5 Clever Ways To Maximise A Small Space

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Beautiful small bedroom
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Tiny apartment? You must be exhausted… from running out of space.

The struggle is real. Tiny homes require you to scale down on the type of designs and decorative items you might want, because space is always an issue. You can’t even navigate your way to the kitchen without banging your knee against something.

You might think you’ve completely maxed out every inch in your home, but what if we told you that you could still maximise that little place of yours to appear more spacious?


1. Built-in shelves

Shelves attached to wall
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Getting wary about your extensive book collection? Before you seriously contemplate selling your precious books, utilise the empty walls around your home as built-in shelves. Your walls will double as bookshelves and feature walls! Trust us – your guests will be awed at the sheer creativity.

2. Sliding doors

Modern panel between rooms
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Replacing regular doors with sliding ones definitely opens up the space and offers a slice of elegance to the room. You can also request for made-to-measure sliding doors and customise them to suit your home’s theme and style.

3. Corner shelves

Modern floating corner shelves
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This is a cosy alternative for boxy bookshelves. Wall-mounted shelves can shift a boring space into a nifty, space-saving abode.

4. Door-less wardrobe

Beautiful doorless wardrobe to save space
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Wardrobes are bulky and they eat up a lot of space. So go door-less! Transform your corner of your room into a home-grown boutique-like area, where you can just display your clothes and shoes with pride.

5. Lofted bedroom

Beautiful lofted bedroom
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Bunk beds have not gone out of style, and they’ll probably stick around for a few more decades because of their ingenious space-conserving technique. Plenty of lofts and studio apartments in thriving metropolises like New York City, Tokyo and other parts of the globe have resorted to lofted beds as a lifestyle.

Need a hand getting those built-in shelves, sliding doors and lofted bedrooms? Get our trusted home contractors for a quick makeover, or seek professional advice from our talented interior designers on Kaodim. Whatever your home calls for, we’ve got your back.


written by Carissa Gan & Shee Wen