4 Ways We Make Small Rooms Feel Larger

Original Posting: On the Drawing Board, June 27, 2016 Newsletter, Crisp Architects
Author: James Crisp, Crisp Architects Blog

  French Doors with Transoms -  When trying to make a small room feel substantial, we find that light and architectural details go a long way.

French Doors with Transoms - When trying to make a small room feel substantial, we find that light and architectural details go a long way.

  Sitting Room -   Bookcases filled with interesting photos as well as good reads, give a room depth and interest. If there is room for a small fireplace, the small room is complete. Small rooms really don’t feel small at all if you can view the world beyond from a comfortable chair.

Sitting Room -  Bookcases filled with interesting photos as well as good reads, give a room depth and interest. If there is room for a small fireplace, the small room is complete. Small rooms really don’t feel small at all if you can view the world beyond from a comfortable chair.

  Tall Ceilings and Book Cases -   Architectural details, interesting textures, big windows and tall ceilings ensure a feeling of ample space.

Tall Ceilings and Book Cases -  Architectural details, interesting textures, big windows and tall ceilings ensure a feeling of ample space.

  Mud Room -  A set of built-in organizers in a mud room can transform a small space. Places for coats and shoes can be a strong design element, combined with interesting wallpaper and a dynamic floor this room feels just the right size.

Mud Room - A set of built-in organizers in a mud room can transform a small space. Places for coats and shoes can be a strong design element, combined with interesting wallpaper and a dynamic floor this room feels just the right size.