I wasted months trying to make vertical work – never doubting anything else would be good for a small space.
I love reading about extraordinary feats of maximizing small space – like this tri-level 182 square foot apartment via Faircompanies.com. I had 900 square feet, so I thought if I went vertical it would feel absolutely titanic.
And I suppose it was – in that it crashed and burned. Vertical made our space feel small, visually cluttered, and less relaxing. Fortunately, for most homes, small ones included, there is an alternative. Our home feels like a mansion now, but it’s because vertical was banned.
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