10 Small-Space Decorating Tips to Steal From Hotels
Travel broadens the mind and widens our ambition toward curating our own immaculately turned-out retreat at home. Designed for maximum efficiency and comfort, hotels consistently dole out some of the most innovative space hacks and dramatic trends. Keep scrolling to take a page from a few of our very favorite escapes.
We love the symmetry and textural depth of this distinctive Soho House Istanbul space. The use of pairs from matching sconces to dueling arm chairs creates an impactful yet compact aesthetic. A seating area at the foot of the bed makes even a tighter layout feel multifunctional.
Investing in room dividers and multifunctional furnishings with transitional appeal will ensure you're getting the most out of your square footage. The Viceroy New York adeptly mixes custom-built storage with a sleekly edited, contemporary voice.
While the undeniably crisp allure of an all-white abode will always land among our favorite aesthetics, there’s no reason a smaller den can’t embrace more dark and brooding hues. The elegant tonality of this Soho House New York room proves a moody palette is all that's required to evoke a provocative yet sophisticated vibe.
In tight quarters, it's often necessary to arrange furnishings flush against walls in order to create sufficient flow throughout the space. Take a cue from The Line Hotel and try centering your bed. This ingenious layout allows the desk to double as a headboard.
There is an undeniable charisma to the hotel suite. From the romantic, deep crimson hues to a decadent crystal chandelier, Soho House Chicago is a master class in juxtaposing traditional pieces with soaring glamour. To get the look at home, pepper in special antiques and distinctive, sculptural furniture.
The unexpected composition of this chicly adorned suite at The Nomad Hotel inspires us to color outside the lines when it comes to arranging furniture. Placing seating away from the window and slightly askew opens up the space entirely and creates movement.
Roman and William's design for The Freehand Chicago mixes pops of bold color with heirloom woods and cleverly outfitted storage. Built-in desks and wall-mounted lighting frees up floor and counter space alike.
We love the way this artful living space at The Line Hotel bucks the trend of having technology as the focal point of the room. Keeping the television flush mounted to the wall allows the spectacular view to take center stage while beautifully streamlining the overall aesthetic.
Geometric prints make a bold impact in small spaces. This envy-inducing bathroom at The Beaumont Hotel London highlights architectural details with pattern work. The timeless high-contrast pairing of black and white is effortlessly chic and dramatic in any dosage.
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