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Small-Space Tips From An Interiors Pro

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    While you may not get the most spacious bang for your hard-earned buck when it comes to real estate in this jam-packed city, there's no need to retreat back to your dorm-decorating days (no matter how awesome that beanbag chair was). We've got an interior design guru who can show you how to live within your dimensional means — in style.

    Meet Brynn Olson, the Nate Berkus Associates alum who harnessed her entrepreneurial spirit to open her own business specializing in high-end residential and commercial spaces. When it comes to mastering the art of living small, Olson knows what it's like first hand — and not just because it's her job. After making the transition from a spacious apartment to a more petite pad, the designer had to get creative. And, we've seen her place. She succeeded. From the comfort of her covetable casa, she shared functional (and fashionable) solutions for your pied-à-terre. Don't sweat the small stuff; help is on the way.

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