• Dividing space • Color your small world • Furniture & Accessories • Light up your world

Dividing space
• Opening rooms to each other • Stretch your rooms to the outdoor • Avoid blocking view to windows and door

Open rooms to each other

Open rooms to each other
• Limiting, and even completly demolishing the seperation.

Open rooms to each other

Open rooms to each other

• Using a center block, which contains a toilet to seperate the living room and the kitchen. • Freedom of movement is permitted around the central block.

Open rooms to each other

Open rooms to each other
• Limiting, and even completly demolishing the seperation. • Changing the height of the floor for each differently functional space.

Open rooms to each other

• With 2 short steps staircase we can also feel the change of function in each space.

Open rooms to each other

Open rooms to each other
• Limiting, and even completly demolishing the seperation. • Changing the height of the floor for each differently functional space. • Using other lively decorative details:
– Short shelf – Bars of wood – Glass

Open rooms to each other

Short shelf

• This short shelf gives us an open view over it and make the space seems to be larger.

Open rooms to each other

Bars of wood

Open rooms to each other

Glass

• There’are some kinds of glass have high hardness which can be used as space- separating details instead of using walls. • Glass’s tranparence links spaces together.

Open rooms to each other

This trend not only creates the necessary independence of different spaces but also prevents the complete seperation that makes the functional spaces much larger than they really are.

Stretch your rooms to the out door
• A patio, deck, or screen porch, goes a long way toward increasing usable space - without the expense of adding on.

Stretch to the out door

Stretch to the out door

• The “wall” can be folded back.

Stretch to the out door

Avoiding blocking view to windows and doors
• Blocking view cause us to feel sultry, suffocating, stress and it may make you feel like you are imprisoned in your own house.

Optical art

Colour your small world
• Choose soft, light hues • The correlation of colors • The comparison

Choose soft, light hues

Choose Soft, Light Hues
While dark, warm colors make a living space cozy and intimate, light, cool colors make it open and airy.

Blue: cool color, peaceful, calm, relaxing feel.

Choose soft, light hues

Green: deeply relaxing, connected with nature and the sea.

Pale purple: romantic, sensual and introspective sides. Bluer purple: more restful

Choose soft, light hues

Yellow: give the appearance of natural light and brighten up the living space

Cream: soothing and result on the eye, but also elegant.

Choose soft, light hues

Neutral: low-intensity, simplistic, peaceful atmosphere for your room.

White: clean and refreshing

The correlation of color

The correlation of colors
Use just one or two colors per room for visual simplicity that expands a space.

The correlation of color

• With a dark color for the walls, the ceiling should be in a lighter color.

The correlation of color

• Focus the contrast on the furniture or accents.

The comparison

The comparison

• Warm colors make a room appear smaller and more intimate.

• Cool colors make a room seem larger and more spacious.

The comparison

• Intense colors make a room seem smaller.

• Low intensity colors enlarge it.

The comparison

• Dark colors make a room seem smaller.

• Light colors make it seem larger.

The comparison

• Highly contrasting colors make a room seem smaller.

The comparison

• The more of a particular color you have in a room, the more intense it will appear.

Furniture & Accessories
• • • • Scale & Arrangement Multi- function furniture Storage solution Mirror

Furniture and Arrangement

Furniture and Arrangement
• Furniture should be appropriate- scale wise - to the rest of the room.

Furniture and Arrangement

Furniture and Arrangement
• Furniture should be appropriate- scale wise - to the rest of the room. • Slim and streamlined pieces are beautiful space savers. 

Furniture and Arrangement

Slim & Thick

Furniture and Arrangement

Furniture and Arrangement
• Furniture should be appropriate- scale wise - to the rest of the room. • Slim and streamlined pieces are beautiful space savers.  • Use Multi-function furniture.

Furniture and Arrangement

Multi-function

Furniture and Arrangement

Sofa- bed

Furniture and Arrangement

Multi-function

Furniture and Arrangement

2 bed+ desk+ wardrobe

Furniture and Arrangement

Multi-function

Furniture and Arrangement

Only one step to turn a cabinet to a desk.

Furniture and Arrangement

Multi-function

Storage solution

Storage solution

Storage solution

Kitchen’s cabinet storage

Storage solution

Storage solution

Storage solution

Salvaging space next to the ceiling for a bookcase.

Storage solution

Storage solution

Storage solution

Paper fan- folding bookcase

Storage solution

Storage solution

Mirror

Mirror
• The mirror opens up a virtual window in an otherwise flat surface. • This symbolically opens up new vistas, not just for our eyes, but also for our mental "vision" of ourselves and our lives.

A wall that blocks your movement as you enter a space

Widen a narrow entry or hall

A split view

"missing areas"

Light up your world
• Lighting • Natural lighting

Natural lighting

• Any type of bright lighting will make a small room appear larger.

• A small house even by Tokyo standard. • Foot range: 320 square feet = 30m2 • House's floor space : 899 square feet = 83,6 m2

A small space only squeezes you if you squeezes your own brain. Don’t waste your creative ability, use it to enlarge your space and make it more and more comfortable. Good luck! :*

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With the joining of Việt Phương- color your small world, optical art. Hoài Phương- color your small world, lighting, slide editor. Thanh Hằng- diving space, lighting, slide editor. Phương Chi- furniture & accessories. Thanh Nga- light up your world. Vi Anh- furniture & accessories. Hoàng Yến- dividing space. ..o0o.. .0. .