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byBonito Designs July 7, 2023 In Blog


Picture this: you’re in your couch on a Sunday afternoon, sipping some hot cocoa, when suddenly you realise something… Your space is shrinking faster than your favorite sweater in the wash maching! Fear not, for we have the ultimate guide on space-saving ideas that will make you exclaim, “My home is the ultimate focus!” 

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In today’s world, where every inch of space comes with a hefty price tag, it’s essential to master the art of space-saving. And we’re not just talking about squeezing your stuff into cramped corners and hoping for the best. No, no! We’re here to show you how to perform space-saving magic tricks that would make even the great Houdini scratch his head. 

Now, let’s get real for a moment. Imagine saving up to Rs. 15-20 lakhs simply by adopting some nifty space-saving ideas. It’s like finding a hidden treasure chest in your own home! By optimizing your space, you can reclaim up to 25% of your floor area, giving you more room to breathe, stretch, and do a little victory dance. 

But here’s the thing: wasting space is like throwing money out the window, and who does that? Not you, my friend! In fact, let’s do some math. Suppose you own an 800 square feet home, and each square foot is worth a cool 10,000 rupees. That means you’ve invested a whopping 80 lakhs in your humble abode. Now, imagine if your space isn’t optimized for awesomeness. It’s like paying for a five-star resort and getting a closet the size of Harry Potter’s cupboard under the stairs (read spandrel). 

But don’t fret! We’re here to save the day, just like Hagrid. Cue the heroic music! 

Our recent webinar on space-saving ideas, held on 10th June 2023, brought together a host of extraordinary insights and ideas with the help of our design expert. We busted common household issues, revealed secret storage techniques, and conjured up furniture solutions that will make you say, “I didn’t know my home could look so huge!” 

We took audience questions along with a well-thought-out and researched presentation on space saving. 

The very first question: 

How can interior design influence space or space saving? Can it? 

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The simple answer to this question is, YES! 

One of the first things an interior designer considers is the layout of your space. They understand the importance of flow and functionality, ensuring that every square inch is utilized to its fullest potential. They’ll then analyze the dimensions, take note of architectural features, and create a master plan that maximizes your space-saving efforts and offers you more room/breathing space. 

But it doesn’t stop there! Interior design goes beyond just rearranging furniture and choosing pretty colours. It’s a strategic dance between form and function. Designers will select furniture and accessories that serve a dual purpose—think ottomans with hidden storage compartments or wall-mounted shelves that double as display and storage space. 

They’ll also play with lighting, mirrors, and clever illusions to create an optical illusion of more space. It’s like having a magician on your side, making your home feel larger than life. 

The second question is: 

How can I make my living room more spacious and inviting? 

First things first, let’s tackle the art of decluttering. Say goodbye to unnecessary knick-knacks, piles of old magazines, and that collection of random items you’ve been holding onto. Clear the clutter, and you’ll instantly create a sense of openness and serenity. Remember, less is more! 

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Next up, let’s talk furniture placement. It’s all about finding the perfect balance between comfort and space optimization. Start by choosing furniture pieces that are appropriately sized for your room. Oversized sofas and bulky armchairs might be cozy, but they can make your living room feel cramped. Opt for sleek, streamlined furniture that doesn’t overwhelm the space. 

Moving on: 

Indian kitchens are super busy all year round. There is either a festival, someone’s birthday, anniversary, or incoming guests. And of course, we like to show off our cooking skills in all these occassions. How can we optimize the kitchen space while ensuring efficient storage? 

A place where where flavours dance and spices sizzle! 

With so much food preparation and celebrations going on, it’s important to make the most of your kitchen’s layout and storage options. First, clear out those unused appliances, utensils, and expired spices that have been hiding in the depths of your kitchen cabinets. 

Now, let’s dive into the world of smart storage. Think vertical! Utilize every inch of wall space by installing sturdy shelves or hanging racks to store pots, pans, and other frequently used items. This not only saves precious cabinet space but also keeps your go-to tools within arm’s reach. 

And don’t forget about the corners! Rotating trays are your secret tools for accessing those hard-to-reach spots with ease. 


How can I create a clutter-free bedroom where piled up clothes don’t look like ghosts in the dark? 

Under-bed storage containers or space-saving organisers will fit seamlessly into your closet. These nifty inventions provide ample room for stashing away off-season clothes, extra blankets, or miscellaneous items that tend to accumulate. By utilising underutilised spaces, you can banish the clutter and reclaim your bedroom from the grasp of those ghostly garments. 

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Minimalist bedroom design is another strategy for keeping the space uncluttered. Clear up counters and choose furniture that can double as extra storage. A stylish dresser with plenty of drawer space or a bed frame with secret storage spaces may do wonders for organising your stuff. 

Fold and hang clothes, return misplaced items to their designated spots, and maintain a clutter-free environment. All this goes without saying to prevent the accumulation of clutter and ensure your bedroom remains a serene place to rest contemplate. 

For more bites, trivias, and designer stories, tune in to Bonito Designs’ Discover.  

Additionally, visit our Experience center – Thane or Goregaon in Mumbai and HSR or HRBR Layout in Bangalore or you can book your appointment on www.bonito.in  

We are India’s no. 1 full home personalised interior design brand – we provide end to end solutions for all your interior needs. We have 250+ in house designs and we give 10 years warranty on our interior services. All our products pass through 7 stage quality check – right from designing to packaging to installation.   

Currently, we have a biggest value deal going on where you can save up to Rs. 1 lac. We have a limited period offer on furniture, mattresses, Appliances and wall design concepts. So, avail the benefits till it lasts.