In between take-out boxes and hand-me-down furniture, first apartments can easily look less spiffy than we set out for them to be. But in modern times, it’s much easier to pull off a stylish look in spite of a small floor plan and budget. I personally love small spaces for the design challenges they provide – sometimes they can inspire especially-creative decorating solutions. I’m sharing some tips and tricks for making the most of your first apartment, broken down by room. From flexible seating in the living room to low-lying furniture in the bedroom, this guide will hopefully provide some insight into design solutions that maximize your space.
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