Our Favorite Practical Pieces for Small Spaces, Explained
It’s hard out there for a renter. You move around a lot, you don’t have much storage space, and you probably don’t want to spend a ton of money for custom pieces that might not work in your next home. Luckily, our almost 7-million item catalogue of products means we have a great sense of what’s out there for every budget, style, and space. So, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite small-space pieces that will help you make even the tiniest apartment functional and beautiful.
Dale Leather Love Seat
Image via Pottery Barn
Think of a love seat like a small sofa. This leather piece has all the style of some of those larger pieces everyone loves, without the bulk. It’s still big enough to fit a few friends, or to stretch out for a solo Netflix marathon.
Eloisa Storage Ottoman
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Additional seating, a coffee table, a spot to put all of those out-of-season shoes….this ottoman is multifunctional, which makes it perfect for a small space. Plus, it has all the personality of a larger, more expensive pieces.
Elke Marble Console Table
Image via Crate and Barrel
A console table is a narrow piece designed for behind a sofa or against the wall of an entryway. Used untraditionally, these apartment-scaled pieces can be great for a vanity or even a dining table in a tight space. We love this one for its sculptural base and functional marble top.
Contemporary Storage Bedset
Image via West Elm
A great bed is a necessity for every space, no matter how small. But this beautiful bedframe incorporates a huge storage drawer that’s easily accessed from the foot, concealing tons of room for overflow, well, whatever.
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A traditional bookshelf can take up a ton of room, but a leaning ladder-style piece can hold just as many books with a much shallower profile. Plus, this one from West Elm is both stylish and affordable.
Designing a small space can present a huge challenge, but with these pieces and the help of our designers, your space will have outsized style.