5 Stylish Small Spaces Filled With HUGE Inspiration

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    UPDATE: This story was originally published on November 20.

    When you get home from a long day at work, all you want to do is take a load off, kick your feet up, pour yourself a glass of Pinot, and take in the view. Except, in NYC, you probably don't have a view. And, uh, sometimes when you kick your feet up you might accidentally kick something over. Yes, living in such covetable zip codes often comes at the cost of space, but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice a single ounce of style.

    For proof, we knocked on the doors of five influential New Yorkers (one of whom happens to work at R29) to see how they make the most of their tight square footage—and, of course, we didn't leave without grabbing all their expert tips to making a tiny pad look oh-so-big. From a DIY faux fireplace to a sophisticated loft (yes, they exist), these cribs may not have an XXL tag, but their chicness is off the charts. There's even room for plenty of Pinot—Noir and Grigio alike!

    Click through for the five coolest small spaces in NYC—plus, amazing decor tips.

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