Think double duty: When entertaining, this desk is used as a dining table.

Dining/office inspo

This is an apartment that Holly Golightly would swoon over. By using a lavender palette and plenty of eye-popping patterns, designer Ashley Whittaker makes a feminine, bold, and glamorous statement in just 800 square feet.

White Vintage Captains Chairs Dining Room - Small Space Design - House Beautiful Wall storage/bar

"That room is small, and they wanted all the kids to fit there," says Gilbane. "So we had to be practical about furniture, choosing an ottoman instead of a cocktail table."

office, wood table, black pendants

raw

Zebra Stripes Allover Stencil on Walls | Design Assistant, Danielle Armstrong's NYC apartment | House Beautiful http://www.housebeautiful.com/decorating/ideas/danielle-armstrong-interview

old-red trestle table used as workspace/desk

office inspiration

living room.

Ashley Whittaker from HB

Recycled wooden boards and pallets are stacked up as furniture at this office in Kraków by Polish designers Morpho Studio.

Pop of color

Silver Box desk accessory | Postcard from Paris Home http://shop.postcardfromparis.com/products/bbd515

Nice gallery wall for a small apartment