Downsizing done right: Expert tips for crafting a modern, compact and stylish living space

Whether moving into a new building, an existing property or designing a new home, thoroughly evaluate the new space in advance and set out a clear plan around how each room will be used

Be decisive about what is not being moved to the new house as this will make planning the new spaces far easier

Making the transition from a large family home to a more modern compact abode can, for many reasons, be both daunting and overwhelming, but it’s also an opportunity for a fresh start in a bright, manageable, modern and clean-lined space.

Many of my clients who are downsizing from family homes generally want to achieve a completely different design aesthetic to the one they are used to.

They are keen to do away with the heavier, ...