The question of how to accentuate space in a small room is a favorite debate amongst designers – but this latest tip is the most surprising secret yet. While the idea of filling a tiny space with oversized furniture may seem contradictory, industry experts agree that this contrasting theory is the trick to making a room feel bigger instantly. 

Perhaps unsurprisingly, therefore, giant furniture is having a moment – as homeowners include in oversized furnishings of all shapes, colors, and textures. With this modern home decor idea, bigger is always better. Here, interior experts share their secrets – and your small room will thank you for getting involved.

Oversized furniture in a small room

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‘A small room doesn’t mean it needs small furniture,’ begins Creative Director at Albion Nord, Camilla Clarke. In the discussion of her small living room ideas, Camilla urges you not to scale down on furniture but to go large and ’embrace a small sitting room with a large sofa,’ meaning ‘it becomes so much more inviting.’