They say that good things come in small packages – and sometimes even compact ones can be luxurious. These small furniture pieces can layer the interiors with style, functionality, and personality without occupying too much room or overwhelming the decor. It’s recommended to opt for timeless designs that are accessible and elegant and celebrate refined craftsmanship. In this blog, we’ve compiled some popular pieces that reflect ‘less is more’ and show how smaller pieces can significantly impact your decor.
A small ottoman is a versatile piece of furniture that can be used as a footrest, a seating option, or as a place to store blankets, books, or other small items. If you want to bring a dash of glamour into the decor, opt for one with ornamental detail, such as a structural frame in antique metal finish wraps. Ottomans come in various shapes, sizes, and materials, from leather to fabric and even rattan. By selecting one with storage, you can also enhance the functionality of the space.
2. Side Tables
Side tables are a quaint and functional addition to the interiors. They add a decorative touch to a room without taking up much space and can be used to display lamps, plants, or other decorative items. Side tables can be a fusion of an earthy material palette with subtle hints of rusticity and timeless elegance, or you can opt for something more contemporary, finished in stone or metal. Stackable or nesting side tables are a clever pick for compact spaces, as one can put them away when not in use.
3. Stools or bar chairs
Stools offer extra seating for parties and social gatherings and can be conveniently stacked away when not in use. A bar stool doubles as an accent chair that can provide extra seating. Most bar stools or chairs feature a petite design that requires less square footage and gives a visually lighter appeal. Depending on your selected style, they may or may not feature a backrest.
4. Floor Lamps
Floor lamps are a great way to illuminate a room and bring in a layered lighting scheme, especially in spaces where overhead lighting is not available or sufficient. They can also be used as decorative pieces that can enhance the style and ambience of a room. You can select one as per your design scheme. For instance, a distressed metal finish with a long cylindrical base emanates the industrial decor vibe. Alternatively, a classic vintage lamp can add much character to your side table, console or living area.
5. Bar Cabinets
Small bar cabinets are perfect for keeping spirits soaring. It is an excellent option for anyone who wants a designated space for storing and serving drinks but has limited space in their home. Make sure you pick one that offers ample space for barware. A perfect way to get a bar when your home lacks space for a bigger one.
These are some of our favourite small furniture pieces that can positively impact your interiors.