With time as the population keeps rising in the world the space we have to live in the cities are growing smaller and smaller. This leads to apartments becoming smaller and more cramped. This would be the case especially if you are just starting out as all you could be able to afford would be small cramped apartments. For people like this space is very important. They want to make the most of the tiny space that they have and this requires a certain level of imaginative skills. This can apply to even situations of a small house. It applies in all situations where the space you have is too limited. A lot of people who lack the skills end up making their apartments or houses more cramped than they were before.
You need to have some solid interior furniture solutions and such in this situation to make sure that you make the most of the limited space you have. That is to say how you arrange them or the type of furniture you buy would have a big impact on how much of space you would be able to utilize in your home. You must think smart and buy furniture which is very compact in nature or has a foldable capability. There are lot of tables and such which could be connected to the wall and be put up when not in use. This way your space would become a bit restricted only when you are using it. Then there are some innovative designers who have designed tables and chairs where the chairs fit into a compact table and can be pulled out when needed. This is a great space saver. Then there are also sofas that can double as beds and sometimes even as bunk beds. Of course you still have the old fashioned but good old wall beds which can be pulled down when needed and be put up again. All in all there are a lot of new and great ideas that you could try.
Moving on from interior furniture solutions there are smart ideas and designs when it comes to storage as well. A lot of people have books that they have nowhere to keep properly. One of the best ideas is to hang a book rack on the wall close to your roof or on the two sides of your bed etc. in terms of houses there are some plans that utilize stairs as a way of storing things like books and all. Some others even store stuff like clothes inside stairs.
In conclusion all it takes for you to save space in your small house or cramped apartments is some imagination. There are so many designs and ideas you can get off the internet as well. So simply do some good research.