I had to prepare a PowerPoint for my Principles of Design class concerning Space. I chose to focus on how to make a small room appear larger. There are several tips I have learned through my research that I thought I would share.
Leaving your windows uncovered is a great way to make a room appear more spacious. When you cover your windows with heavy window treatments you are creating more distractions and clutter while also blocking useful light.
This is a before and after shot of a small space in an apartment. Notice how adding a fireplace with a mirror makes the room appear much larger than it is. Mirrors are your best friend in a small space.