A small space doesn't mean you have to skimp on style.
Whether you’re moving to a metropolitan area or simply prefer smaller spaces, there’s a good chance you’ll find yourself perusing studio apartments in the process. While these smaller homes often come with lower price tags, they also come with more stress when it comes to trying to figure out how to decorate them—especially while trying to fit all your must-have belongings within the four walls. That said, it’s not impossible. You just have to be willing to roll up your sleeves and get crafty with your storage options. More specifically, you have to find ways to maximize every inch of your space, which means learning to build from the floor up and getting the most out of those 10-foot ceilings.
To show you how, and to help you make your small space feel bigger than ever, we’ve rounded up the best studio apartment ideas for functional décor that can also pull double duty, whether you want to DIY or buy. From floating nightstands and wall-mounted plant systems to creative room dividers and Murphy beds, you’ll find more than enough inspiration ahead to get the ball rolling. And who knows—you might just want to incorporate more than a few of these genius studio apartment décor ideas into your space.