If you live in a small apartment or home and you want to create a feeling of a bigger room there are several things you can do. Two of the biggest things you can do is create focal points and take advantage of reflecting. These two things will give you a bigger look and feel of the smaller rooms.
Creating a focal point in a small room is key when you dont want people noticing how small the room really is. When you have a specific focus point the room might be more interesting and seem a little bit bigger.
You can do this by painting one wall in the room a different or darker color giving your room an uncluttered gallery effect by the use of a low hanging light fixture and assembling artwork on the wall. This has an opening effect on the room.
When you use reflecting to make a room bigger, you will use things in your home that reflect such as mirrors, furniture, metallic pieces, and things that have a shimmer.
When these items are strategically placed throughout the home or the room they give a feeling of light and more space. A mirror can be placed strategically in a room to reflect the outdoors or even a window or a doorway which makes the room...