Looking for ways to hide the ugly in your home? We’re sharing the best apartment hacks to conceal the unsightly household eyesores!
Give your small apartment just the right touch of rustic with a tree slice coffee table you can make using basic tools. Find out how with this guide!
Tired of your plain kitchen’s monotonous look? Give your plain kitchen a much-needed boost of color with these small apartment ideas!
Simple holiday decoration makes the most impact in a small apartment! Spread holiday cheer by trying out these easy decorating tips for small homes!
Want to make the most out of your bathroom’s tiny space? Stretch the storage space of a small bathroom with these clever small apartment ideas!
Make your microapartment pop with a full-length mirror! This tutorial will have you making a stylish floor mirror that suits your minimalist sensibilities
Train Suite Shiki-Shima is a luxury sleeper train that offers the best views of the Japanese countryside. It’s pricey but it is first class all the way
Is your living too tiny for relaxing? We’ve got you covered! Open up your small apartment with these clever styling ideas
There are items in your bedroom that disrupt the peace and quiet! Organize your small apartment and create a serene boudoir with these tips
Don’t let clutter ruin the look of your tiny apartment.
Organize your home with a DIY hanging rack made from simple materials!
Hate your rental’s tired, dated aesthetics? Give your plain, outdated apartment design a makeover with these temporary (and affordable) upgrades!
One Redditor handcrafted a couch using reclaimed materials. The sofa looks right at home in a minimalist apartment! The best part? It cost only $100 to make
Is your minimalist apartment a little too plain for your liking? Add a touch of age-old warmth to your living space with rustic, country decors!
Storage space is always limited in a small home so why not make these decorative marble and copper mini shelves? Check out this tutorial to find out more!
Got lots of weird in-between spots in the home? Make these blank nooks and awkward corners work harder with these small home interior design ideas!
Define the bedroom with a beautiful accent wall. These apartment interior design ideas will give you all the inspiration you need to customize your boudoir!
The lack of space shouldn’t keep you from building a dining room you’d be proud to show off. These tiny apartment ideas will help you style your dining room
Nothing is better than relaxing in your cozy living room after a long day at work! But what if the living room isn’t as cozy or as inviting as you’d like? Maybe the overall apartment design is off or the way the pieces of furniture are set up is making the living room...
Add a pop of green to your home! Decorate your microapartment with beautiful terrariums, check out this tutorial to learn how to make your own terrarium!
No home is too small for childproofing! Learn the basics of small home child proofing to ensure the safety of your little one!
Looking for apartment design ideas to dress up your clunky, old radiator? Stylize your heater with these tips for an elegant living space!
Ever heard about “death cleaning”? It’s not what you think! This Scandinavian philosophy will help you create a meaningful and functional microapartment
Preparing for the arrival of your baby? Creating a dreamy, gender-neutral nursery is easy with these simple small apartment ideas!
From deafening traffic noise to annoying hallway chatter, learn how to block ambient sound and keep the peace in your microapartment with these simple tips
Styling your small home entryway? These practical styling tips will help you create a beautiful entryway you’d be proud to show off!
No need to spend a lot of time (and a small fortune) updating your small apartment. These redecorating updates only take a day or less to complete!
Adding a touch of minimalism in your apartment interior design is surprisingly easy. Learn the ABCs of minimalism with these design tips
Kitchoo launches in the US to bless your tiny home with a modular kitchen that perfectly combines functionality and style!
A pop of contrasting color against a black and white backdrop is all you need to liven up your microapartment interiors. Experiment away with these inspos
Enjoy the best staycation of your life all day, every day! These small apartment ideas will help you re-create the look of a 5-star hotel room.
Frustrated over your small dining room? Make a tiny dining room look and feel like a banquet hall with these smart microapartment storage solutions!
Not 100% in love with your home interiors? Redefine your living space by avoiding these apartment design mistakes!
Expand your small home’s limited storage space by getting your DIY on! Optimize your vertical space with these pretty hanging shelves
Elevate your small apartment design! Discover amazing ways to style that plain slice of space behind the sofa with this guide
Working with limited space can be frustrating. Transform a tiny bedroom into a stylish haven with these smart apartment hacks!
The laundry room is one of the most overused and overlooked parts of a home. Create the laundry room of your dreams with these small apartment ideas!
