"Use small side tables instead of big coffee tables, which eat up a room," designer Mark Egerstrom says. "Being able to move things around makes you feel less beholden and cramped." Modern Fireplaces, Decor Ideas, Living Rooms, Houses Beautiful, Small Spaces, Modern Houses, Small Houses, Wood Wall, Spaces Design
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Extend Rooms Outside--The wood floors of Egerstrom's kitchen extend out to a coordinated deck through glass shower doors, creating the illusion of a much bigger space. "Your sight line goes to the windows and the space outside, which makes the room seem much larger," he says.
Like the idea of taking book-case like this and making it floating (wall-mounted). Adds structural rigidity to overall frame, and is low cost for mounting and actual shelf cost. Main concern would be finding with adaquetely thickness of shelves to facilitate hanging.