1. Place a curtain around the bed. cdn1.cdnme.se It'll give your sleeping space some tranquility and a nook-like feel. gravity-gravity.tumblr.com 2. If your workspace only consists of a laptop, just use a bookshelf instead of taking up space with a desk. withlovefromkat.com 3. The curtain separator works for a kitchen too. marthastewart.com 4. Use a piece of plywood to build a makeshift wall that you can place a desk against. livingimpressive.com 5. Or a pull-down screen. gravity-gravity.tumblr.com Doubles as a surface to project movies on! 6. Put the bedroom under a gigantic canopy. pinterest.com It'll give the illusion of a private fort. 7. Use your TV to mentally separate your sleeping space from your entertainment space. Flickr: beachrepublic Also: love the accent wall in the "bedroom." 8. Opt for sliding doors for closets and bathrooms. pinterest.com They require less space than swing-out doors. 9. Repurpose an old window for kitchen separation. pinterest.com Also: a kitchen island on wheelies can provide some much-needed counter and storage space. 10. A chest doubles as a coffee table and as storage. littlebluedeer.com 11. Set your bed up against a wall so you can prop pillows up when you need to use it as a couch. remodelaholic.com 12. Make a couch that swivels into a bed. mettespotteridanmark.blogspot.com You can finally get that dreamy sectional you've always wanted. Get the DIY here. 13. Use seating as an opportunity to store as much stuff as possible. housebeautiful.com Instead of plain old chairs, opt for seating that serves double duty, like storage ottomans and storage couches. 14. Make use of a ladder in dead space behind a door. feathery-decor.tumblr.com You can hang things off of it, like a throw or a winter jacket. 15. Use your window as a projector screen. weheartit.com If you're not the type to watch television but still want the option to screen movies in your apartment, buy a white screen for your windows that double as blinds. 16. Place your sofa against the bed. theeverygirl.com 17. Chaise lounges are a good alternative to regular-sized couches. They're generally shorter than full-sized couches and are more versatile than a loveseat. And if you get two of them, you can sandwich them together into a makeshift bed. ziegz.com 18. Turn your bed into a movie pit with a heavy dresser or console. esohlee.com 19. A ceiling-hanging clothing rack takes advantage of your vertical space. lundagard.blogspot.com The one shown here doesn't look bulky or monstrous, and you have enough vertical space to stack things like shoes or books underneath. 20. Don't have space for a couch? Giant pillows on the floor can be laid out when you have guests over. pinterest.com And then put away when you need the floor space. SO COZY. 21. Build a super simple foldout table that's mounted to the wall. slownoodle.com If you have basic carpentry skills, you can make an incredibly simple kitchen table that folds back up onto a wall with some wood and some hinges. 22. Put your bed on lockable casters. apartmenttherapy.com This way, you can easily wheel it to be used as extra seating in the living room, or against a wall when you need some floor space to do an impromptu yoga routine or gymnastics flip.