Collection by Olivia Martin

Great Bars in Small Spaces


Sips and square footage aren’t mutually exclusive, so why should small homes lack well-stocked bars? We share seven ways to upgrade your bar without sacrificing space.

Atlas designed the wet bar to meld seamlessly with the modular shelving that encircles the kitchen.
Stacey and Doug prepare food before the kitchen's massive wall of soothing tile from Heath Ceramics.
No room for a built-in bar? Wing it, like architect Cass Calder Smith did in his SoHo apartment, with a modern cabinet,...
Arthur carved the Indiana limestone–clad bar out of an awkward space in the hallway.
"I think that small spaces inherently demand inventiveness," architect Michael Chen says.
Designer Jen Turner’s NewYorker, is a desk and a bar in one designed for a high-functioning studio apartment.
The architect worked carefully to create ample storage for myriad uses, since the space doubles as a wet bar for...

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