Studio Apartment Redesign: Kansas City

When I went home for Thanksgiving, I visited my best friend and her new adorable apartment near the Plaza in Kansas City! The layout is a little tricky and she wanted more room for having guests over, social gatherings, etc. so we came up with several options to rearrange the space.

Before:

Desk/table and bookshelf were tucked back in this alcove area.

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Couch was on this wall and served as a “catch all” rather than social area since it was near the door and easy to throw a bag or coat on right away.

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TV was here and at a difficult angle to really watch from the couch.

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Bed and bookshelves were in front of the windows and the first viewpoint when you enter the apartment.

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After:

Bed is now in the alcove area!

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Couch, chair and TV in the old bed area!

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Bed area tucked back so it’s not the first thing you see when you walk in the apartment.

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Desk/table against the bed as a separator and functional way to divide the space.

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Bookshelf adding height in this corner.

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New social area! We angled most of the pieces a bit to create visual interest and make the space appear larger.

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She loves the couch/tv area but the bed will take some getting used to 🙂 I think it looks fantastic! So in love with the adorable pineapple couch, wingback chair and mint colored bookshelves. Congrats on your first apartment!

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