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Small spaces are not a preferred choice for most people. However, majority buy smaller condo units because rents or costs of properties are more affordable for smaller spaces.  If you’re single or a couple, it’s not such a problem. But if you have children, then the challenge to live in a such a small area is greater. The Ikea Way Ikea, this gigantic multinational that designs and sells low-priced, ready-to-assemble home furnishings, is able to show in the video below how you can design a 30 sqm living space to house a family of four. Here are more designs ideas from Ikea, in the layout of the space as well as the furnishings. Other Design Ideas for Small Spaces There have been a lot of noise in the news about Ikea coming to the Philippines. But if you’re in the middle of decorating your home right now, you don’t have…

Here are paint palettes and designer tips that can make your space look bigger. White: The Go-To Color Chances are you’re going to say that if you paint your small condo white, your space is going to look bigger. You are right. Paint Walls, Baseboards and Other Trims the Same Light Color If you make the surface one color, white or other light neutrals, then nothing stops your eye. Baseboards, moldings, door and window trimmings, jambs, inside shutters, panels — if all these are the same light color as the wall, then there is just one expanse and you don’t see the boundaries so it makes the space seem bigger. However, if you do too much of one color, including the furniture, then it can come out looking bland or cold. So do try to have touches of color in your furnishings. Use Other Trendy Paint Palettes White is not…