When you're living in a small space, it can be difficult to see beyond your limitations: A weird layout, awkwardly-placed architectural features, and, of course, the teeny floorplan all rank high on the list of complaints.
But, for a designer, these challenges become opportunities to put color, furniture, and creativity to work. We checked in with a few talented designers to see how they perfected the art of living stylishly in a small space. Check out their projects and let us know what tricks you'll be borrowing by tweeting @ViyetNY and @Refinery29.
As self-proclaimed bargain hunters and thrifting aficionados,Viyet co-founders Rachel Rodin & Louise Youngson-Klasfeld know a thing or two about doing up your digs on a dime. Now, two years after launching Viyet — a white-glove market for luxury secondhand furniture, curated by top designers — the longtime NYC residents are bringing their consignment know-how to R29.