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What is space planning?

In recent weeks, we’ve all spent much more time at home. And, for many of us, we’ve not only been living in our homes but working and/or home schooling there too. Issues around multi-functional spaces and storage dilemmas have been – quite literally – brought home.

Our interior design studio has answered so many enquiries that essentially boil down to using space more efficiently or cleverly. Sometimes, the solution to a problem has been to source space-saving and multi-functional furniture. Modular shelving units and foldaway desks have really come into their own lately. But for many of our clients, there’s an opportunity to reconsider the use of a whole room or areas throughout the entire home. And for this, we offer space planning.

Space planning is a fundamental part of the interior design process. Through discussion with a homeowner, we start an in-depth analysis of how spaces are, or will be, used. One of our designers then draws a series of plans to demonstrate how areas might be improved through a variety of adjustments. Following client feedback, we then finesse the preferred solutions.

In this case study, for example, the homeowner wanted to maximise space and storage within a two-bedroom factory conversion. They also wanted an area in which to relax with music and books as well as somewhere to work, while still retaining an open-plan living space that was well-suited to entertaining. Take a look at some of our space plans below. Which solution would you have opted for?


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If you need expert advice on how to enhance your home, contact the Warehouse Home interior design studio HERE for a complimentary 1-hour consultation.

Our guest contributor Sophie Bush is the founder of Warehouse Home. Warehouse Home combines a specialist real estate agency, interior design studio and online homeware store. The brand also produces an award-winning blog, an internationally renowned magazine and has published a bestselling book. Warehouse Home real estate agency is a sister-agency to Unique Property Company.

To learn more about Warehouse Home visit the website.

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