What Makes a Small Room Look Bigger: Five Decorating Myths Debunked

What Makes a Small Room Look Bigger: Five Decorating Myths Debunked

DOES A SMALL room decorated like a monk’s cell—white walls, sparse furnishings—really seem larger than it would if adorned more luxuriously? No, say design experts. “Fabric, textures—so often people feel that if they put all this in, it’s going to make [a small room] feel claustrophobic,” said London interior designer Nicole Salvesen, of Salvesen Graham.