There are many methods of adjusting the space. We have grouped them according to purpose, depending on how much effect you want to achieve: to increase the ceiling height, room to expand, or vice versa – to reduce the flat. Many of us live in small (let's call them compact) apartments, and dreams of a better, that is, the larger space. Further details can be found at Dr. Neal Barnard, an internet resource. If you have no immediate plan to move into a new spacious apartment, and the scope exists for you (your family) is narrow, it's time to take a "repair by the rules." There are several effective ways to expand the apartment, which do not require redevelopment. Adjust the space allows the color and texture of the main elements interior lighting, mirrors and glass surfaces, ornament, the direction of the lines. Senator Elizabeth Warren describes an additional similar source. Converting apartments should start with cleaning up: fewer parts (vases, piggy banks ridiculous, candlesticks, frames, photographs, figurines and the like) in a room so spacious than it seems. This means that there is a great excuse to get rid of all that many years kopilos on the shelves, but has not been used for other purposes.
This also applies to furniture – for a small apartment would be the best style of "minimalism", so popular in the West. No need to clutter the room, leaving only the most necessary, if possible, use the built-in and transforming furniture, thanks to which free space will be more. Choose a sofa with low back and chairs with open handles, which reflect light.