Don’t let your bland, boring interiors get you down! Add personality and style into your small home interior design with these tips!
Elevate your bedroom styles with simple small apartment ideas, learn how to make your own geometric headboard with this easy tutorial!
Organizing the home may be unexciting and taxing for most people but it isn’t a thankless job at all. Seeing the whole house looking all pristine and organized just warms the heart. This goes regardless if you live in a big or small home. Decluttering isn’t something...
Snuggle up and enjoy the chilly weather. Bring the coziness of fall into your home with these simple small apartment design tips!
Nothing like decorating with houseplants to liven up an otherwise plain space. This goes especially for a minimalist house; a pop of green in the home makes a big, bold statement. Adding houseplants to your living is also a great way to make your home feel even...
Need help organizing the kitchen? Create the pristine and organized kitchen of your dreams with these smart small apartment ideas!
Container homes provide sustainable and affordable housing to people who’d like to experience tiny home living at its finest!
Give your small home garden a makeover, make your own unique planter system using cinder blocks! Check out this easy tutorial to learn how
Make every inch of space work extra hard in your tiny kitchen! Here are clever small apartment ideas to extend your storage space and organize your kitchen!
Think kids and minimalism don’t mix? Think again! Learn how minimalism can make you a better parent and find out how to simplify your home life right NOW
Not everyone has the luxury to have their own bedroom...especially for families living in the city. Raising kids in a small apartment has its challenges. For one thing, the kids often have to share the bedroom to make the most out of the limited space. And kids being...
When even a love seat is too big to fit your microapartment, these cleverly designed pieces of furniture offer more sitting space sans the bulk!
A mudroom is a transition zone that deserves love too. Make your entryway just as stylish as the rest of your home with these small apartment ideas!
MUJI recently unveiled its $27,000 minimalist house and it’s the most elegant tiny home we’ve ever seen!
Styling an open floor apartment is easy with these small studio apartment ideas! Create the bedroom of your dreams with these styling tips
Creating a Space Optimized-approved home is easy. Here are ways to simplify your home design and create a functional living space!
Got barely enough space to spare for a bedroom? Here are small apartment ideas to maximize what little space you’ve got in the bedroom!
Build your own urban garden with ease! Check out these small apartment ideas and create your own mini indoor or outdoor garden
Got wine? Display your wine collection in the most stylish way possible with a DIY wine rack. I found this cool tutorial and it's the perfect wine rack for a tiny home! It's compact, easy to build, and even easier to install. Yes, you'll use basic tools but it's not...
Got no room for company? Entertain guests with ease. Here are stylish ways to sneak in extra seating for guests in a tiny apartment
Washing the dishes is one of my least favorite household chores. I know, I know...It only takes a minute but I just dread it. I could always use a dishwasher for cleanup, but the whole process still requires more effort than necessary. After all, dirty dishes won't...
An open floor plan microapartment presents plenty of room for creativity! Maximize your space and extend storage with these tips
Don’t send guests packing! Elevate your home style and maximize your space with a sleeper sofa! Here are the best sleeper sofas made for a small home!
A tilt turn window complements a minimalist apartment perfectly. Elevate your interior style with this European standard!
Never run out of space again! These small apartment ideas will help you free up more space in your tiny apartment using shelves!
Never leave your bed this winter season with the kotatsu table. This ingenious space warmer is perfect for a tiny home!
This past weekend, I had the pleasure of traveling to the magical world of Prince Edward Island, Canada. The home of Anne of Green Gables is incredible! It has stunning seaside views, charming locals, red sand beaches, and the most delicious mussels I have ever...
Brighten your microapartment with hardy houseplants that could survive neglect. These forgiving houseplants are perfect for forgetful apartment dweller!
Tastefully styled bookshelves add a touch of elegance to a living space. Try these small apartment hacks to brighten your space and style your bookshelves!
Add a dash of green in your tiny apartment, decorate with pretty houseplants! These indoor plants could survive low light and low to high humid environments
Building a small office in your microapartment? Add a stylish flair to your workstation with these practical design ideas!
Microapartments with open floor plans leave a lot of room for creativity in terms of styling the space. And if you live in a small flat, the living room and dining rooms are most likely incorporated in the same area. An integrated living-dining room is a popular home...
