3 Small Spaces that Break All the Rules

3 Small Spaces that Break All the Rules

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Nancy Mitchell
Sep 21, 2015
(Image credit: AD Russia)

There's a lot of advice out there for decorating small spaces — things you should always or never do. But sometimes the most appealing interiors are the ones that break a few rules.

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While some might advise those living in small spaces to take a moderate approach to color, Mark Peridis, a designer and gallery owner living in London, took that advice and ran in the opposite direction. His 270 square foot apartment is full of bold colors and delightfully odd pieces.

(Image credit: Stadshem)
(Image credit: Stadshem)
(Image credit: Stadshem)

A common bit of advice given to small space dwellers is to keep the walls — and everything else in the apartment — as light as possible. But this 418 square foot apartment from Stadshem aims for coziness instead of brightness, with beautiful results.

(Image credit: Lonny)
(Image credit: Lonny)

Who says you can't go maximalist in a small spartment? The Manhattan studio of Matthew Knowles, spotted on Lonny, proves otherwise.

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