These homes make the most of their compact layouts – each one is smaller than 50 square meters in size, yet packs an abundance of unique personality. Whether you're dreaming of a small home to call your own, or just want to make the most of what you already have, these spaces demonstrate how creative constraints can lead to inspiring breakthroughs. In fact, many adventurous souls who could otherwise afford spacious abodes are opting for a more streamlined lifestyle by choosing cozy apartments like these. It goes beyond practicality – the tiny home movement is part minimalism, part environmentalism, and part genuine curiosity. Use these ideas next time you need to spruce up a small space.
Talented designers Piotr Matuszek and Gosia Czarny gave this small-scale apartment a bright and spacious makeover. The clients were a young couple who inherited the property from their grandmother – and at only 20 sq. meters, it required a near-total structural transformation to make the space feel large enough for two.
Light colors and simple lines always make a room look a bit larger than it really is. The designers used scaled-down patterns in monochromatic colors to weave a playful character without creating any unnecessary visual clutter.
One side of the room pops with cool graphic-printed wallpaper, and the other shines brightly with glossy white paneling. An abundance of integrated storage is a must-have for a space as tiny as this one.