Got no room for a standard closet in your cramped bedroom? We got you covered! Here are the perfect small apartment ideas for a closet-less bedroom
Is your bedroom so small there is barely any space left for a standard bedside table? Looking for space saving furniture that works as a stylish sub for a traditional bedside table? Bedside tables may be a bedroom staple but squeezing one in a small room is not always...
Contrary to popular notion, large dogs do surprisingly well in a tiny apartment. Here’s a list of big dog breeds that are suitable for apartment living!
Ditch the clutter and embrace minimalism! Here are ways to simplify your home and optimize your space.
Is it possible to keep a large dog in a microapartment? Big or small, dogs will thrive in small spaces, just keep these pet care tips in mind!
Need a coffee table for a small apartment? You came to the right place! We’ve scoured the four corners of the ‘net to bring you the chicest coffee tables!
Creating a pet-friendly microapartment is challenging when space’s at a premium. Here are clever ways to incorporate pet dishes into your living space.
Embrace the cozy! Grab a cup of hot choco, make yourself a blanket burrito and read on to find out how to create a hygge home!
Tired of dealing with limited storage space? Get organized in style with these space saving furniture pieces that pull double du
Spruce up your walls with these creative apartment design tips! Are your walls in dire need of a makeover? If your walls are cracking, peeling, and outdated, it's time to refresh your space. Most times, a fresh coat of paint is all that’s needed to update a room. But...
Store small items in style with this DIY organizer. We’ve got amazing apartment hacks to keep your home spick and span after the jump!
Increasing the capacity of a microapartment to entertain guests is challenging enough. But what if the process doesn't involve breaking walls to free up more space? A São Paulo microapartment got the major makeover it deserved when the owners commissioned VAGA to...
Don’t let your flat screen TV ruin your apartment design! Hide your TV in style with these sneaky design ideas!
Get to know John-Mark Echols, a philanthropist who’s changing lives in the midlands with his community-centric tiny home concept.
Here’s one apartment design hack that will keep your home safe from intruders: a tiny barn door peephole cover!
Planning your next holiday? These minimalist house rentals and forested retreats are the ideal spots to get away from it all!
Does your microapartment feel flat, bland or plain? Tired of the same old look? Inject a little personality into your crib by playing with texture! It’s definitely one of our favorite ways to spice up a modest space. Great home decors and mood lighting are nice but...
Here’s your chance to own a Space Optimized-approved home. A historic Usonian home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright himself is up for grabs!
Looking for a stylish fireplace for your minimalist apartment? Keep your home cozy n’ toasty while redefining your space with these space warmers.
Swinging by Japan for a break? The Japanese are known for tiny apartment rentals and micro homes. Live like a local and reserve any of these tiny homes!
Mike sits down for an exclusive interview with Camilla, Expand Furniture’s design specialist. The Vancouver-based brand is best known for its space saving furniture!
Decorating a small home? These decorating dos and don’ts will help you create a beautifully designed home without overwhelming the living space!
Make the most out of your tiny space by investing in premium home furnishing! Expand Furniture is offering an array of space-saving pieces in sleek, minimalist design.
Do away with unfashionable hampers that only cramp your style. Make your own hamper at home and elevate your interiors! Try this quick and easy tutorial.
We’ve are chock-full of small apartment ideas to dress your walls! Prettify your space with yet another easy tutorial!
Camp Design Inc. transformed this tiny home into a multilayered dwelling using wall dividers! This Japanese residence looks unrecognizable, check out the stunning transformation.
You can’t go wrong with neutrals but adding a pop of color is the simplest way to elevate your small home interior design! Here’s how!
What’s the inspiration behind Space Optimized? Discover where it all began straight from the man himself: Michael Tanzillo.
Space Optimized is all about making your bedroom as relaxing as possible and these bulky furnishings are only adding to the clutter!
Why buy an expensive multi-purpose organizer when you can make one using materials you already have at home? We live for these easy apartment hacks!
Ready to get away from it all? Downsize in style with this whimsical hideaway on wheels with apartment design!
Transformation Tuesday: From an Abandoned Water Cleaning Station to a Minimalist Mansion – Space Optimized
From a rickety, abandoned building, this turn-of-the-century water cleaning station is now a fully-furnished mansion complete with sleek, elegant furnishings.