Why small really can be beautiful when it comes to home interiors

published by

Fran Puddefoot

Small spaces don’t have to be poky. With a bit of lateral thinking, even the tiniest corner can be put to good use. Take a look at our favourite space savers.


Where to start with the amazingly versatile Vox Nest children’s cabin bed? The built-in shelves come as standard, but what we love are the storage options which include a desk, hanging rail, pull out wardrobe, bookcase and much, much more. £545 for the standard bed,


These rustic ladder drawers are a multi-level,  multi-function slimline storage saviour. Despite its compact size, it holds four shelves and two spacious drawers made from rustic wood with metal handles. £385,


The bamboo Eptakomi clothes rack will help you get the most from the available space in your hallway, living room or laundry room. In addition, it has three shelves and a storage bin where you can keep your shoes, boots and larger accessories. £99.99,


The Vola computer desk is the perfect contemporary home office solution and  thanks to its L-shaped design, this desk optimises space by fitting neatly into the corner of a room or against a wall, so you can have a dedicated area for work or study. £139,


Maximising space in the kitchen is key, so why not check out the MIA by Carlo Cracco collection from Scavolini. Designed in collaboration with the Italian chef, the range includes this handy storage compartment concealed beneath a hinged section of a worktop. For stockists visit


The Hambledon Wide Oak Ladder Shelf is a quirky and unique take on the traditional stepladder and provides valuable storage with a modern twist. This unit has six wide shelves with plenty of space for you to pop your favourite books, photos and knickknacks. £475,


Author:  Sarah Freeman, V&A Homes


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