Designer Nam Dang-Mitchell turned this mostly windowless basement into an inviting den with the help of decadent, metallic detailing and a black-and-white gallery wall. The low-lying sofa also helps to give the ceiling some extra height, making the room feel both cosy and spacious.
House & Home March 2013 issue
Rustic Kitchen Table
A narrow workstation with an open base keeps a small kitchen from feeling crowded, and still provides functional dining and counter space. This extra-slim table in homeowner Bonnie Brooks' kitchen works with the space rather than against it, leaving plenty of room to spare.
House & Home August 2013 issue
Slender flowers and foliage can add subtle decoration to a mantelpiece without overwhelming it. The clear glass vases on this mantel work especially well for small arrangements, keeping things light and airy.
House & Home July 2013 issue
With a 520-square-foot bungalow to call home, design editor Margot Austin knows all about making the most of small spaces. In her living room, Austin chose ottomans that slide easily underneath her tall coffee table — only to be pulled out again for extra seating in a pinch.
House & Home September 2012 issue
Without the space for a table, homeowners Magela Bruno and Marcelo Palacio installed a custom shelf above their radiator for much-needed storage. With its decorative details, the ledge adds pretty but practical charm to their tight entryway.
House & Home May 2014 issue