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Old 06-06-2011, 02:54 AM   #1
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How To Choose Modern Furniture For Small Spaces

As dearth of Space is getting more and more complicated and requirements increasing day by day. I see lots of the people are complaining about the size of their flats. Either rented or bought, sizes of it is never just enough. Over populated cites and dearth of place has lead to smaller and smaller houses.

As affordable housing and need for more space one has compromise of various factors. For more space, best way would be to change the place itself but most of us may not be in ready for it. So what can you do? I would recommend better utilization of modern furniture that is practically meant for small places.
Of course, before choosing the furniture for the small places, every customer has to know exactly the sizes of the furniture pieces that are required.

If you glance through the design magazines, you will notice that most of the designers tend to use more of white modern furniture for small spaces. White furnitureís along with white walls and white accessories gives perfect appearance of space. This way the furniture will apparently be lost in the surrounding and the space will look bigger than actually it is. White furnitureís are very trendy nowadays too.
There are several other treatments and furnitureís that could be really effective giving your house spacious feeling. Condition is for it is to choose the right ones according to your space and requirement. Folding beds and tables are good options too. One more important tip, avoid using round shape furniture and accessories as round shape is tend to acquire more space.
Without any doubt, there are also other solutions. Among them, there is the demolition of a wall, in order to make more space in the room. Though, if these methods canít be applied, it is quite recommended for those looking forward to choose furniture for small places to respect the above tips.
Here are few tips that will you use your space better.

1. Add shelves above doorways.

2. Banish room-darkening shadows with additional light fixtures.

3. Put glass shelves across deep-set windows

4. Use a chest or an ottoman with storage inside as a coffee table.

5. Put low bookcases along a sofa back: they'll double as a sofa table.

6. Keep the flooring throughout a small space the same for visual continuity.

7. Line a room with a shelf high up on the wall.

8. Keep window treatments simple.
9. Run a low bookcase underneath windows.

10. Stretch your space to the outdoors by making a patio or deck comfortable and welcoming.
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