Ryland Peters & Small
Beautifully Small Spaces
In Beautifully Small, Sara Emslie embraces the positive aspects of living in small spaces and offers creative design and style solutions to the practical problems associated with limited living space. Sara draws inspiration from truly tiny spaces such as boats and caravans as well as her own home - a diminutive workman's cottage in Richmond, London. She discusses how even the most straightforward planning decisions can be complicated by the constraints of small spaces and suggests clever design solutions, and explores ideas for making compact interiors work through creative styling and decoration. In a series of case studies Sara takes a closer look at imaginative treatments for pocket-size interiors, showcasing a variety of tiny spaces including a terraced 'two-up, two-down' worker's cottage, a tiny studio with a clever mezzanine that incorporates a bathroom and a pint-sized coastal hideaway.