Living small seems to be the wave of the future, especially when it comes to city dwellings. Sure, there are the mega penthouses that grab the headlines in the real estate news feeds, but the real story is the proliferation of small urban apartments and condos. In a two-bedroom, two-bath condo that is a little more than 1,000 square feet, interior designer Kathie Chrisicos of Chrisicos Interiors in Boston proves that a compact space that is well planned and beautiful can meet many needs. In fact, such a space can be a low-maintenance oasis, an escape from the burdens of furnishing and caring for lots of rooms. And her design is proof positive that color and pattern need not be left behind.
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