Dorm Room Disasters
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The first thing David does is give the room some simple symmetry. "In a small room like this, just making everything symmetrical and easy opens it up," David says.
Before, Kali and Ashley had their furniture in a funky formation. That, David says, is the biggest mistake people make in small spaces. "They tend to try to be creative and very abstract with their furniture," he says. "But in a small space, keeping everything symmetrical keeps it organized and makes it really clean for the eyes to look at."
In this room: area rugs, IKEA; lamps, IKEA; throws and comforters, IKEA; sheers, IKEA; throw pillows, IKEA; ottoman, IKEA; placemats, IKEA; vases, IKEA; curtain tension rods, Target