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How to optimize the space of a room

Natalia Kolomiets

Published on January 20 2023

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Every room in our house or apartment needs to be functional, but when you're dealing with a small space, it can be a little more difficult to determine a layout that is useful.

If you have a small room and you want to make the most of your space, it is important that you apply the best tips to achieve a much more pleasant environment.

Whether it is your master bedroom or a secondary or guest room, it can be optimized to be practical and comfortable.

Use a functional bed

The bed is the piece of furniture that takes up the most space in the room, and if it is a small space then it would be uncomfortable to move and you are practically wasting all its potential.

In this sense, there are some beds that are perfect and those are the ones that are multifunctional. There are some that have built-in drawers so you can store shoes, clothes or anything else. You can also buy a headboard with storage space and not use nightstands or turn it into a complement.Nordic Story oak solid wood bed with storage

Nordic Story Bed y headboard "Sofia "

On the other hand, there are also beds that convert into a sofa and there are others that bring storage as well, so in the daytime you can take advantage of more space.

You can even place a solid wood side table and some chairs, and when you have visitors you can use the bed. So that room would not be in disuse, but you can make the most of it.

Desks or folding tables

Folding desks or folding tables are perfect for small rooms. Best of all, there are several designs and models to suit everyone's needs.

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NordicStory Mini 1 extendable table

If you have a school-age child and you want them to have a space to study and do their homework, but their room is too small, opt for a folding desk that can be stored away when not in use so space is not limited.

Floating style bedside tables

Wooden side tables are an excellent choice as a bedside table, but when it comes to a small space you have to consider alternatives that are practical.

For example, you can buy a wooden side table that is floating or has additional storage such as a shoe rack, so you don't waste the space where it will be placed.

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NordicStory Escandi 2 floating cabinet

Floating nightstands are perfect if the bed is a small distance from the wall so you can use the free space underneath the nightstand to place your shoes, an organizer box, or something else.

Uses shelves

If the room is very small, you can incorporate shelves shelves in the walls to make the most of the space. They do not necessarily have to be full shelves, since you can opt for floating shelves. This allows you to use the space vertically to put books, plants, or others.

This shelving solution is perfect not only for a bedroom, but also for the living room, because instead of using a living room side table you can include shelves and take advantage of the wall space.

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