One grand gesture is all it takes for a small space to make maximum impact, whether its high-powered wallpaper, a splurge-worthy piece of furniture, or a gutsy paint job, we share our favorite bold spaces.
Hand-finished wallpaper by Swedish company Sandberg brightens a Brooklyn brownstone foyer. Photo by Matthew Williams.
A plywood door with built-in bookshelves opens into the bedroom to form a bright green reading nook. Glimpsed from the adjacent room, the space looks larger than it is thanks to the lime hue. Photo by Ryohei Hamada.
Nix and Novak-Zemplinski, founders of the design firm BioLINIA, in their 1,000-square-foot apartment’s open-plan kitchen, dining, and living space. They had the decorative cabinets and ceiling panels CNC-milled by a Polish subsidiary of the Finnish company Koskisen. Photo by Andreas Meichsner.