A 500-Square-Foot NYC Studio Apartment Fits Lots of Color and Texture in a Small Space Without Being Cluttered

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Moroccan-inspired living room

Name: Hoda Jaludi
Location: New York, New York
Type of home: Studio Apartment
Size: 500 square feet
Years lived in: 3 years

Credit: Hoda Jaludi

Tell us a little (or a lot) about your home and the people who live there: My studio is my safe haven. As an interior therapist, I love using my space for work, life, and play.

Credit: Hoda Jaludi

This space not only inspires me to create purposeful designs but it is also a place that helps me encourage others to create a happy and healthy home.

Credit: Hoda Jaludi

Describe your home’s style in 5 words or less: A modern Moroccan boho oasis.

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What is your favorite room and why? Well since it is one big room, my living room/office/kitchen is my favorite room 🙂

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Dining area

Any advice for creating a home you love? Add elements in your home that enhance comfort for your mind, body, and soul. Your home is your safe haven, it should be a place where you can retreat and recharge.

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Office space

Stepping into your home should feel like a mini-vacation, even if you can’t create the entire home that way, at least create a Zen spot. An area in your home dedicated to feeling safe, healthy and happy.

Credit: Hoda Jaludi

This submission’s responses were edited for length and clarity.