Visualistan shares a save-worthy infographic from U.K.-based home decor retailer Amara, which lists 14 different ways to make the most of small spaces.
The tips encourage users to step back, visualize, and plan before purchasing, and to find a focal point to arrange furniture around. The graphic also maps arrangements to consider, such as a symmetrical layout which gives rooms a more formal feel, or placing furniture asymmetrically to establish a more casual environment.
Think of where foot traffic will flow. This is especially important in a room with two doors. Keep paths clear of obstacles and direct traffic around seating—not through it.