Interiors: Minimalist interior design by Joseph Dirand. The New York Times takes us inside the French architect's stunning Paris apartment. Seen here is his small kitchen - copper accents, unique marble and herringbone/chevron floors.
Scared to layer rugs in a small space? Layering can actually make your room feel bigger. Use a rug in a smaller size and overlap it slightly at the corner to instantly create a visual separation between your living room and a DIY office or dining area.
A custom-cut banquette bench or table is a savvy solution for a small kitchen. A kidney-shape pedestal table eases traffic through the doorway of this galley kitchen. The banquette bench opens to reveal hidden storage.