As a New York City resident, I’ve lived in a myriad of apartments. They were eclectic apartments: oddly designed or open and free. But there was always one thing they had in common: they were very small spaces. But something you learn when you live in New York City is that you don’t necessarily have to compromise your living conditions merely because your apartment or room is tiny. There are really creative ways to maximize your apartment space — you just have to think out of the box a little!

As you’ll see in the infographic below, there are two core ways to really open up your living space and maximize your apartment’s space.

  1. Declutter!
  2. Multi- and re-purpose your existing pieces!

The concepts themselves are simple enough; it is just a matter of how you utilize these concepts in your apartment. Have you considered looking higher than eye level to store items, for example? Or looking even lower, below your covers? Read on to see great space saving tips!

Source: How to Maximize Your Apartment Space –

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