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Small Spaces: 6 Practical Homes Under 1,000 sqft

April 3, 2019
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If you’re a first-time homebuyer in Malaysia, it’s likely that your home is on the small side. But that’s nothing to worry about! Small spaces can be just as practical and stylish as their more expansive counterparts!

Here are six petite homes with sensibly good decor that you just have to see!

1. With its incredibly spacious appearance, one would never guess that this cool condo comes in at just 600 sq. ft.! The extra visual space you see can be attributed to the clever usage of medium neutrals, plenty of warm lighting, as well as sleek, clean-lined furniture. Notice also the use of lighter flooring and walls that lend a ‘continuous’ element. This helps create a sprawling look without much effort!

Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft
Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft
Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft
Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft

Interior Firm: D'Touche Design

2. Minimalist décor is a practical gift to smaller homes and this casually stylish condo is proof! It boasts pristine décor that makes it appear a lot larger than it actually is (700 sq. ft.). And although minimalist décor can sometimes appear too severe and even cold; this home is toasty and homely with its liberal use of warm, natural wood tones.

Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft
Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft
Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft

Interior Firm: Matt Design

3. Some interior designers tend to shy away from more dramatic looks when decorating modestly sized homes, but this condo proves that they don’t have to! With its contrasting-but-ultimately-dusky shades, romantic incandescent lighting, and natural materials; this home is certainly one that is big on style! It’s also amazingly practical, thanks to carpentry works that crafted custom cabinetry and storage, among others.

Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft
Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft
Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft

Interior Firm: Interior Hunters

4. Just how much can you fit into a 657-square-foot condo? Well, a lot – when you have practical décor in mind! This little wonder was cleverly designed to make space for a full dining area, living room, and kitchen without sacrificing even a little bit of style! It was achieved with contrasting neutrals, plenty of built-in storage, and typically slim Scandinavian furniture!

Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft
Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft
Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft
Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft

Interior Firm: The Crafters

5. When it comes to petite homes, reflective surfaces helps to visually 'expand' spaces. This home follows the rule with wall-panelled mirrors, glossy, reflective flooring, as well as metallic fixtures. Even certain furniture pieces like the fridge and dining chairs have a silken appearance! The décor is super practical too with plenty of concealed storage available for a clutter-free home!

Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft
Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft
Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft
Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft

Interior Firm: Latitude Design

6. Open layouts can sometimes be the best plan for smaller homes as it gives designers plenty of freedom to craft aptly practical and stylish spaces, on a smaller scale! This home doesn’t lack in any way, even at just 650 sq. ft.

Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft
Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft

The décor appears unusually ‘heavy’ with its big and comfy living room as well as its hunky dining set. And still, the interior styling does not overwhelm the space. Such a result is due to clever design decisions such as opting for built-in storage, sleek furniture pieces, and a neat floor layout.

Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft
Small Practical Home Ideas Under 1,000 sqft

Interior Firm: Millewn Designs


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