-time apartment residents need to adapt to a more economic, low kind of lifestyle that characterizes apartment living. One of the most crucial aspects to think about apartment living is place control and management especially if the apartment is small. 
It doesn't take an interior designer's diploma though to create the most of your apartment home. All you need is wise practice and expert tips to manage your space:

1. Choose home furniture correctly. The key to having economic and efficient place is to keep the home furniture brief and multi-purpose. There are various home furniture’s available at home depots and home furniture shops, such as dining platforms that can be extended, and lounge furniture that can double as sleeping place for visitors. Select modular systems for your kitchen and shed needs which are more sensible. Small-scale home furniture also gives a comfortable feeling, in contrast to bigger ones that can create a space look small.

2. Light up right. Use wall-mounted lights or creatively free up existing area. Avoid bigger lights which can over crowd the whole space. Use lights with dimmers to get mobility in lighting options. Go natural during daytime by opening your windows and letting the sunlight in to your apartment for a lighter and roomier feel.

3. Color it cool. Gentle colors can create lesser rooms appear bigger, while deeper colors create the opposite effect. Make lesser areas work by using colors in the same shade colors. This technique guarantees a sleek flow from space to space and makes the impact of a bigger place.

4. Mirrors on the walls. A simple choice is to set up mirrors smartly around the space to give the impact and illusion of a bigger place.

5. Stylish shed. Select clothing cases with simple decorations that provide mobility. Another choice is to set up a revealed cabinet system which is a more urban and commercial approach. Elements placed on open racks should add personality to the space or be available for use.

6. Maximize hidden areas. Use every available place within your place for shed or storage to achieve a clean look. These involve areas under your bed, below your coffee table, behind your doors, or even rarely used shoeboxes and bags.

7. Get rid of undesirable products. The ultimate solution to place problems is to get rid of items you don't need nowadays. These involve obsolete books, toys and games, shades you've brought over from your last home, outfits kids have outgrown, old sneakers and outfits with outmoded design, electrical devices that are beyond repair or even undesirable gifts.

Space control and management can make huge difference to the function and comfort of your existing area, since this impacts your feelings and well-being. You may not have the means yet to update to a bigger home, but for the mean time, live efficiently and economically. Remember there are a lot of tips which can help you design your apartment home. 


Hi! I'm Alex Boston a real estate agent in the Philippines. I started being a real estate last 2005 and since then I found happiness in this industry! Now, I currently spend time in sharing my thoughts to other through blogs and posts. I feel happy when I know I share something to someone! Anyway, I'm also part of DMCI Homes - Philippines Triple A house developer. We offer condominiums in the Ph...(Read More)

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