A small apartment is, of course, not a problem, butowners of small apartments often face some inconvenience. Only an elaborate layout can make living in them comfortable for all family members. Today we set ourselves the task of finding out how to expand space in an apartment with simple means. First of all, in order to ensure that the housing that is limited in size does not seem cramped and crowded with things, each square meter should be used optimally. Adhering to the recommendations that designers give in such cases, you can additionally create a visual effect to expand the space. How to do it? one. It is advisable to paint the walls in light colors or pick up wallpaper with a discreet pattern - this will create a feeling of spaciousness and light in the room. Large pattern in rooms that do not differ in large size, is contraindicated. 2 The problem of low ceiling is easy to solve, preferring wallpaper with vertical stripes. Illusion of higher ceilings will be supported by vertical pictures, but horizontal ones, on the contrary, will visually increase the volume of the room. 3. You should not choose massive chandeliers, they too clutter up the interior and completely destroy the effect of lightness. It is better to buy a small ceiling or install a few spotlights. 4. It is undesirable to abuse the abundance of accessories. Bulky candelabra, large flowers in appropriate containers, floor vases - in this case are contraindicated. five. It is also better to abandon the usual lush curtains with numerous folds, as well as any other heavy draperies. Lightness, which means airiness and spaciousness, will add blinds or curtains of pastel shades, necessarily of fine fabric (white tulle, organza). Sills in a small apartment should be narrow. 6 Mirror planes significantly influence the visual perception of the surrounding reality. Therefore, a great way to increase the space would be a mirror panel on the wall or ceiling. The same effect will create a wardrobe with mirrored sliding doors. 7 It is not recommended to split not very large housing into zones, and this can be achieved by different floor finishing. Equal floors throughout the apartment will give a sense of integrity and, accordingly, the apparent increase in area.