Studio apartment ideas – creative functionality in a compact space

Written by Kremena Ruseva

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Modern studio apartments offer an exciting challenge – how to use a small space for sleeping, cooking, reading, or even work? The limited space does not mean that you have to forget about modern interior, quite the contrary – many designers are specialized in offering solutions for small studios and we shall show you some excellent studio apartment ideas.

Modern studio apartment ideas with stylish design

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First, you should divide your apartment visually into separate zones – sliding doors, glass walls, or simply cozy corners will do the trick. Paint your walls in neutral, light colors. A bright ceiling makes the room seem visually larger. Choose a flooring for the whole place, and if you refrain from large carpets, use area rugs. After you decide on the color scheme, select a few accents in bright colors that unite the interior. The furniture should be kept as simple as possible.

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Pay special attention to the bed – it should be visually separated from the kitchen and living area. The bedroom is the most private area in every apartment and studios are no exception – you need to create a quiet corner where you can relax.


Cupboards or bed with wheels are a practical option for storage in a studio apartment. Do not use massive accessories and large plants as they will take from the valuable space. See the fantastic studio apartment ideas in the gallery below and use them as an inspiration.

The advantage of flexibility

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Many creative studio apartment ideas take advantage of the design opportunities to create multifunctional and flexible interiors. By using moving partitions owners can, at any time, change the zoning of the space. Combining the kitchen with a living room is only one example. Creative use of lighting also helps to the zoning and adds a special and unique atmosphere in a small studio. Different levels also add dynamics to the interior – for example, a podium for the bedroom area. Different textures in the interior – satin, velvet, glass, metal, fabric, felt – can be used to create a contrasting background.

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 Different floor levels create a feeling of dynamics

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 Use the vertical space

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 Creative lighting and partition wall for the bedroom area

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 Beautiful interior

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 Zoning the space – the key to successful design

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