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I recently moved into to the 500-square-foot studio apartment I lived in when I first moved to Washington, DC. I was in my own early 20's in the past and single. NOW I AM pushing 30, no longer one and I have a much better sense of how exactly to decorate and furnish a studio in a way that actually works.
I'm finding the experience of furnishing and decorating my small space liberating and exciting. After all, I went from a large two bedroom to basically one long room. Needless to say, not only have I found storage space in short supply, walls as well! So I am faced with the dilemma of furnishing this little studio residence and speaking from a previous failed attempt, I found a solution that works.
Keep reading for tips on decorating and furnishing your studio apartment... and hopefully some motivation from my furnishing and designing experience.
Exactly what is a studio apartment?
A studio, also sometimes referred to as efficiency is an apartment that's between 300 to 600 square foot with essentially one room. The one room functions as a full time income room, dining room, bedroom, and kitchen. Even your kitchen usually doesn't have an actual wall. My kitchen for instance, has a sliding partition. One plus that I've observed in studios here in DC and in my hometown of New York are foyers, aka dressing locations leading into the bathroom. I love those little rooms because they're like awesome stroll in closets.
Effiiency Apartment Furniture Placement
The open floor plan of a studio apartment can make furniture placement quiet tricky. Who wants their sleeping space in simple site and virtually touching the family room space. Or worse yet, be a combination of both and dead room. I know I don't so I'll share some tips with you about how exactly you too can have just a little personal privacy in your intimate little area by choosing the right furnishings and partitioning spaces based on their functionality.
To start off
Ways to Separate a Room
Although some may disagree, I think separating a studio apartment, which is simply one room is a must - particularly the bed from the rest of the room. Having gone the 'open space' route, I quickly understood that separating a studio area adds functionality as opposed to having your bed and liveable space back-to-back.
There are a number of methods for you to separate a room - below are the major options you have.